Crowcombe Al's photos


  • Strange Sun

    At around 1100. As we're about to get the (hopefully) edge of Hurricane Ophelia, we wondered if this was due to dust in the clouds? Yep, confirmed by the Met Office as Saharan dust. The light had been very yellow this morning - photo taken just before…

  • Another day ...

    ... another Pines Express. 75014 just going past Crowcombe Bridge and about to enter the station. Happy looking chap on the bridge :) At the 2017 Autumn Steam Gala on the West Somerset Railway.

  • 53809

    One of the Home Fleet leaving Crowcombe Heathfield station for Minehead. At the 2017 Autumn Steam Gala on the West Somerset Railway.


  • The Pines Express

    75014 about to go under Crowcombe Bridge and enter the station. At the 2017 Autumn Steam Gala on the West Somerset Railway.

  • The Pines Express

    75014 just starting the final climb before Crowcombe Bridge. At the 2017 Autumn Steam Gala on the West Somerset Railway.

  • 1501

    At the 2017 Autumn Steam Gala on the West Somerset Railway - just before Crowcombe Heathfield station having travelled from Minehead.


  • Raveningham Hall

    At the 2017 Autumn Steam Gala on the West Somerset Railway - entering Crowcombe Heathfield station from Minehead. The "enthusiasts" often witter on that they only want black locos on the line, whether they be visitors or from the Home Fleet. 6960 is the…

  • British Railways Standard 4MT 4-6-0 75014

    At the 2017 Autumn Steam Gala on the West Somerset Railway - just before Crowcombe Heathfield station with Crowcombe Bridge in the background. Going to BL. Probably the most interesting loco (for me) at the Gala. Looks good and has a great chime whistl…

  • EX-BR(WR) 1500 Class 0-6-0 Pannier Tank N0 1501

    At the 2017 Autumn Steam Gala on the West Somerset Railway - leaving Crowcombe Heathfield station. Beautiful sunshine, unless one is taking photos :)


  • Cotswold-Quantock Explorer

    A charter from Oxford to Minehead on a High Speed Train (HST). Leaving Crowcombe Heathfield station, just before Crowcombe Bridge. A nice day after early morning rain - very bright sunshine.

  • Another day ...

    ... another butterfly. This time a Comma on, would you believe, a Sedum :)

  • Small Tortoiseshell

    On a Sedum and enjoying the Aumtumn sun.


  • Small Copper

    On a Sedum. Early Autumn is the time for Sedums to be Butterfly magnets - just like the Buddleias in Summer.

  • Red Admiral

    On a Sedum. Makes a pleasant change from trains :)

  • Flying Scotsman

    Leaving Crowcombe Heathfield station on its last journey to Minehead.


  • Flying Scotsman

    About to depart for its last trip to Minehead. With Raveningham Hall on the Up platform.

  • Somerset Coast Express

    6960 Raveningham Hall just before Crowcombe Heathfield station - to be the crossover with Flying Scotsman.

  • Flying Scotsman

    The last excursion from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead. Before its arrival at Crowcombe Heathfield, showing some of the visitors on the Down platform.


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