Polyrus

Polyrus

Posted on 03/01/2016


Photo taken on May 31, 1982



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British Railways
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A Stanier duo

A Stanier duo
A Stanier class Jubilee 5690 'Leander' of 1936, piloting Stanier Black Five 5407 of 1937, at Garsdale with the 'Cumbrian Mountain Pullman' from Carlisle to Hellifield.

Explored!

Loose_Grip, Thierry49, Erhard Bernstein, Gudrun and 16 other people have particularly liked this photo


30 comments - The latest ones
Léopold
Léopold
LMS toy for adult kid.
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Léopold
Right! And the main difference between men and boys, is the price of their toys!
Thanks for the links.
20 months ago. Edited 20 months ago.
Mitch Seaver
Mitch Seaver
Outstanding!
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Mitch Seaver
Thank you, Mitch
20 months ago.
Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley
Love this - a superb shot.
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Jeff Farley
Many thanks, Jeff. Such sights live long in the memory.
20 months ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Outstanding shot!

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20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to William Sutherland
Thanks for dropping by, William.
20 months ago.
HappySnapper
HappySnapper
not every day you could catch a shot like that, marvelous.
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to HappySnapper
Thanks Maurice. You are a master of the under-statement. I'm lucky if I get a shot like this every decade! ;-)
20 months ago.
Pam J
Pam J
OOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Love it !
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Pam J
I'll take that as a big plus!
Does it remind you of when you were little ...and when you played with boys toys?
20 months ago.
Pam J has replied to Polyrus
Smiles Sweetly.... I had my OWN train set !!!
20 months ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Beautifully captured.
Congrats on Explore.
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Jaap van 't Veen
Thank you, Jaap.
20 months ago.
Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda
Bien vu et bien rendu ..!
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Malik Raoulda
Je vous remercie de votre visite et commentaire, Malik
20 months ago.
tiabunna
tiabunna
That would have been impressive, Neil.
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to tiabunna
The sight is permanently etched inside my memory bank, George.
20 months ago.
Puzzler4879 Happy Thanksgiving!
Puzzler4879 Happy Th…
Wonderful work!!
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Puzzler4879 Happy Th…
Thank you, John.
20 months ago.
Keith Burton
Keith Burton
Cracking image Neil. I know you mentioned that these engines commonly run double- headed, but it's not something I've ever seen before!

Well done on getting "Explored". You're becoming a regular feature on there.
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Keith Burton
Many thanks, Keith.
Chichester is unlikely to see double-headed steam locos in the near future. Most of the larger Heritage Railways will run the occasional d-h to provide photo opportunities, but on the Settle & Carlisle railway it is more of a practical thing, to get the trains up and over the Cumbrian mountains.
20 months ago.
Judith Jannetta
Judith Jannetta
Splendid shot!
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Judith Jannetta
Thank you, Judith.
20 months ago.
Annemarie
Annemarie
congrats on Explore:)
20 months ago.
Polyrus has replied to Annemarie
Thank you Annemarie
20 months ago.
Gudrun
Gudrun
Cool, I've never seen something like thiis! I like the steam plumes:-)
20 months ago.
Erhard Bernstein
Erhard Bernstein
A dream ...!
20 months ago.
Loose_Grip
Loose_Grip
Great broadsides shot Neil. Good to know that this combination is still running on the main line nearly 35 years later.
20 months ago.