A Stanier duo

Railways - steam

Among Polyrus' albums



  • Standard Class 3 tank 82024

    ...flanked by 30500 & 82011 at Nine Elms shed 5-5-63

  • Standard Class 3 tanks on death row

    82025, 82011 & one other standard 3, plus several former LMS 4Fs in Cohen's scrapyard near Kettering in 1964. A scan from my Agfa CT18 slide

  • 61282 B1 at Peterborough

    with an up Butlins Express in August 1958. ...another print from my late father's collection, and accumulated during his 51 years working on the railways of the East Midlands.


  • 7760 GWR Panier Tank loco

    ...working at Loughborough on the GCR. Taken with an Olympus OM2 & 28mm W/A on Konica Color SR-V100

  • BR Standard 4MT Tank loco 80064

    One of over 200 locos rescued from the scrapyard at Barry this loco was restored to working order in 1981. Seen here in 1990 at Sheffield Park in Sussex with Bulleid MN Pacific 'Port Line' on the Bluebell Line. Scan from a print, taken with an Olympus OM…

  • 928 'Stowe'

    ...and 30928 in BR days, cooling down late one evening at Sheffield Park August '90 after a hard day out on the tracks. A scan of a print, taken with an Olympus OM2 & 28mm W/A on Kodak VR 100-2


  • Thompson Class B1 61264

    A colour rail slide taken at the long gone Nottingham Victoria station - from an alley off Clare Street. June 1963

  • Thompson Class B1 61279 taking on water

    A colour rail slide taken at the NE corner of the long gone Nottingham Victoria Station in July 1963

  • K&ESR 0-6-0ST (as #26 Linda)

    This friendly little saddle tank loco was a Hunslet-built "Austerity" 0-6-0ST built in 1952 (works no 3781) for the National Coal Board. Arrived on the K&ESR in 1977 from Maesteg in South Wales. However, the railway then confusingly had two different loco…


  • 68023 at Middlesbrough c1957

    Yet another photo from my late father's collection. This J94 0-6-0ST was built for the War Department in 1944 and saw service on BR up to 1965 when it was withdrawn and scrapped.

  • LNER Peppercorn Class A1 60144 'King's Courier'

    ...at Grantham, only days prior to its withdrawal in April 63 after just 14 years of service.

  • Thompson Class B1 61337

    ...at Lincoln Central station - Aug 1964 LNER's cheaper equivalent of the Black 5


  • Thompson Class B1 61208 - plus D6752

    ...at Retford - June 1964

  • 60154 'Bon Accord' '56

    at Grantham 1956. Another image from my late father's collection, which he accumulated during his 51 years working on the railways. A pity that he could not afford a decent camera before the mid 50s

  • 60154 Bon Accord '61

    ... with a 34A shed plate! Taken at Neville Hill West junction in 1961 Another image from my late father's collection, which he accumulated during his 51 years working on the railways. This print had 1961 written on the back.


  • 75006 at the Tyseley home for tenderless locos

    no TLC here in the early 60s

  • 48036 at Crewe 1964

    This must have been one of the last steam locos to be with withdrawn by BR, four years after this photo was taken, in March 1968

  • Southern & LMS at Ropley

    34007 'Wadebridge', 45379 & 41312 in November 2012


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