Tone

Tone

Posted on 06/15/2017


Photo taken on August  8, 2010

1/250 f/5.5 22.8 mm ISO 100

SONY DSC-W300


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These class 67's were built in Valencia Spain for English Welch and Sottish Railways ( EWS ) and this one now owned by DB Schenker was painted Red with a maple leaf and named "Keith Heller" in honour of the Canadian-born former EWS and DB Schenker UK chairman

Info by S.Dury. Cheers Steve.

S Drury, Evangrek63, Jenny McIntyre, Manfred Kaddik and 10 other people have particularly liked this photo


25 comments - The latest ones
Nick Weall
Nick Weall
Nice shot Tone
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Nick Weall
Hi Nick. Thanks*. Rare to get a Canadian loco in the UK
5 months ago.
Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker
Where is this fine shot, Tone? Schenker doesn't seem to be a time-honoured Devon farming family name!
5 months ago.
John FitzGerald has replied to Andy Rodker
And it's a Schenker Canada locomotive, Andy, but Canada doesn't have beach huts. Or old bridges. Something suspicious here, eh? I think we should be told.
5 months ago. Edited 5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Andy Rodker
Hi Andy. Thanks*. It's at Brunel's Hookhills viaduct in Torbay. A unique sight on the Torbay Express.
5 months ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Always a great subject!
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Larry Drummond
Hi Larry. Yes a great subject. And this one unique with the Schenker Canadian loco on the British line
5 months ago.
John FitzGerald
John FitzGerald
An excellent view with great depth.
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to John FitzGerald
Hi John. Thanks* A Schenker Canadian locomotive Just off the British mainline here on the GWR at I K Brunel's Hookhill Viaduct.
5 months ago. Edited 5 months ago.
Nacer Hakem
Nacer Hakem
Belle capture!!
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Nacer Hakem
Hi Nacer thanks.
5 months ago.
Pam J
Pam J
Keep the engine ... I will drool over the Brunel viaduct !
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Pam J
Hi Pam. Thanks*. Brunel did lots of work here. Chiefly the GWR.
5 months ago.
Pam J has replied to Tone
Grins.. I know.. he is one of my top 3 heros.
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Pam J
Good. He was a Great man who left his mark so vividly on the local landscape.
5 months ago.
Ulrich John
Ulrich John
Nice creation ! Well done, Tone ! Good Morning !
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Ulrich John
Thanks* John. Have a good day.
5 months ago.
Boro
Boro
Compo originale
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Boro
Hi Boro thanks
5 months ago.
Martin Humphreys
Martin Humphreys
Super capture
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Martin Humphreys
Hi Martin thanks.
5 months ago.
Jenny McIntyre
Jenny McIntyre
I thought it was in Devon - that's the island near Torquay isn't it?
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to Jenny McIntyre
Hi Jenny. Thanks*. Yes it is in Devon and the island is Ore Stone off Torquay.
5 months ago.
S Drury
S Drury
Hello Tone what a smashing shot indeed and certainly added to my favs folder

... just to add to the info here these class 67's were i believe built in Valencia Spain for English Welch and Sottish Railways ( EWS ) and this one now owned by DB Schenker was painted Red with a maple leaf and named "Keith Heller" in honour of the Canadian-born former EWS and DB Schenker UK chairman

Best wishes ... Steve
5 months ago.
Tone has replied to S Drury
Hi Steve. Thanks* for the info. That clears things up.. All the best Tone.
5 months ago.