Polyrus' photos with the steam loco

'Beddgelert' on The Fairbourne Railway

'Beddgelert' on The Fairbourne Railway
The Fairbourne Railway is a 12 1⁄4 inch (311 mm) gauge railway running for 2 miles (3.2 km) from the village of Fairbourne on the Mid-Wales coast, to the end of the peninsula at the Barmouth Ferry railway station.
The railway has four steam locomotives an…
Added on October  8, 2016

46115 'Scots Guardsman' arriving Winchfield

46115 'Scots Guardsman' arriving Winchfield
Stopping at Winchfield last month, to take on water. The Scot was hauling The Cathedrals Express from London to Weymouth and back.
This was the first time I had seen this former LMS locomotive in almost fifty years and although then 'preserved', I never e…
Added on August 12, 2016

32636 by the turntable on Newhaven shed

32636 by the turntable on Newhaven shed
Known as 'Terriers' these class A1/A1X locos were designed by William Stroudley for the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR) and this one was built in Brighton Works shortly before most of us were born.... in 1872.
32636 was withdrawn by Bri…
Added on June 22, 2016

53808 at Masbury summit, S&DJR

53808 at Masbury summit, S&DJR
with a summer Saturday's only Exmouth-Cleethorpes excursion August 1962.

This inter-regional train took almost 11 hours and several loco changes en route from Exmouth to Cleethorpes and/or vice versa, as there was one 10 coach train in each direction, pa…
Added on June  7, 2016

7821 'Ditcheat Manor' in the rain at Barry scrapyard

7821 'Ditcheat Manor' in the rain at Barry scrapyard
1980 negative: Scan from the original 35mm neg and then tweaked in NIK Silver Efex Pro
Added on May 21, 2016

7821 'Ditcheat Manor' at Quorn & Woodhouse Stn.

7821 'Ditcheat Manor' at Quorn & Woodhouse Stn.
On the preserved Great Central Railway (GCR) November 2004.

A scan from my original slide taken in November 2004 then tweaked in the NIK Collection Color Efex Pro.
Added on May 21, 2016

7821 'Ditcheat Manor' on shed at Aberystwyth

7821 'Ditcheat Manor' on shed at Aberystwyth
...in June 1963.

A scan from the original 35mm slide which was then passed through Google's NIK Color Efex Pro.

Ditcheat Manor House was built in the 17th century and is located in the Mendip district of Somerset.
Added on May 21, 2016

80135 enturing the first stages of restoration

80135 enturing the first stages of restoration
....in the relatively primitive and dimly lit engine shed at Grosmont NYMR in 1974
Added on April 21, 2016