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Personal blog of Steam Galas & Mainline Steam running from around the North of England. Pictures copyright of Author!!

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Steel, Steam & Stars I - Llangollen - 2007


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21/04/2007 - Pictures from Saturday - A Mega steam festival which surpassed even last years event at Llangollen with 11 engines in steam (and a beer festival.) What more could you ask for - we even had sunshine as well
Brilliant !!

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ELR Spring Steam Gala - 2007


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03/03/2007 - Pictures from the ELR Spring Gala on Saturday .
This time trying a couple of new locations on the line.
The Gala featured 9f - 92214, Black 5-45231, Jinty 47324. Jubilee 5690-Leander, 6201 Princess Elizabeth & 850-Lord Nelson, but no sign of 71000 whilst I was there.

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GCR - Winter Steam Gala - Heavy Freight Experiance - 2007


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Sunday 28/01/07 - G.C.R. Winter Gala 2007 featuring guest locos 42968 & 49395 plus some resident locos and diesals. All these engines running extensive heavy freight trains as well as the passenger timetable.

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K&WV Railway Winter Steam Gala - 2007


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17/02/2007 - Two Lovely sunny days in February! Very unusual
4953 Pitchford Hall was this years guest engine and I spent most of Saturday afternoon chasing this engine around. On Sunday I arrived reasonable early and just caught Pitchford Hall on the freight train and then photographed the usual suspects in various locations

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ELR Winter Steam Festival - 2007


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Saturday 27/01/07 - A Dull cloudy day with with lots of action and engines in steam which include
2 x LMS Stanier black 5`s - 45231 & 45407
LMS Stanier Jubilee 5690 "Leander"
LMS Pacific - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth"
BR 9F 2-10-0 -92214,
LMS 0-6-0 Jinty-47324
LMS 4F-44422
SR 4-6-0 - 850 Lord Nelson
.... and even more steam and smoke.

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Churnet Valley Railway - "Great Marquess" Weekend


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Saturday 13/01/07 - An assortment of pictures from the Churnet Valley Railway`s - Great Marquess Weekend, featuring 61994 -"The Great Marquess" and 7021 "Ditcheat Manor"

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Ribble Steam Railway - January Steaming - 2007


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06/01/2007 - Photographs from the Ribble Steam Railway winter steaming and also combining a trip around their museum with the Preston Model Railway Exhibition
A lovely stretch of line well over a mile long which crosses Preston Marina via a swing road/rail bridge and runs along the banks of the River Ribble towards Preston centre.

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ELR Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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29/10/2006 - A few pictures taken from the classic location at Burrs country park on a dull Saturday morning of the 2006 E.L.R Autumn gala which include
71000 "Duke of Gloucester"
LMS Jubilee - 5690 "Leander"
BR Std Tank = 80135
LMS Jinty 47324
Fowler 4F - 44422
and LMS Stanier Black 5 - 45407 as 45157.

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K&WV Railway Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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15/10/2006 - Pictures from the Autumn Steam gala at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
LMS 4-6-0 Jubilee 5690 Class "Leander"
SR 4-6-0 King Arthur Class - 30777 "St Lamiel" (static in Haworth sheds)
home fleet - Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Class 25 0-6-0 No.957
LMS 0-6-0 "Jinty" - 47279
BR Std tank - 80002
LMS Ivatt Tank - 41241
Taff Valley Coal Tank No.85

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NYMR Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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01/10/2006 - Pictures from the North York moors Autumn steam gala taken on Sunday which include
A4 Pacific 4-6-2 - 60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley",
'Super D' LNWR Class G2 7F 0-8-0 - 49395
LMS 4-6-0 Black 5 - 45212,
Lampton Tank No29,
S R Class S15 No. 825,
BR 2-6-0 Std 4 -76079.
BR Std 5 - 75029,
GER Tank - 6619,
SR Schools class 30926 "Repton"
BR Std Tank - 80135
S & D 2-8-0 Class 7F - 53809

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Severn Valley Railway - Autumn Steam Gala - 2006


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23/09/2006 - Pictures from the SVR Autumn Gala 2006 with a distinct LMS Flavour this year made up with their home fleet and visiting engines 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" , 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" plus home fleet made up of LMS Black 5 - 45110, LMS 8F 48773, LMS Mogel 2-6-0-42968 LMS Ivatt 2mt - 46443 and Super D 49365 GWR Tank 1501, GWR Pannier tank 7564, GWR tank 5164 and 7802 "Bradley Manor"
My first visit and add an excellent day out along one of the nicest perversed lines in the country.

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Llangollen Steam Gala - 2006


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09/09/2006 - Pictures from Llangollen Steam festival which include Guards van rides, Autotrain ride and even a engine failure and rescue + sunny weather.
One of the most enjoyable I`ve attended - well done Llangollen !

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GCR - "Mail By Rail" Gala - 2006


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28/07/2006 - Photographs from the Great Central Railways themed "Mail by Rail" gala on Saturday 290706 with pictures of the "traveling post office" vans, passenger trains, wind cutter- freight trains and diesels

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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Steam Gala - 2006


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07/07/2006 - Pictures from the summer gala which include the 2 Fairburns (42073 /42085), Furness No20 and Saddle Tank "David"

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ELR Summer Steam Gala - 2006


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23/06/2006 - Lots of pictures from this summer festival which include -
LMS Pacific 4-6-2 -6201 "Princess Elizabeth"
BR Std Pacific 4-6-2 - 71000 "Duke of Gloucester"
Austerity 0-6-0 - 68030,
LMS 0-6-0 Jinty 47324,
LMS 4-6-0 Jubilee Class - 5690 "Leander"
LMS 0-0-0 - 44422
BR Std 2-10-2 9F - 92214

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GCR - "Big 4 Event" - 2006


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19/05/2006 - Pictures of LNER V2 4771 "Green Arrow", SR 30777 "St Lamiel", GWR Tank 4141 and LMS Black five 45305 plus other static engines

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G & W Railway - Centenary Steam Gala - 2006


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02/05/2006 - Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway Centenary Steam Gala. With pictures from Toddington, Winchcombe and Cheltenham
Lots of pictures of various locos which include
GWR Pannier tank - 1450 on a Auto train,
2 BR 2-10-0 9fs - 92212 & 92203
GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 - 7903 "Foremarke Hall,"
GWR Castle class 4-6-0 - 5051 "Lord Bathurst"
GWR 4-4-0 - 3440 "City of Truro,"
GWR 2-6-2 Prairie Tank 5542
GWR 57XX class Pannier tank - 9642
A excellent day out - but a long way to travel from up north

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K&WV Railway Winter Steam Gala - 2006


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18/02/2006 - Pictures from their 2006 winter steam Gala with their resident fleet and guest
Guest engine LMS 2-6-0 Mogel 42968
BR Std Tank - 80002
Taff Vale Railway Class O2 0-6-2T No. 85,
L&Y 0-6-0 - 957
LMS 0-6-0 Jinty - 47279

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Mainline Steam & Notable Workings - 2006


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04/03/2006 - Black 5 - 45407 pilots BR Std 4 - 76079 across a frozen Rishton reservoir with a special running of "The Liverpool Manchester 175th" around Manchester, Huddersfield, Copy Pit, Blackburn and return to Liverpool.
11/03/2006 - An excursion advertised as "The Big Day Out" hauled by LMS 8F - 48151 from Carnforth to Chester via Hellifield and sporting a "The Green Express" headboard is captured approaching the footcrossing at Billington on the start of the climb up Whalley Banks.
08/04/2006 - 6233 Duchess of Sutherland" races north along the WCML approaching Flag lane, Farington with a running of "The Flyde Coast Express" steam hauled from Derby to Blackpool
03/06/2006 - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" takes water at Hellifield good loop with a running of the Cumbrian Coast Express from Doncaster to Carlisle
03/06/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" drags its load out of Barton goods loop on "The Citadel Express" from Crewe to Carlisle on the outward leg.
04/06/2006 - 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" waits in Hellifield goods loop for coaching stock for a "Dalesman Excursion" up the Settle & Carlisle Railway to Carlisle.
16/06/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" powering north along the WCML at Brock with a running of "The Citadel Express" from London to Carlisle - steam hauled from Crewe
05/08/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" arriving at Hellifield with "The Cumbrian Mountain Fellsman" steam hauled from Carnforth, around Carlisle to Appleby and onto Hellifield.
12/08/2006 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" heads south down the S & C on its return seen here crossing Denthead Viaduct with a running of the "Dalesman" from Hellifield to Carlisle and back.
17/09/2006 - 30777 "Sir Lamiel" takes "The Dales Discoverer" on a misty day over Ribblehead viaduct on a trip from York to Carlisle

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Mainline Steam & Notable Workings - 2005


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It started again back in 2004 with the purchase of a little Kodak DX 4530 5.1 DX mega pixel camera. With-in a year, I bought a Nikon D50 and was hooked !
01/05/2005 ... and a trip on the "Dalesman" running from Blackburn to Carlisle & return with 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" being the days powerhouse
02/07/2005 - 6233 "Duchess of Sutherland" takes over at Preston on an excursion from Bristol to Carlisle seen here coming off Whalley Viaduct taken from the end of the station platform.
29/08/2005 - 5690 "Leander" takes the holidaymakers back to Nuneaton with the "Blackpool Belle" seen passing Flag Lane at Farington.
03/09/2005 - 71000 "Duke of Gloucester" with a returning "Dalesman" steam hauled from Carnforth via Carlisle to Crewe seen at Billington on the accent of Whalley banks
26/10/2005 - A trip on "The Blackpool Express" - Black 5 -45407 in disguise as 44996 from Rawtenstall to Blackpool and return

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