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Kenny's Railway Photography

Postby kennyGWSR » Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:55 pm

hi guys, here are photos of my visits to preserved railways while touring the country. hope you like them and hints for future shots would be helpful :D
will put photos in the next comment

thanks kenny :)
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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby kennyGWSR » Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:35 am

here was my trip to the foxfield railway last weekend.
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whiston on shed
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lewisham on display
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dubs crane tank (not quite complete) in steam
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the other crane tank named roker (after an old football ground i was told)
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bagnall number 2
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the identity of this is unkown (well to me anyway) all i know is its a kerr stuart
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meaford 2
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bagnall 2 attacks the bank
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bellerophon and bagnall 2 bank a freight up the bank
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meaford 2 at the head of a freight
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meahc navvies 71515 and whiston take a 18 wagon freight up the bank, with wimblebury and the back.
more pics soon
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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby kennyGWSR » Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:02 pm

here are the rest.
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florence number 2
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bellerophon
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wimblebury returning to the colliery
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mech navvies 71515 challenges the low loader to a show down :P
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Postby 50035 Ark Royal » Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:39 pm

kennyGWSR wrote:here are the rest.
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florence number 2
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bellerophon
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wimblebury returning to the colliery
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mech navvies 71515 challenges the low loader to a show down :P
cheers kenny

Hi Kenny did you know Bellerophon was a world war 1 Dreadnought a battleship that serrved in the Battle of Jutland, Marlborough class if memory serves from a book i borrowed from the library.Is this what the loco was named after?
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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby bigbob » Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:12 pm

AR, when you reply to a post could you please try and press the "reply" button rather than the "quote" button Please :D Nothing worse than scrolling down a huge post just to read your reply!!

Thank you

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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby kennyGWSR » Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:45 pm

Hi Kenny did you know Bellerophon was a world war 1 Dreadnought a battleship that serrved in the Battle of Jutland, Marlborough class if memory serves from a book i borrowed from the library.Is this what the loco was named after?[/quote]
no she was built and named before world war one. 1876 if i remember rightly. and its ok, i dont mind my thread being hijacked lol. more photos are on there way (found them in a different file on the laptop :D)
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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby 50035 Ark Royal » Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:23 pm

kennyGWSR wrote:Hi Kenny did you know Bellerophon was a world war 1 Dreadnought a battleship that serrved in the Battle of Jutland, Marlborough class if memory serves from a book i borrowed from the library.Is this what the loco was named after?

no she was built and named before world war one. 1876 if i remember rightly. and its ok, i dont mind my thread being hijacked lol. more photos are on there way (found them in a different file on the laptop :D)[/quote]
Ok phrehaps the battleship was named after the loco, however i doubt it.
As your thread says diesel's as well why not post some of the pics of the bra aka Triumph i just sent you :wink: .
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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby 35011 GSN » Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:32 pm

they are nice :)

I like the Kerr stuart :) would love some of those in 00 :D

showdown pic is really good too :)

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Postby kennyGWSR » Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:03 pm

here are the last photos of that day.
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bellerophon
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mech navvies 71515 and whiston attack the bank
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wimblebury
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mech navvies and whiston again
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florence number 2 and the dubs crane tank
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and finally another shot of bellerophon.

would love to here your thoughts.
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Postby kennyGWSR » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:22 pm

today i went to Caersws to see black five 44871 come through with the empty stock for this seasons Cambrian trips. only got 2 photos but will get some more when i go on it next month.
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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby hedgefordpete » Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:51 pm

hi kenny, great photo,s . regarding the loco :wimblebury: , i knew a loco of this name in the 40s. it was running between hednesford station sidings and cannock wood colliery or the valley pit. on occasions it was seen running from cannock wood to the canal basin nr,cannock. via wimblebury . can this be that same loco? other loco,s running the same lines where named, cannock wood, anglsey,marquis, boudesert and progress.
as well as pulling coal wagons they also pulled three old three axle coaches called :the paddy: carrying miners to the pits. these coaches ran on the london to norwich line well before the 40s and are now at the chase water railway sheds to be refurbished. best regards, pete.

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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby hedgefordpete » Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:26 pm

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hello kenny, two photo,s of :wimblberry: note the girl sitting in the sunroof in the older photo at hazel slade crossing.
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and a third, crossing the a460 rugeley road.i was born on the right and corner of the photo.
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Postby kennyGWSR » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:56 pm

thanks pete, nice to now a little history about some of todays locos, some of them have quite quirky history, great photos aswell :)

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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby Stewart Gethin » Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:09 pm

50035 Ark Royal wrote:
kennyGWSR wrote:Hi Kenny did you know Bellerophon was a world war 1 Dreadnought a battleship that serrved in the Battle of Jutland, Marlborough class if memory serves from a book i borrowed from the library.Is this what the loco was named after?

no she was built and named before world war one. 1876 if i remember rightly. and its ok, i dont mind my thread being hijacked lol. more photos are on there way (found them in a different file on the laptop :D)

Ok phrehaps the battleship was named after the loco, however i doubt it.[/quote]


Bellerphron was a "hero" of greek mythology, who was a guy who rode on a flying horse. perhaps they were both named after him.

nice photo's by the way ;)

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Re: kennys preserved steam (and diesel) photos

Postby kennyGWSR » Fri Jul 30, 2010 12:21 am

thanks stew :)

while walking the dog earlier i decided to take my camera with me, i went via llanidloes's old station which is now offices blocks (no big suprise) and i decided to get some photos in the dark, my flash was the only source of light but it made the station feel spooky in the photos. unfortuantly i wont be giving out a prize to who ever spots a ghost (if there is one)
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