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My Sunday Photo: 19 July 2015

Once again, this shot is from a visit to the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, Wirkworth, Derbyshire. The unusual perspective here was only possible to obtain because a) the loco was coupled to the coach by its front (smoke-box) end, and b) … Continue reading

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My Sunday Photo: 5 July 2015

Yesterday, I succumbed once again to my addiction to the aroma of coal smoke and hot lubricating oil. Here, at Wirksworth, Derbyshire, the Henry Ellison takes the last trip of the day to Ravenstor. In the last few seconds of … Continue reading

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An Extra Sunday Photo: Off to Ravenstor

This is the beautifully restored ‘No. 3’, originally from Ferrybridge Power station, working the Wirksworth to Ravenstor service today at the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. ¬†She has to work hard as she hits the 1 in 25 incline!

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