Youthful Days – Part 10

Youthful Days – Part 10

Fig 1: Stanier 8F 2-8-0 No. 48197 takes the former Mansfield Railway at Kirkby South Junction on 13th August 1966. It was the 11 coach RCTS Great Central Rail Tour which started from London Waterloo. It turns out that this was the last train to travel the full length...
Youthful Days – Part 9

Youthful Days – Part 9

Fig 1: This print of the Grimsby Fish passing Kirkby South Junction was No. 22 of a limited signed edition of 100. My wife Janet and I saw the print on sale at Loughborough Central Station on one of the occasions we enjoyed lunch there in the restaurant car train. To...
Youthful Days – Part 8

Youthful Days – Part 8

Fig 1: I took this photo on one of the many occasions I saw Class V2 2-6-2 No. 60847 ‘St Peter’s School York A.D. 627’. She was standing at Annesley shed on 23rd March 1964. Sporting a 50A (York North) shedplate, the right hand nameplate is missing. In later years I...