13 May 2017

Steam Trains

Who doesn't like a steam train? It might be an age thing but steam was King when I was a boy.

Then in the UK the government employed a guy called Richard Beeching to write a report on reducing the rail network.

But steam lives on at many heritage sites. One of these passes my garden: The Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway.
This weekend had guest engines on the tracks pulling the RHDR stock.

I took some pictures over my back fence. In fact I took about 100 on auto on the Nikon,  but the best pic is from my phone...

By some fluke. The pics are of the same engine in both directions.
References:
http://moneyweek.com/11-august-1968-the-last-steam-passenger-train-in-britain/
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beeching_cuts
http://www.rhdr.org.uk/


1 comment:

Trobairitz said...

Those are pretty cool. Nice they went right by the house too.

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