Christmas Photograph’s from Locoyard Followers!

Three Plank Media Owen Hayward - Epping Ongar Railway - December 2012 - 4141 - Members Special - Ongar StationChristmas is the day for followers of Locoyard to have their pictures published and what a fantastic selection we have!  We start with two images from Owen Hayward of Three Plank Media.  Owen took both the picture above and below at the Epping Ongar Railway.

Three Plank Media Owen Hayward - Epping Ongar Railway - from Marconi bridge on the North Weald approach - November 11 2012 - 4953 Pitchford Hall

These brilliant pictures really speak volumes of the quality of Owen’s work and I urge you all to both follow Owen on Twitter and/or Facebook.

Makkenzy (Lightning the J72) - 7903 Foremarke Hall at Cheltenham Racecourse with a Santa Special headboard and tinsel decorationsThe second two excellent pictures (above and below) were taken by Makkenzy (of Lightning the J72 fame) at the Gloucestershire and Warkwickshire Railway.

Makkenzy (Lightning the J72) - LMS 8F 8247 at Cheltenham Racecourse, draped in tinselMakkenzy has a great You Tube channel (click here) and his own website; where you can find stories, drawings, photographs and videos of Lightning the J72.

Nick Littlewood - East Hertfordshire - 2012 12 11The next two pictures (above and below) are sure to make you shiver!  They were taken by Nick Littlewood, who has been very inspirational in directing some of my attention away from trains to the stations, posters, art, publications that surround them.

Nick Littlewood - Haringey - 2012 12 03 Seven Sisters stationNick can be found on twitter and frequently publishes fascinating material, including his own photographs, so is well worth following!

Dave Smith, WRHA - Whitrope Station on the new Border Union Railway - December 2012The pictures above and below came from Dave, from the Waverley Route Heritage Association.  If Nick’s picture’s did not make you shiver, these will!  Brilliant stuff!  Dave has a brilliant blog ( that I highly recommend following.

Dave Smith, WRHA - Whitrope Station on the new Border Union Railway - December 2012 (1)Last but my no means least we have a fantastic picture of 34067 Tangmere (below) from Tom.  Tom is an enthusiast who has been very supportive of and I very much recommend that you follow him on  Twitter and subscribe to his channel on YouTube.


I think you will all agree that these are a fantastic selection of photographs!  All that’s left is to once wish you all a very Merry Christmas.  Tomorrow there will not be a blog post, but a few new web pages may come online, so as ever, watch this space!