Today’s blog post is the final report from a visit to the Swanage Railway and is of a remarkable narrow gauge locomotive that can be found on display at Corfe Castle Museum.

A Princess in Paddington – A Guest Blog Post from Nick Littlewood

Fellow twitterer Nick Littlewood has been kind enough to send these photographs of a Princess at Paddington Station.  I strongly advise followers of this blog on twitter to follow Nick  (@NickPLittlewood), as he always has something interesting to post!  Nick has also since contributed photographs of GWR King class 6000 King George V so be…

Baby Nellie!

2013’s first entry in the Steam Diary is not the most glamorous, but real steam nevertheless!  Eastleigh’s Lakeside Steam Railway is a dual gauge 10¼”/7¼” line that runs from “Eastleigh Parkway” station (which incidentally has a fantastic cafe)

Epilogue – The Steam Engine Strikes Back

The previous post in this series described how the ball started rolling in my interest in steam resurfacing again.  My wife-to be and I went on frequent fantastic adventures around the country that often resulted in visiting a steam railway or two.  Not surprisingly the steam interest started to gain some momentum! These brief forays…