2012 Christmas Photograph Collection

Last year we ran a photo competition here at Locoyard and today we look back at the fantastic entries sent in.  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.

Teddy the Peckett

The National Railway Museum in York is full of famous, momentous and historically significant items.  This was particularly so during the Great Gathering when all six surviving Gresley A4 Pacific’s lined up to celebrate the fact that they are the fastest steam engine class in the world and have been for 75 years.  As much…

Catching Up Photo Gallery

Last year, it was still in the early days of this blog when the Watercress Line’s Spring Gala was reported on in the post There was no smoke, but there was a fire…  As comprehensive as this blog post was, it did not include many pictures, so at long last today we catch up! 

SDJR Bath Green Park

Ahead of tomorrow’s publishing of the review of Bachmann’s S&DJR 7F 2-8-0 model, today we see a few pictures of the impressive structure of what was the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway’s (S&DJR) northern terminus – Bath Green Park. 

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for locoyard.com. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 45,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 10 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.