King of Kings – 6000 King George V – A Guest Blog Post from Nick Littlewood

Upon a request for a picture of 6000 King George V on twitter, Nick Littlewood went way beyond the call of duty and sent in this fantastic selection of pictures that just had to be published!  Locoyard followers would do well to follow Nick  (@NickPLittlewood) on twitter; as he publishes a plethora of fascinating railway…

West Somerset Railway 21st Gala March 1997; My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 7 Chapter 2

Continuing from last Saturday’s post is the final chapter of part 7 in my journey in becoming a steam enthusiast.  I hope all locoyard followers will enjoy these photographs! Todays post begins in Minehead and then follows 43xx Class 7325 and Castle Class 7029 Clun Castle double-heading to Bishops Lydeard. Post thread continues – click…

West Somerset Railway 21st Gala March 1997; My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 7 Chapter 1

Following on from my previous post, this is one of the final of this series of memories and a fantastic one at that!  One of my most fond steam memories from my younger years came from a visit to the West Somerset Railway when it was celebrating its 21st anniversary in March 1997.  An incredible…