Sir Lamiel was one of the highlights of the Watercress Line’s Great Spring Steam Gala 2013
On Monday a competition was announced for member of Facebook page Model Railway Blogs to find people’s most loved model loco (note – this competition is now closed) and today we announce Locoyard’s favourite! This was never going to be an easy choice.
Last Sunday, after exploring Alton (click here to read that article) I dropped into Ropley. As ever, there was much going on there;
December 2012 was an excellent steam-filled month, with three visits to the Watercress Line, two mainline tours and a visit to the Isle of Wight Steam Railway (see the Steam Diary to read more). With the exception of a visit to Eastleigh’s miniature railway (click here to read), January has been much quieter, but today’s…
Following from yesterdays look at the Watercress Line’s resident ex-LMS Black 5 45379, today we complete the round-up from the visit to the railway on Saturday. We begin at Alresford (above and below) where 850 Lord Nelson (or Nellie; as it is nicknamed) ran
Following from the post earlier in the week are a few more photographs of locomotives on display at the engine sheds at Sheffield Park on the Bluebell Railway. We start with two views of the unique LSWR Adams radial
Just a quick post of three Southern scenes in today’s
In a change to the scheduled post, tonight I wanted to share with my followers my first proper look of recently restored Schools class 925 Cheltenham, that I was fortunate to catch today in a rather sunny Ropley loco yard. Restored to working order in Eastleigh works (the locomotive’s birthplace) in just two years; it…