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 Photo-a-Day      (Saturday, 20th May, 2017) Views: 1,576 
Jubilee class
 Jubilee class   by John Morris  (Nikon D700 with 24-85mm lens.)
Locomotive Galatea, at speed, with The Great Britain X tour at Wigan North Western station.

Comment by Colin Harlow on 20th May 2017 at 08:21
I can almost smell the steam and smoke for here. A piece of Great British Engineering at it's best.
Well done John.


Comment by irene roberts on 20th May 2017 at 09:49
That's lovely! From an era when trains, cars and buildings had character. As Colin says, I can almost smell the steam and the dusty bench-seats and I am six years old and going to Southport with my Mam and Dad.


Comment by Mick on 20th May 2017 at 10:57
Im full of a cold and have a runny nose so I cant smell anything


Comment by britboy on 20th May 2017 at 12:36
My favorite locomotive by far, she is beautiful.


Comment by Syd on 20th May 2017 at 12:50
There has obviously been a staggering amount of work put into that locomotive for it to look that way.
Congratulations to the restorers, and all that worked on her,
Just fabulous.


Comment by Colin Harlow on 20th May 2017 at 14:50
Built by LMS at Crewe works in 1936, transferred to Woodham scrapyard in 1965, then in 1980 purchased for preservation, in 2013 restored to working order.


Comment by Howard P on 20th May 2017 at 14:52
I suspect a powerful engine.


Comment by Garry on 20th May 2017 at 14:55
Let's hope coal keeps going for many years to come, otherwise steam will come to a close.


Comment by Ellen on 20th May 2017 at 17:20
Ancient and modern,(to misquote a phrase)!
I, too could almost smell the steam,from all the way across the "pond"and about a third of Canada!
Really got to love these literally awesome "creatures"!


Comment by john on 8th July 2017 at 19:31
Super Duper.


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