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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 23rd June, 2013)

Double


Double
Earl of Mount Edgcumbe and Duchess of Sutherland double heading on the Cumbrian Mountain Conqueror at Wigan North Western.

Photo: John Morris  (Nikon D700 with 24-85mm lens.)
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Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 23rd June 2013 at 06:07

John, there`s a video of this train climbing Shap on 15th June`13:-
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Blg7jAnammE
As a retired mechanical engineer, the overhead electric wiring seems overly complicated.

Comment by: peterp on 23rd June 2013 at 08:30

The good old age of steam instead of the box shape of diesels/electric trains

Comment by: maggie on 23rd June 2013 at 10:56

Thank you so much. it is a wonderful sight to see these wonderful engines going through Wigan.

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 23rd June 2013 at 11:18

What a nice choo choo......nice pic John.........cheers!!!!

Comment by: Neil Rigby on 23rd June 2013 at 13:25

Lizzie, its a nice choo-choo--choo-choo.

Comment by: Mick on 23rd June 2013 at 13:39

There some videos here of when I went on the Settle to Carlisle steam train.

http://youtu.be/nzjaE-IB2M8

http://youtu.be/pcjOSco64AQ

http://youtu.be/TxjSdPK9C3E

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 23rd June 2013 at 22:19

Lovely picture and what a nice clean station !

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 24th June 2013 at 15:03

Magic!

Comment by: Barry Cusick on 3rd July 2013 at 14:34

Another great Photo John Keep up the good work .

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