Photo-a-Day (Wednesday, 3rd June, 2015)
That's lovely. I can almost smell the steam.
Can't you just smell it !!
Another pic of a steam loco on its way to Hogwarts!
Should please the anoraks of this town!
Very first oil rig I work on in the north sea in 1968 was named Britannia rig 65 it was owned by Santa Fe drilling co
Now THAT is a train, a beautiful thing if ever there was one.
Great shot john
I was on the other platform to see this beautiful train come through
Great picture. Now that's what I call a train. Looks like north west is better looked after than wallgate Station.
BR Standard Class 7 ....the first of the Brittania class to be built...1951...withdrawn
A young un by steam standards.
A thing of beauty, live steam at its best, living and breathing IMO.
What is those two signal lights on the station platform used for?
When did the train come through Wigan.
Hi Garry, it came through on Saturday morning, heading north to Appleby then came back in the evening but I missed it then. Thanks for all the comments folks.
are you Mick Shannon who used to work at
Gaskell in Wigan?
We never called it a train in my day, it was the Engine, a train was what you pulled behind you, !!
Spent .many an hour on springs branch wall collecting namers