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44871 arrives at Scarborough with the last Scarborough Spa Express of 2010 season 2nd September 2010

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Comments (8)

alan drury on September 4, 2010

Hi All this shot will no longer be possible after October has the signal Gantry is to be removed and replaced with colour light signals.Regards Alan

Nick Weall on September 5, 2010

Nice signal gantry Alan ~ Sad to read that it will soon be gone ~ so a Golden Star keeps it safe in my favourites anyway :) and another like too of course ~ all the best ~ nick

alan drury on September 5, 2010

Hi Steve thanks for your like.Yes nothing ever stays the same.I think the Gantry is going up to the NYMR.Regards Alan

alan drury on September 5, 2010

Thanks Nick for the Y* and like very good of you glad you think them worth the awards.This loco was one of the two Black 5`s that ran on the 15 guinee special over the Settle Carlisle line in August 1968 the last official steam hauled train.The other being 44781 which was withdrawn at the end of steam and cut up :(( Regards Alan

Peter_private_box on September 6, 2010

Hi Alan,

Another great shot with the signal gantry included. You have built up a brilliant collection of these over the summer. Like it.

Best wishes Peter

alan drury on September 7, 2010

Hi Peter Thanks for the like.I went here to get this under the Gantry before it is dismantled.Best wishes Alan

alan drury on September 13, 2010

Hi picture fan Thanks it was the first time this loco had been to Scarborough.Best wishes Alan

alan drury on September 17, 2010

Hi Bruce Its nice to hear from you we dont seem to talk much these days.Thanks for your welcome comments.I took this shot here to get it under the signal gantry befor it is removed this October Netwosk rail are re doing the signaling with Colour lights and re doing the track work,The gantry is going up to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.The siganal box is staying so thats one good thing,Best wishes Alan

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 4, 2010
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by alan drury
    • Camera: Canon EOS 30D
    • Taken on 2010/09/02 14:10:18
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash