Excellent trackside photo as usual. Tangmere is a strange name something to do with the battle of Britain but an impressive loco nne the less.
I hope you are well
Hi Steve Thanks for the YSL again the weather was much improved from the morning run Best wishes Alan
Hi Dave marsh Yes It was named after a WW2 fighter station in Kent I believe.Thanks Dave not to bad going on holiday in September over to the US visiting the Old West.Best wishes Alan
a good action shot of her banking around the corner and showing off her consist. i can hear, smell and feel her rumble. :)
best wishes from Kelowna
I remember seeing this engine now and then on the Waterloo to Exeter line at Gillingham or Templecombe on passenger work ~ So a YSL for the memory Alan and a cracking good shot too ~ Tangmere was a fighter air station nr Chichester ~ West Sussex Alan ~ Hence the connection to the Battle of Britain ~ All the best ~ nick
Hi stacy Thanks for all your kind comments much appreciated.Best wishes Alan
Hi Nick Thanks for your info and your YSL.Thank also for correcting me I new it was down that way somewhere.Best wishes Alan
Hi Hanz** These locos are whats called air smoothed some where later rebuilt to look more like a conventional Steam Loco.Best wishes Alan
I like it! Good work.
Hello Vadim Glad you liked it.Best wishes Alan
What train! This picture is fantastic! Like!
Greetings from France, Bernard
Hi Bernard Bost This Loco is a Battle of Britain class pacific designed by O.V.Bulleid for the Southern Railway.This one is named after a Battle of Britain Fighter station Tangmere.Best wishes Alan.
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Photo taken in Willerby, North Yorkshire, UK
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