GWR Castle Class 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

Photo Information
Castle Class locomotive no.5043 with support coach and Goods Utility Vehicle containing extra water tanks for extended main-line running, on the down main near Uphill Junction, Somt. this afternoon.
09/05/2014 - 17:54bwlchmawr
Shutter Speed1/750
Focal Length55mm


Link Posted 09/05/2014 - 19:06
A smart and clean compo


Link Posted 09/05/2014 - 19:52
Love it. That's the only GWR engine I've seen on the main line this far North Andrew. I got photos of it at York and Carlisle, but not yet in the North East at Durham or Newcastle.



Link Posted 09/05/2014 - 21:11
very nice i do like the old steam trains great photo
k1 k5iis
8mm fisheye pentax da 12-24 sigma 15mm tamron 17-50 tokina 20-35 pentax fa 24-90 tokina 28-70 atx pro
pentax fa 50 1;1;7 pentax da*50-135 sigma 100-300 apo dg f4 sigma af 400mm pentax 1.7 af adapter
Pentax af aw 1.4 rear converter and a flash
Last Edited by reso on 09/05/2014 - 21:12


Link Posted 10/05/2014 - 06:33
Really great view point, skilled and well executed throughout. I'm getting to like trains after joining this group.
"The Latent Image that exists before development is a truly mystical and exciting entity and some subsequent individual photographs can make the spine tingle."

Good Fortune:

Gray Summers. Website


Link Posted 10/05/2014 - 13:30
Thanks folks.
Gray, no one is in a better place to capture steam images. North Wales has some wonderful narrow-gauge railways.
Best wishes,


"These places mean something and it's the job of a photographer to figure-out what the hell it is."
Robert Adams
"The camera doesn't make a bit of difference.  All of them can record what you are seeing.  But, you have to SEE."
Ernst Hass
My website:


Link Posted 10/05/2014 - 13:42
Not one for trains really, but i appreciate this a smashing shot, my Grandson loves it!
Kind regards Maria
Add a Comment
You must be registered or logged-in to comment.