Castle on The Cornishman


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Down to Earth with a bump!

Yesterday morning I was on the sea-front at Dawlish to capture Ex GWR 4-6-0 No. 5029 'Nunney Castle' passing with "The Cornishman', a day trip from Bristol to Par.

She caused great interest in the holiday-makers and the railway photographers, who were also waiting for a second steam train an hour later (Tornado).

And the bump, well it's back to work this morning...
11/07/2011 - 07:55pgweber
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johnwhit

Link Posted 11/07/2011 - 08:57
Lovely shot Peter in pleasing surroundings, did you get a shot of Tornado?

John
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pgweber

Link Posted 11/07/2011 - 09:14
John, I captured Tornado a little further up the sea wall at Langstone Rock, Dawlish Warren.

I also got pictures of a diesel railtour on Saturday with an ailing Deltic locomotive but lots more from cycling round Devon & West Somerset.

That should keep me posting for a few days!
Peter

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johnwhit

Link Posted 11/07/2011 - 09:18
Looking forward to seeing them Peter, I'm not really a deisel enthusiast but the Deltic is a real classic, I've not seen one in years.

John
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davidtrout

Link Posted 11/07/2011 - 10:21
That's the classic Great Western location for photos Peter. Its a super picture. I've yet to see Tornado in its new Great Western green paint.
David
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pgweber

Link Posted 11/07/2011 - 10:51
Thanks David - not quite classic Riviera weather though!

I note that you avoided the use of the historically incorrect description of Brunswick Green but isn't it 'British Railways Dark Green'?
Peter

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davidtrout

Link Posted 11/07/2011 - 16:34
The standard dark green adopted by British Railways was in fact the Great Western green. It looked better on GWR engines with their polished brass and copper. The front line ex LNER types always looked better in blue.
David
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pauljay

Link Posted 11/07/2011 - 21:02
You should see the discussion in the Railway Magazine about that green!
Paul.

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morpheus71

Link Posted 12/07/2011 - 01:45
Great energetic capture
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pgweber

Link Posted 12/07/2011 - 21:59
Thanks for the comments gentlemen.

Interesting opinions on liveries, David. I like the various greens, maroons and blacks on the right engines but not so much the blues (garter or BR).

I read their editorial with interest, Paul. But I think I misquoted it in reply to David.

It's curious, Morpheus71 that Dawlish is about as far from you as Loughborough (Red 8F) is from me. I suppose the unfamiliar is more interesting?
Peter

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