Barrowhill Roundhouse Steam gala

Alan Oct 13, 2005

  1. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    Last Sunday, we paid a visit to the autumn steam gala at Barrowhill Roundhouse.

    It was quite a show, with as many as five steam locos moving at a time!

    Here is a GWR 2-6-2T on the turntable.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
  3. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    Here it is outside in the yard

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    A class 5 4-6-0 leaves on the steam shuttle

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    A class 8F 2-8-0

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    plenty of hands in the cab [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    More to follow tomorrow.
     
  8. traingeekboy

    traingeekboy TrainBoard Member

    5,676
    561
    79
    Very nice stuff Alan.Keep em coming.
     
  9. Martyn Read

    Martyn Read TrainBoard Supporter

    1,990
    0
    33
    Excellent stuff!

    I really should get there some time, they have a reputation for a lot of great preserved diesels as well. [​IMG]
     
  10. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    Martyn, it is well worth a visit. It is a working steam and diesel depot, with lots of work going on to get diesels to main line running condition. The new maintenance shed allows a good clean area for maintenance and repainting.
     
  11. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    The star attraction for me was this "Super D" ex-LNWR 0-8-0. (Had a ride behind this one) [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
  13. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    The Super D's had a nice cosy cab for running in either direction [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
  15. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
  16. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
  17. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
    Another visitor was this ex-GER class J15 0-6-0

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
  19. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124
  20. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

    10,793
    396
    124

Share This Page