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  1. Modern Jazz in B+W

    Modern Jazz in B+W

  2. Modern Jazz

    Modern Jazz

  3. Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell

    Britannia class Oliver Cromwell at approx 60mph
  4. Oliver Cromwell entering Totnes

    Oliver Cromwell entering Totnes

    Britannia class locomotive Oliver Cromwell passing Totnes on a special Bristol to Par service 19/05/12
  5. Who's a pretty lady

    Who's a pretty lady

    Manx Loaghtan Ewe
  6. Don't get any closer

    Don't get any closer

    Manx Loaghtan Ewe
  7. Smoke and steam

    Smoke and steam

    The Castle class locomotive Earl of Mount Edgecumbe tackling Hemerdon bank just east of Plymouth (UK)
  8. A satisfied crew

    A satisfied crew

    With Hemerdon behind them and tackled in grand style the crew are to be congratulated
  9. The incline eases

    The incline eases

    At this point the incline eases from 1 in 42 to 1 in 51
  10. Climbing Hemerdon

    Climbing Hemerdon

    Earl of Mount Edgecumbe nears the top of Hemerdon Bank east of Plymouth (Devon), a 1 in 42 2.5 mile incline, the 4th steepest on the British mainline
  11. Earl of Mount Edgecumbe

    Earl of Mount Edgecumbe

    A castle class locomotive swings round the bend into the former Brent station
  12. Approaching Brent

    Approaching Brent

    The castle class engine Earl of Mount Edgecumbe approaching the site of the former station at Brent (South Brent)
  13. Tangmere and Oliver Cromwell

    Tangmere and Oliver Cromwell

    A double headed steam train near the top of Rattery Bank, south Devon
  14. Rattery Bank

    Rattery Bank

    This is near the top of Rattery Bank, a nine mile incline between Totnes and Plymouth (Devon) which in places is 1 in 51, making it the 7th steepest incline on the mainline in the UK
  15. The Dartmouth slipway

    The Dartmouth slipway

    The Dartmouth Lower Ferry slipway from the pontoon side as it approaches the slipway
  16. Full ahead

    Full ahead

    The engines are kept full ahead to hold the pontoon against the slipway
  17. Dartmouth slipway

    Dartmouth slipway

    The Dartmouth slipway for the Lower Ferry
  18. Skipper

    Skipper

    The skipper of one of the two Dartmouth Lower Ferries
  19. Timing was important

    Timing was important

    Getting on and off the Dartmouth Lower Ferry at high tide in rough weather is all about timing
  20. Dartmouth Lower Ferry

    Dartmouth Lower Ferry

    Approaching the slipway on the Dartmouth side having crossed the river from Kingswear
  21. Dartmouth Lower Ferry

    Dartmouth Lower Ferry

    Setting out across the river to Kingswear
  22. Dartmouth Lower Ferry

    Dartmouth Lower Ferry

    Turning the tug after going astern from the slipway
  23. Dartmouth Lower Ferry

    Dartmouth Lower Ferry

    The Lower ferry approaching the slip in rough conditions
  24. Early afternoon goods

    Early afternoon goods

    The early afternoon goods train approaching Staverton from Totnes on the South Devon Railway
  25. Restarting after a signal check

    Restarting after a signal check

    This double headed train was checked (stopped) by the home signal approaching Staverton station and makes a steamy restart
  26. Early morning milk train

    Early morning milk train

    An early morning milk train between Staverton and Buckfastleigh on the South Devon Railway
  27. All clear

    All clear

    The guard signals all clear to the driver at Staverton station on the South Devon Railway
  28. Ready to collect the token

    Ready to collect the token

    The signalman at Buckfastleigh waiting to collect the single line working token from an inbound engine
  29. Exchanging the token

    Exchanging the token

    Exchanging the single line working token designed to prevent head on collisions on single track railways with more than one engine in steam
  30. Early morning milk train

    Early morning milk train

    The early morning milk train on the South Devon Railway, Easter gala approaching Hood Bridge alongside the River Dart
  31. Awaiting the guards all clear

    Awaiting the guards all clear

    Driver of Collett 3205 awaiting the signal from the guard to tell him all is clear to start the train
  32. Train crew in conversation

    Train crew in conversation

    The train crew, driver, fireman and guard in conversation at Staverton station on the South Devon Railway
  33. Keeping the dust down

    Keeping the dust down

    Footplate crew member hosing down the coal dust on Collett 3205 at Staverton on the South Devon Railway
  34. Guard gives the all clear

    Guard gives the all clear

    The guard giving the driver the all clear to start the train at Staverton station on the South Devon Railway
  35. Relaxing before the journey

    Relaxing before the journey

    Engine crew on Collett 3205 on the South Devon Railway at Buckfastleigh
  36. In conversation

    In conversation

    Driver of Collett 3205 on the South Devon Railway at Buckfastleigh
  37. Engine Driver

    Engine Driver

    Driver of pannier tank No 1369 on the South Devon Railway at Buckfastleigh about to move the reversing lever from full forward gear to full reverse gear
  38. Coupling Up

    Coupling Up

    Coupling the engine to the leading carriage on the South Devon Railway at Buckfastleigh
  39. African Spotted Eagle Owl

    African Spotted Eagle Owl

    An African Spotted Eagle Owl from the rare breeds farm at Totnes, seen on the platform at Totnes Riverside on the South Devon Railway
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