Monday, April 26, 2010

Bern The Lens' Latest

Just a quickie for the steam fans.

Bern the Lens has sent me this cracking shot from the Bodmin-Wenford railway.

I'll quote Bern's email, because he knows infinitely more about this sort of thing than I do.

"I was not far away from you this last weekend - we had the GWR Steam Gala on the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, three days of glorious steam and glorious weather.

Spring has really sprung, 5521 climbs past a spring time carpet of flowers at Wesheath with the 1253 Boscarne Junction to Bodmin General 16-04-10.

The GWR purists will note the engine is now fitted with an air brake pump, something it never carried in normal service, but who on earth cares with a scene so lovely as this. Best of luck with the play later this week.


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