Gary Vines' personal blog, mostly about archaeology and history, and some stuff about the world around me.
Monday, March 19, 2012
From the Footplate of R711
The open day at Steam Rail and the Newport Railway Workshops provided plenty of access to restored railway rolling stock, as well as the actual wrokshop site - usually confined to the members of various train buff groups. Six locos were in steam,
...including R711, here seen from the footplate.
...and a closeup of cylinders and linkages of R761.