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I have a feeling that at least the mid Wales photos may be by Ivor Higgon. See "Ivor Higgon's Cambrain  Diary" by Gwyn Briwnant Jones, Lightmoor Press.

I thought I had a copy but can't find it. Can anyone confirm?

Jonathan

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55) No. 3204 near Pontdolgoch  18-7-38

 

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56) No. 3211 at Carno 18-7-38

 

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57) No. 3213 near Carno 18-7-38

 

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58) No. 3222 near Abermule 10-4-39

 

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59) No. 3284 "Isle of Jersey" near Abermule 9-4-39

 

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60) No. 3290 "Severn" at Oswestry 7-4-36

 

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21 hours ago, corneliuslundie said:

I have a feeling that at least the mid Wales photos may be by Ivor Higgon. See "Ivor Higgon's Cambrain  Diary" by Gwyn Briwnant Jones, Lightmoor Press.

I thought I had a copy but can't find it. Can anyone confirm?

Jonathan

Definitely his style but from a quickish look through I can't find any of them in either 'Great Western Steam' (a compendium of his photos) or 'Railway through Talerdigg' which contains a number of his photos.  None of them are in 'Ifor Higgin's Cambrian Diary'

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Numbers 38 (Cirencester), 44 (Didcot), 56 (Carno) and 59 (Abermule) appear in George Behrend's Gone With Regret, all credited to J.G.Dewing.

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61) No. 3585 at Oxford Depot 17-6-38

 

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62) No.3804 "County Dublin" near Hatherley Jct. Cheltenam 9-7-24

 

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63) No. 3902 at Salisbury. No details

 

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64) No. 4014 "Knight of the Bath" at Flax Bourton 1939

 

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65) No. 4014 "Knight of the Bath" at Shrewsbury 1938

 

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66) No. 4015 "Knight of St. John" near Burnham Beeches, Buckinghamshire 25-4-25

 

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Quite a few of them , for instance 62 and 66 ( I'm supposed to be at work so I don't have time to check them all) are by Humphrey Household and appear in his book Gloucestershire Railways in the Twenties.

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The photo which made me think of Ivor Higgon was the one at Commins Coch in 1938. However, that seems to have been a favourite spot for photographers of the Cambrian line as I can find examples by several photographers in various books. Sorry to have misled.

Jonathan

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67) No. 4082 "Windsor Castle" with the Royal Train at Reading West 6-38

 

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68) No. 5005 "Manorbier Castle" at Westbourne Park 14-7-37

 

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69) No. 5042 "Winchester Castle" at Swindon 22-7-37

 

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70) No. 5955 "Garth Hall"

 

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71) No. 5971 "Merevale Hall" at Reading West 1938

 

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72) No. 5973 "Rolleston Hall" at Nottingham Victoria

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On 03/12/2019 at 09:43, RRU said:

LNER station, GWR loco and Southern coaching stock ! .... the latter's not one of the regular inter-regional sets as they were all full width 'Restriction 4' - but this is a narrow-bodied 'Restriction 1' set.

 

With that shadow, it's difficult to tell whether the set is more than three coaches but it looks like a 'long' set which must be No.465 or 466. The latter had a regular Eastbourne working but 465 was a 'spare' set at Victoria ( nowadays London Victoria ) so it's probably this set we see at Nottingham's namesake ......... but why ? [ Allocations varied over the years - as did the number of vehicles in 465 ] 

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73) No. 1420 at Buckfastleigh

 

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74) No. 4585 at Swindon. No date

 

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75) No. 9400 No details

 

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76) No. 9707 at Old Oak Common

 

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77) No. 4700 Swindon Works photo

 

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3 hours ago, RRU said:

This could qualify for the 'Prototype for everything' thread - GWR livery but BR smokebox plates .... condensing panniers didn't stray far from Old Oak Common so that or Swindon's the probable location.

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5 hours ago, Wickham Green said:

This could qualify for the 'Prototype for everything' thread - GWR livery but BR smokebox plates .... condensing panniers didn't stray far from Old Oak Common so that or Swindon's the probable location.

It looks like Old Oak.

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This one should have been posted yesterday with the other tank engines

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78) No. 6102 near Southcote Jct. 1939

 

Now, some Kings

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79) No.6006 "King George I" at Paddington 15-7-37

 

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80) No. 6006 "King George I" at Paddington 15-7-37

 

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81) No. 6014 "King Henry VII". No details

 

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82) No. 6029 "King Edward VIII" at Bristol Bath Road shed 5-6-38

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Last set of photos in the GWR group.

 

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83) No. 6323 at Bristol Bath Road 5-6-38

 

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84) No.6806 "Blackwell Grange" at Bristol Bath Road 5-3-38

 

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85) No. 111 "The Great Bear". No details

 

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86) A "Saint" at Exeter St. Davids 1923

 

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87) A "Castle" at Swindon. No more details

 

Finally, no list of GWR locos is complete without a broad gauge one

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88) "Timour" at Teignmouth 5-1891

 

Next time, the LMS.

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Locomotives from all parts of the LMS.

 

First, the single wheelers.

 

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89) MR 25 at St. Pancras 1887

 

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90) MR 179. No details

 

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91) MR 2601 at St. Pancras. No date

 

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92) LNWR 803 at Carlisle 1889

 

Two preservation era photos

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93) Midland Railway No 118. Wirksworth station, 7th September 1961

 

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94) MR 673 1975. No more details

 

 

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33 minutes ago, RRU said:

93) Midland Railway No 118. Wirksworth station, 7th September 1961. The Wirksworth branch was used quite a bit for railway publicity. Even the Midland Pullman made it to Wirksworth.      

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95) Caledonian Rly. no.79 at Carlisle

 

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96) Highland Rly. no.6 1877

 

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97) LNWR Teutonic class no. 1304. No details

 

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98) LNWR Precedent class near Tamworth. No more details.

 

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99) LT&S no.2146. No more details.

 

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100) SE&CR liveried former LC &DR A Class 0-4-4T No. 565 built by Neilson & Company in 1875. At Herne Hill.

 

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If I may, photo number 100 does not show a Midland Railway locomotive, but a SE&CR liveried former LC &DR A Class 0-4-4T No. 565 built by Neilson & Company in 1875.

 

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101) LNWR no. 1400 at Crewe 7-3-03

 

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102) L&Y no.1452. No details

 

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103) LNWR no. 6732. No details

 

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104) MR no. 346 near Normanton.

 

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105) MR no. 465 near Cotehill

 

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106) MR 2036 near Birmingham.

 

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3 hours ago, phil_sutters said:

What a brilliant collection of photographs. Thank you very much for taking the trouble to scan and caption them. I know what a slog that can be, having done most of my Dad's albums, a lot of which are in my galleries here. https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/profile/14351-phil_sutters/&tab=node_gallery_gallery

Thank you Phil for your comments. I cannot take the credit for the scanning, someone else did it and passed the file on to me.

 

Peter

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