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Ha just like the late 60s Early 70s

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47 minutes ago, Ray M said:

 

Sorry Ray!

Pedantically not, the Western has got post Ealing clips, amongst other chronological variations.

Damn nice pic though.

 

Mike.

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On 11/11/2018 at 09:08, Downendian said:

My spend on WR hydraulic copyright photos has diminished somewhat. Partly due to retirement and having lost multiple ebay bids. Furthermore, my carp fishing has somewhat overshadowed the modelling time/budget this year.

But here's one I picked up recently, a favourite Hymek D7054, the last in service in green at Twyford in the "late 1960s", given that it was still green in 1972 it could be as late as that. I thought it was rather lovely.

Does anyone know what service 6B19 is? Obviously a milk train, looks like bound to the West Country.

Neil

https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/uploads/monthly_11_2018/post-6925-0-67212900-1541926880.png

This has to be post May 1971 as its 'B', if it was pre May 1971 it would of been 'C' for the West of England..

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On 09/06/2019 at 08:27, Ray M said:

Just a quick bump for this thread,

Colours,  arrows,  numbers, handrails & what ever else you would like to throw in.

Taken from Pintrest. 

https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/uploads/monthly_2019_06/20190608_175523.jpg.62423b0561e7e53a0ad3577efea5df0e.jpg

 

Interesting pic this. A pity Dapol didn't see it before tooling their 4mm model with driver's name card holders which compromised the decoration on the Bfy versions (I pushed Kernow to remove these from their D600, otherwise D600 Active would have been similarly afflicted - besides which D600 never had them anyway, and neither did D601 as built). Has anyone else noticed the two versions of Bfy on Class 22s? On these two the yellow above the cab side window wraps over onto the rainstrip, but on many of the 1967 repaints the yellow was masked in line with the cab window corner pillars. I haven't been able to identify which ones due to filth, as nearly illustrated by D6328! This one was my 41st and final Class 22 cop, on 11/9/71 parked as seen here at Laira. It arrived there in May 71 and was withdrawn in July, and in between only appears to have been used on one train - a weedkiller, which took it to the end of more South West branch lines than most of Laira' s regulars ever managed in Class 22's later years. D6328's blaze of glory moment!

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I'm still picking up the occasional hydraulic slide, but my modelling mojo has somewhat diminished due to my carp angling passion, which is all consuming. I'm now on the committee of a local angling club, and hopefully have been successful with a grant bid to carry out dam modifications to our largest lake. I'm writing the second stage proposal now. The almost failure of the Whaley bridge dam earlier this year has had a big impact on angling clubs who own a significant number of dammed lakes, anyhow I digress.

One to be going on with, D7007 at Severn tunnel junction undated, but will be early 1970s, of course my copyright. One of three Hymeks to carry the blue small yellow panel livery with blue window surrounds (D7004 later modified to white and D7051 were the others). Another unidentified blue small yellow panel mek with white surrounds is behind. Those were the days.

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Well and another whilst I'm at it.

i was rather lucky to pick this one up. Described as a "1950s diesel" not obviously a hens teeth pic of a D6XX. The blemish in the neg is a shame but undoubtedly put some off. I was the only bidder and picked it up for £5.99. 

Anyone know where this is? Unfortunately loco not identified either.IMG_1137.PNG.851c1db6f5db1dafb5d2f3a212029c79.PNG

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Sometimes people use 'carp' as a deliberate misspelling of another word meaning rubbish; i hope that isn't the case for your angling activities ?!!! Thanks for the pics.

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On 08/12/2019 at 07:37, Downendian said:

Well and another whilst I'm at it.

i was rather lucky to pick this one up. Described as a "1950s diesel" not obviously a hens teeth pic of a D6XX. The blemish in the neg is a shame but undoubtedly put some off. I was the only bidder and picked it up for £5.99. 

Anyone know where this is? Unfortunately loco not identified either.https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/uploads/monthly_2019_12/IMG_1137.PNG.851c1db6f5db1dafb5d2f3a212029c79.PNG

 

I think this is the west end of the original Ivybridge station site adjacent Blachford Road, the UB is different now, there is a house on the RH hill and maybe the hint of an OB (Langham Road)? in the background, there was a signal post in about the right place too - it just feels right ……………….

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Actually on second thoughts there is too much hill on the LHS …………………..

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2 hours ago, Southernman46 said:

 

I think this is the west end of the original Ivybridge station site adjacent Blachford Road, the UB is different now, there is a house on the RH hill and maybe the hint of an OB (Langham Road)? in the background, there was a signal post in about the right place too - it just feels right ……………….

EDIT

Actually on second thoughts there is too much hill on the LHS …………………..

To me, it looks like the area near Bodmin where a friend of ours used to live; Glynn.

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10 hours ago, Fat Controller said:

To me, it looks like the area near Bodmin where a friend of ours used to live; Glynn.

 

I don't think that it is in the immediate environs of Bodmin Road (Parkway) - which, as a local and a regular visitor to the signalbox cafe, I know quite well.

 

Regards,

John Isherwood.

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I wondered whether it might be somewhere between Penwithers Junction and Chacewater.

 

My first thought was to wonder if it could be the same location as this 

 

10419788446_79a016bbd8_z.jpgAPR 74 24. An unidentified Class 52 crosses a viaduct between Chacewater and Truro with the 14:40 Penzance-Paddington, April 17 1974 by Andy Kirkham, on Flickr

 

viewed in the opposite direction from the other end of the viaduct.

 

Or it could be a bit further along the line towards Truro. The general character of the topgraphy is similar - a relatively shallow valley cutting through a level plateau.

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I reckon this is just east of Buckshead Tunnel, near Tresillian (east of Truro) - the topography, curvature and short viaduct look right. I took a trio of photos here on a very hot 24/6/76 from the raised ground to the left of the train, and the isolated farmhouse on the hill in the distance looks to be visible in one of them (sorry, I am unable to post this pic at the moment but it can be found on the Cornwall Railway Society's website under Cornwall Galleries, Buckshead to St Austell including Goods Yard section - look for the D1041 shot and see what you think).

I recall this day quite vividly because I was suffering sunburn after stupidly spending too long in the sea at Fistral the previous day!!

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Edit to make it clearer where I was standing with camera!

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