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While not being "good" photo's, they are good photo's of British Railways at work, taken at a moments notice when something good appeared. Please enjoy and feel free to use them in whatever way you wish.

I was just 17 when this was taken at 21A Saltley loco outside no3 roundhouse. The engine is 2-6-0 Mogul 43046. They were good engines, but were very noisey and the cab moved about a lot, the injectors were good too, we used them on the Leicester, Derby and Reddich lines.

I am now adding class details and my experiences of the loco as well as stories to the photo's.. Invercargill New Zealand 15 January 2005

contact me at coleshill@xtra.co.nz

 

Photographs taken by John Griffiths 1958/85

British Railways Steam

British Railways Steam Ex Southern

British Railways Diesel

British Railways Electric

British Preserved Lines

British Railways Junctions and yards

The author at work on loco's

Australian Railways

New Zealand Railways

Models @ Model Engineering

Weymouth Bus Rally

Weymouth and Dorset

Westport NZ Railway Preservation

Other British Railway pages of interest

City of Chester through Water Orton


Harrow & Wealdstone Rail Disaster 1952


UK experimental and prototype loco's


Go to The National Railway Museum, York

 
All you want to know about British Railway Signaling and more


British Railways Locomotive Sheds and Shed Codes 1953


British Railway Headlamp Codes


75028 a 3"guage live steam of BR Standard Class 4 drawings, pictures)


 Great series of BR Steam pictures by Ron Healy

  Links

Please sign a tribute book to Marilyn Monroe
Photograph's by Jim Blundell of Black Five 45110
Irwell  Press..Home of Good Railway Books
Park Hall School Castle Bromwich
Coleshill  Guides
Vonda Stanley's Pages. Visit the zoo
Alexandra Central  Otago New Zealand
Wanaka Transport Museum
Doug Griffiths S.S.Australis Page