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New faces at York and Shildon

As before, lots has gone on since my last entry, much of it paperwork, research and so on, but there are some new faces around the turntable at York – two returnees and a new guest. Green Arrow and Evening … Continue reading

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Conserving ‘The Shark’: part 3

This is the third and final part in a series of blog posts written by Robin Gibson, who’s working on the conservation of an 1860s locomotive model. Read part 1 and part 2 The weeks have passed so quickly here at the Conservation … Continue reading

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Gresley Gala at Shildon – preview part 2

Just a quick update and preview in the midst of shunting and lighting fires. If you needed a reason to come to Shildon this weekend for the 6th annual Steam Gala, then see if these photos persuade you – a … Continue reading

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Shildon Steam Gala Prelude

One of the highlights each year in the calendar at Locomotion is the annual Shildon Steam Gala. This year is a bit of a celebration – not only of the 6th anniversary of opening and recent millionth visitor, but also the … Continue reading

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Locomotion wanderings: Mallard with ‘mouth’ open, and more

I’ve been getting my head down on paperwork and meetings this last week or so. But a day in the office at Shildon led to me having a walkabout for some fresh air – and I took the camera with … Continue reading

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