A few weeks ago, I posted this photo of a Type 4 at Pelton: Having passed the place yesterday, I thought a ‘now’ shot would be interesting so here is what the same location looks like today with so much tree growth that it is almost impossible to see the embankment that carries the line.
Ernie Brack has posted a number of superbly atmospheric photos taken in Consett, Pelton and Beamish by FW Hampson to his Flickr page. 62027 at Consett MPD on 15/02/1964: https://flic.kr/p/P8WZyf Consett MPD on 15/02/1964: https://flic.kr/p/Qf1Xs6 63394 at Consett MPD on 15-02-64: https://flic.kr/p/P8WZCd 63357 at Leadgate with the Jolly Drovers bridge in the background on 15/02/1964: https://flic.kr/p/P8WZG1 63357 on freight…
Courtesy of Rail-Online, I’ve added a new photo of J27 65871 passing Pelton.
Courtesy of Tony Lambert, I’ve added a new photo of a Type 2 hauling an iron ore train at Washington to the Birtley & Washington page.