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Standard Steam

By dtomo68  
Evening All

One from last nights Photo shoot at the ELR Buckley wells sheds the night before the January Gala.

We see Newly restored Standard class 4 76084 back at home in the Northwest, Built in 1957 at Horwich works it entered service that year ,76084 was outshopped from Horwich Works on 28 March 1957. These locomotives were to be the last new-build steam that Horwich would produce finishing them in November 1957.
It Started its career at Lower Darwen and was withdrawn from service on the 2nd of December 1967.
The loco then went to Woodhams scrap yard at Barry Island were it was later bought for restoration ,its taken the current owners 16 years to restore and entered service in July 2013

Tags: Transport Landscape and travel Flash and lighting 76084 railways Transport horwich works steam train

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STUARTHILL758 20 39 1 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 9:16PM
Good effort buta little fill flash on the front of the train would have made a better shot
dtomo68 19 9 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2014 12:29AM
thanks Stuart,we didnt have much control over the lighting this was a set up done by the organisers one or two people we saying the same

Dave

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