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In memory of Roy

By GlynnisFrith
This image was taken on Sunday during the NYMR spring steam gala, but this was also a sad day because Roy who was a volunteer at the railway sadly died on Friday, he was a boilersmith at the railway & this loco was the last boiler he worked on.

It has a wreath on the smoke box which was placed there by some members of staff as a fitting tribute to a well respected man.

Version 2 shows the shed staff on a line up as the loco passed by


Tags: Transport

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SAD DAY ..good pics...

Paul_cats Plus
12 61 22 Scotland
8 May 2012 10:03PM
A fitting tribute to Roy. Great shot.Made ne doubly sad cos my fathers name was Roy who sadly passed away last year.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
8 May 2012 10:17PM
Indeed a fitting tribute to Roy, Glynnis: love the way the loco in V 1 is emerging from all that smoke and steam, and the bigger view in V 2 is such a well balanced image, the workmates lined up to pay their respects.
cabbie Plus
11 31 United Kingdom
8 May 2012 10:17PM
As said a very fitting tribute, these volenteers do an excellent job. Famous last words hope to be at the railway this week end

Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
9 May 2012 11:45AM
A most touching memorial.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
9 May 2012 3:59PM
A fine tribute to Roy, and two super captures also Glynnis.
Trev Smile
9 May 2012 7:08PM
A fitting tribute and two cracking captures Roy would have been proud of.
cassiecat 9 39 46 England
10 May 2012 7:07PM
love the steam, and a fine tribute in v2. lesley

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