Steam & Railway Image Library - The Alan Ledger Collection

June 16, 2024

Emden: Picture of the week

Hi all, Another picture I had long forgotten about. It’s autumn and we are near the sea down by the docks at Emden. A back lit study of West German class 2-10-0 3 cylinder 044 and 2-6-2 023 standing outside around the depot turntable, taken on a damp and very foggy night. The 044. Glistens with damp from the fog on the cold metal parts. The fog would linger well towards the middle of the next day and even all

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Picture of the week: Beddgelert North Wales

Two pictures from last week at Beddgelert. First is of Ex South African Railways Beyer Garratt 2-6-2 = 2-6-2 NG 143 in the station. Second picture is of a view taken from the side of the A498 about a mile south of Beddgelert Wales lat week looking across the Afon Glaslyn, having diced with busy traffic along the twisting road to get to this spot. NG143 is working the 15.40 “Aberglaslyn” from Beggelert to Porthmadog. It’s hard to believe that

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