Autumn Sun (and rain!)

With just 3 operating weekends left in the season, here are a few photos from today’s workings. The weather was good for the most part, with only one trainload of passengers getting the full ‘goods’ experience during a heavy shower!

Coming off the pit with steam to spare

Coming off the pit with steam to spare

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There was a march organised for Saturday evening to raise awareness for cancer on the dockside

There was a march organised for Saturday evening to raise awareness for cancer on the dockside

Ominous clouds

Ominous clouds

Newly-repainted Thekla in the distance

Newly-repainted Thekla in the distance

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Raising steam at M Shed

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The day’s work done

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Note the new sleepers installed when this section of track was relaid

Coaling up

Coaling up

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Larry empties the last of the coal into 34’s bunker

Creeping back to the shed

Creeping back to the shed

Ready for another day

Ready for another day

 

Here’s a bonus .gif of Portbury heading to the shed after a hard day’s work.

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