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Railway Furniture

A collection of photos of the Bluebell line in March 2011. I really like the signal box on the platform – great for us overgrown schoolboys. We can see what is going on. The original W.H.Smith and Son platform shop is still being used, selling railway literature.  

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 7:10 pm by Trayton · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: Museums, Photos, Steam Engines

What is it….

It’s the Earl of Berkley of course….   I hope to publish some more photos over the next couple of days. I had a bit of luck whilst visiting one of the engine sheds. As it was a big public day they took advantage of lots of visitors and ran sales tables up and down […]

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 9:05 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Steam Engines

Boy’s Day Out

Last weekend I had a Boy’s day out with two friends at the Bluebell Line in Sussex attending their ‘Branch Line” day. We had a great time discussing all things mechanical and railway…..

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 8:48 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Steam Engines

Sentinel Steam Lorry

One of my favourite steam vehicles, a Sentinel Steam Lorry. This one dates from 1934 and is a type ‘S4’ with drop sides and has had several liveries in recent years. This is another set of photos from the Wings Wheels and Steam event at White Waltham. It’s taken me a little while to post […]

Posted on September 27, 2010 at 7:14 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Foden Truck

A Foden 4 1/2 hp 6 ton Wagon named Emily and built in 1925.

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 9:18 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Aveling and Porter….

This Aveling and Porter Showman’s Tractor named Whippet  and dates from 1920…..

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 9:00 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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And Steam…..

A Wallis & Steevens Traction Engine Reg No.BL 1331 named Wildfire and dating from 1919. The last photo is one of my favourites as I have managed to capture the fly-wheel spinning – look no fly-wheel spokes! Wallis & Steevens Traction Engine Reg No.BL 1331 Wildfir e

Posted on August 24, 2010 at 6:44 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Wings Wheels and Steam

The next few posts will include some photos I took at the Wings Wheels and Steam event at White Waltham Airport last weekend. I was planning to go on Saturday, but it was a bit damp to say the least. Sunday was better so I went over after lunch. Wings Wheels and Steam.

Posted on August 17, 2010 at 6:18 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cars, Photos, Planes, Steam Engines