First test version of my card kit of the Preston Dock Engine Shed, just to see if it is feasible.
Down on the old Preston Dock site there is an unusual little engine shed, which was built for Preston Borough Council (long before they became City) in 1985. In 1986 it won The Brick Development Association’s Structural Brickwork Award. It looks like this:
The latest inductee to The Library of Cool is “An Illustrated Guide to the Funicular Railways of Great Britain” by Amy Bartle.
A while ago, 2017 to be exact, I started working on a plan to visit every Merseyrail Terminus in one day, passing through every station at least once. Originally I planned to start and finish at Southport, while on holiday, but plans changed and I was going to try again in April 2020. Then Covid hit.
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Its been about two years since our last visit to Amerton, so we went up there for the 2021 Steam Gala…
The Stafford–Shrewsbury line formerly ran between Shrewsbury and Stafford, from 1849 to 1966.
Those paying attention will spot that the little thing above only shows Wellington to Stafford… and for good reason – the line between Shrewsbury and Wellington is still in use, and here I’m only interested in the closed parts.
July 2019 and we inexplicably found aourselves in Kent. Handily, the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway was nearby…
Just a few pics of our trip to the East Lancs Railway, back on May 16th 2019.
June 11th 2017, and a trip to the West Lancs Light Railway…
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