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Sunday, 7 April 2013

'Pics of the Month, February 2013' - RESULTS

Congratulations to Ieuan Wood and Matthew Chambers respectively for winning the Winwick and Alternative UK sections of the February 2013 competition. This post, 7th April 2013, is dedicated to those winning entries.


WINWICK


1st February W3  by Ieuan Wood


Featured in Ieuan's pic is the 'Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express' running Euston - Carlisle - Euston. The location was Red Bank and the date, 9th February 2013. The loco, class 86 86529 Les Ross, is preserved.







2nd=   February W16  by Matthew Chambers


Matthew's pic shows  EWS (DBS) class 66, 66186 standing at Bank Quay (driver change?) with a gypsum working. This pic is dated 25th February 2013.







2nd=   February W12  by Jeff Nicholls



The TATA steel liveried 'tug' 60099 is shown at Winwick on 13th February 2013, in a blizzard. In Jeff's shot the 'tug' is on a coal working.









ALTERNATIVE UK PICS



1st  February A17  by Matthew Chambers


This pic from Matthew features a coal working at Wigan North Western Station on 7th February 2013. A low sun has produced an excellent 'glinter' pic, side-lighting the train headed by TATA steel liveried class 60, 60099.






2nd=   February A25  by Colin Platt



We were strongly represented at the ELR Gala in February with Colin Platt the third person to post pics from this event. Colin's shot shows ex BR 'Standard' class '4MT' 2-6-4, No.80080 leaving Ramsbottom with a passenger service.






2nd= February A2  by Geoff Monks


This pic from Geoff features John Cameron's 'Streak' No.60009 Union of South Africa, heading the southbound 'Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express'. It is dated 2nd February 2013. The location was Birkett Common.








Voting has started for the 'Pic of the Month', March 2013 competition. The voting system is simple - just send me the yellow March code numbers of the three pics you have chosen as 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each section, Winwick, and Alternatives (UK and World combined). All March dated pics posted between March 21st and April 4th are eligible and have code numbers. My email address is at the top of the blog. Everyone, contributors or not, can vote.

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