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.
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
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
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.