Today's post, 30th October 2013, comprises eleven pics from just three contributors. The ELR is well represented with five pics in the Alternatives section.
First up are four pics from Jeff Nicholls Pic number one shows an engineers working, Crewe-Carlisle headed by Freightliner 'PowerHaul' class 70, 70006 with Freightliner class 66, 66551 dead-in-tow behind. The location was Winwick and the date, 9th October 2013. Code - October W16
Jeff's second shot depicts EWS (DBS) class 66, 66150 on a rather dirty 'silver bullets', china clay working through Winwick on 23rd October 2013.
Code - October W17
DBS class 92, 92015 is up next, pic number three, again from Jeff. The working was the 'Tesco Express', the location was Winwick and the date was 30th October 2013.
Code - October W18
Jeff's fourth shot features double heading DRS class 66s, 66427 and 66432, on a Coatbridge - Daventry intermodal at Winwick. The date, 16th October 2013.
Code - October W19
Ieuan Wood has sent in pics five and six. Pic five shows Freightliner 'PowerHaul' class 70, 70013 with a Hartford C.L. Jn - Crewe Basford Hall working at Winwick on 26th October 2013.
Code - October W20
Ieuan's second shot, number six overall, depicts EWS (DBS) class 66, 66141 on an Avonmouth - Clitheroe, Castle Cement working. The location was Winwick and the date, 26th October 2013.
ALTERNATIVE UK PICS
David Quayle has supplied four pics for this post, all taken at the recent ELR Gala. Pic number seven overall shows ex Hunslet 'Austerity' 0-6-0ST No.132 Sapper at Bury on 19th October 2013.
Code - October A14
Pic number eight from David shows ex LMS (Fowler) 'Jinty' 0-6-0 tank, No. 47324 masquerading as 'Jinty', 0-6-0T No.47584 with ex L&NWR class 'G2' 0-8-0, No.49395 in the picture also. This pic is also dated 19th October 2013. The location was Bury.
Code - October A15
BR Western Region, class '15', 0-6-0 pannier tank, No.1501 is pictured at Rawtenstall with men fixing a chain to the cog on a small water tower.The date was 19th October 2013.
Code - October A16
David's fourth shot depicts Gresley 'K4' class 2-6-0, No.61994 The Great Marquess at Bury on the same date, 19th October 2013.
Code - October A17
Stanier 'Pacific' No.46233, Duchess of Sutherland is up next, in Jeff Nicholl's shot also taken on the ELR. The passenger service was taken at Irwell Vale on the approach to Rawtenstall. The pic is dated 19th October 2013.
Voting will finish for the 'Pic of the Month', September 2013 competition at 2400hrs on 1st November 2013. Please vote if you have not done so. The voting system is simple - just send me the yellow September 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 September dated pics posted between 6th September and 5th October are eligible, and have code numbers. My email address is at the top of the blog. Everyone, contributors or not, can vote. The voting for the October competition can then commence.