The occasion was the museum railway gala weekend, and the two active steam locomotives were hauling passengers with a visiting steam loco and some of the diesel and battery locomotives from the collection on demonstration runs.
This is a well-presented volunteer operation.
|Resident Bagnall 1918 0-4-0ST PETER|
|A rare Ransomes & Rapier diesel and a Wingrove & Robers 0-4-0BE, with a 972mm gauge Orenstein & Koppel diesel behind|
|A beautifully presented 1936 John Fowler 4wDM|
|Dublin's entry in the indirect drive stakes - a 1920 Spence 1ft 10in gauge locomotive for the Guinness Brewery, although the design is much older.|
|The resident Groudle Glen Bagnall 2-4-0T POLAR BEAR of 1905 was on its first day back into service following overhaul.|
|A nicely presented 2ft 6in gauge Hudson GoGo tractor of 1932 in the museum.|
|A more modern Leeds product - a 1980 Hunslet on a demonstration train.|
|An older 1937 Hunslet 4wDM|
|A beautifully restored standard gauge "Simplex" diesel was also in operation.|
|The bright sunshine showed off to perfection the deep blue of visiting Andrew Barclay JACK, last seen at Amerton a few weeks ago.|