SH6139 : Oil and Coal

taken 4 years ago, near to Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Oil and Coal
Oil and Coal
Sister locomotives 'Blanche' and 'Linda', on the Ffestiniog Railway, demonstrating the differences between oil and coal-fired locomotives. I think that the coal exhaust looks far better. On her last day in service, before being converted back to coal-firing, this turned out to be the last trip for 'Blanche', which 'failed' further up the line. Frustrating for my host, who was rostered to drive the afternoon trip with this locomotive.

Seen during the Steam 150: '1863 and All That' event.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland  Railways  People, Events 
County (from Tags)
Gwynedd 
Country (from Tags)
Wales 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6196 3997 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.3592N 4:3.3323W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6198 4001
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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