here. This time there was plenty opportunity to study this lovely locomotive in detail ...
... and indeed to ride behind her. Here the locomotive is running round at Heywood, one end of the ELR line.
Here's a better photo of 45407.
LNER Class K4 61994 'The Great Marquess' with admirers at Bury. It was built in Doncaster in 1938.
Just six of the K4 class were built to work the West Highland Line in Scotland. 61994 is the only survivor.
Great Central Railway. It was built at the North British Locomotive Works in Glasgow in 1920. Here it is running round at Rawtenstall.
Photos © Skip Cottage.