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Steam in Wales in 1977 - The Talyllyn, Part 4
Our 1977 Welsh steam adventure sees us on the Talyllyn Railway at Towyn. 1977 was the 26th year of preservation for the Talyllyn and we see locomotive no. 2 "Dolgoch" arriving at Towyn Wharf station with a four coach train before running round and collecting another coach from the middle siding. It then sets off up the line into the cutting on the other side of the main road from which these shots were taken. Login to read more

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LMS “Black 5” no. 45212 was an early arrival on the nascent Keighley & Worth Valley preservation group's branch line to Oxenhope in Bronte Country and is the power for this trip up the line in 1968.
Sometime in 1968 (the actual date was not recorded) Andrew Barclay-built fireless steam locomotive no. S/11 is seen “in steam” at the Reed Paper Group's Empire Paper Mills at Greenhithe in Kent
An 0-4-0 saddle tank was still in use in 1968 on the Storefield Mines industrial system near Middlesborough, part of the South Durham Steel & Iron Corporation's vast complex on Teesside.

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Our Archive Heritage 05
In this month's issue, the team at Steam Railway Magazine have written a review for our most recently released feature-length DVD, Our Archive Heritage 05. Read the review here!