Maitland Steamfest 17-20/4/09
#1
Thought I'd share some pics from the weekend with you guys.

Friday 17th:

4306/4490 run arounnd the train at Telarah...this scene could almost have taken place 40 years ago!

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3642 and 3526 are towed back to Maitland yard:

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The two locos are watered in Maitland yard:

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More to come as I upload them. Videos to come too, when Youtube comes to the party!
"I'm a great admirer of the racehorse. And I thought if you could put 2000 racehorses together, it'd make a very good locomotive! And it did." - Harold Young, on 3801, August 1970.
#2
Sunday 19th:

3526 buckets past the old brickworks at Metford:

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3526 runs into Telarah yard to turn:

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The triple header pulls in behind it - 3237, 5917, 3830 on the 'Steamfest Flyer':

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3830 has reversed up the triangle and moves forward into Maitland to propel back into East Greta Junction for coaling:

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3830 is coaled in the former exchange sidings:

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After shunting, 3237 and 5917 top and tailing pull into Maitland station:

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3642 departs Maitland station to turn:

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3237 and 5917 have arrived at Maitland:

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Monday 20th:

4490/4306/3526/3642 rumble through Awaba for the trip home:

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When YouTube wants to play fair I'll upload the videos, plenty of the triple header and the race train!
"I'm a great admirer of the racehorse. And I thought if you could put 2000 racehorses together, it'd make a very good locomotive! And it did." - Harold Young, on 3801, August 1970.
#3
Some great shots there, Bro! :thumb
#4
(20-Apr-2009, 06:06 PM)Loco3112 link Wrote:4306/4490 run arounnd the train at Telarah...this scene could almost have taken place 40 years ago!

Well excepting the poofta vests and the arse end of the modern car. :-)

Seriously though, some great shots my love, thanks for sharing XXXOOO
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#5
A few vids:

The triple header at Awaba:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofR_5contGs[/youtube]

Again, rolling through Metford on the arse of a Hunter Set:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9O19teBG5I&feature=channel_page[/youtube]

3830 and the Hunters at East Maitland, the Great Train Race:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3l6go0eZLk&feature=channel[/youtube]
&quot;I'm a great admirer of the racehorse. And I thought if you could put 2000 racehorses together, it'd make a very good locomotive! And it did.&quot; - Harold Young, on 3801, August 1970.
#6
One more vid:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmVvZcGYlNI[/youtube]
&quot;I'm a great admirer of the racehorse. And I thought if you could put 2000 racehorses together, it'd make a very good locomotive! And it did.&quot; - Harold Young, on 3801, August 1970.


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