Severn Valley Railway 18th August 2016

A complete round trip on an amazing piece of railway heritage Bridgnorth to Kidderminster and return.
All these images are mine, taken on 18th Aug 2016. info as linked
Technical detail specifications of locomotive 34027: Boiler pressure of 34027: 250 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 34027: loco 86.0 tons, tender ~42-48 tons, Wheel diameter of 34027: 3' 1'', 6' 2", 3' 1", Valve gear of 34027: Bullied chain driven, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 34027: 16⅜" x 24" (3), Tractive effort of 34027: 27720 lbf., BR Power classification of 34027: Class 7P. Originally built at Brighton in 1946 by Bullied to his SR 4-6-2 pacific design with 'air smoothed casing, thermic syphons and Boxpox driving wheels. Rebuilt in 1957 without the casing. Taken from:
http://www.docbrown.info/docspics/ArchiveSteam/loco34027.htm
Class 4500 steam locomotive 4566 was built at Swindon Works in 1924. Technical detail specifications of locomotive 4566: Boiler pressure of 4566: 200 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 4566: 61.0 tons, Wheel diameter of 4566: 3' 2'', 4' 7", 3' 2", Valve gear of 4566: Stephenson piston valves, Cylinders of 4566 (diameter x stroke): 17" x 24" (O), Tractive effort of 4566: 21250 lbf., Power classification of 4566: Class C 4MT. From: http://www.docbrown.info/docspics/ArchiveSteam/loco04566.htm

the next 9 images are of an original condition 1930s carriage

taken in the gents at Bridgnorth !!!!
7802 BRADLEY MANOR. Manor Class 7800. Collett 4-6-0 steam locomotive design, built at Swindon Works in 1938. Technical detail specifications of locomotive 7802: Boiler pressure of 7802: 225 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 7802: loco 68.9 tons, tender 40.0 tons, Wheel diameter of 7802: 3' 0", 5' 8'', Valve gear of 7802: Stephenson piston valves, Cylinders of 7802 (diameter x stroke): 18" x 30" (O), Tractive effort of 7802: 27340 lbf., Power classification of 7802: Class D 5MT. Taken from: http://www.docbrown.info/docspics/ArchiveSteam/loco07802.htm
7812 ERLESTOKE MANOR. Manor Class 7800. Collett 4-6-0 steam locomotive design, built at Swindon Works in 1939.
Technical detail specifications of locomotive 7812: Boiler pressure of 7812: 225 lbf/sq.in., Weight of 7812: loco 68.9 tons, tender 40.0 tons, Wheel diameter of 7812: 3' 0", 5' 8'', Valve gear of 7812: Stephenson piston valves, Cylinders of 7812 (diameter x stroke): 18" x 30" (O), Tractive effort of 7812: 27340 lbf., Power classification of 7812: Class D 5MT. Taken from:
http://www.docbrown.info/docspics/ArchiveSteam/loco07812.htm

West Midlands Safari Park!!
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GWR WW1 Roll of Honour

taken in Gents at Kidderminster - I was NOT standing on the scales.

WW2 Air Raid Siren
The locomotive was designed by Oliver Bulleid, and has a length of 67 feet, with a weight of over 100 tons. This 4-6-2 light Pacific was one of 110 built-in the West Country/ Battle of Britain Class, for use on the Southern Railway. Built at Brighton in January 1947, the original body design was affectionately known as a Spam Can. Taken from:
https://oakparkrunner.wordpress.com/working-steam-locomotives-in-preservation-34053-sir-keith-park/