Johns LNWR gallery

Discussion in 'Gallery' started by john lewsey, 1 August 2013.

  1. john lewsey

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  2. john lewsey

    john lewsey Western Thunderer

  3. oldravendale

    oldravendale Western Thunderer

    I don't know whether this is any help...... I was given a collection many years ago by the father in law of a friend most of which comprises photos taken before the second world war. This is not LNWR but perhaps is not dissimilar to the LNWR shed plates. We believe this is dated between September 1932 and July 1934 at Euston and is "Patriot" 5966 which became 5512, "Bunsen". Shed 1 was Camden until 1935 when it became 1B.

    5966.  Possibly Euston.  Between September 1932 and July 1934.  .jpg
    Brian
     
  4. Mike W

    Mike W Western Thunderer

    It probably is LNWR John. In LMS days some were moved to the smokebox just like that, and eventually replaced by the cast LMS type.
     
  5. john lewsey

    john lewsey Western Thunderer

    It's amazing what we can learn here
    John
     
  6. paulc

    paulc Western Thunderer

    Excellent, thanks guys and the shed plates are going on today . I have painted my driver and fireman with green coats and black trousers . There was an enquiry by someone on RM Webb which turned up on the LNWR forum and it appears green was the order of the day . If its wrong then its only a bit of paint .
    Cheers Paul
     
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  7. Mike W

    Mike W Western Thunderer

    Froggatt's bible "Railway Buttons, Badges & Uniforms" confirm you are correct. You're doing a great job John both with your modelling and advertising the Premier Line!

    Mike
     
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  8. Mike W

    Mike W Western Thunderer

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  9. john lewsey

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  10. Wagonman

    Wagonman Western Thunderer

    And people complain about Pacers...
     
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  11. john lewsey

    john lewsey Western Thunderer

    I am working on some new projects for this thread
     
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  13. john lewsey

    john lewsey Western Thunderer

    LNWR 21ft full brake
     
  14. Mike W

    Mike W Western Thunderer

    Looks like the old Barry Jones artwork. He drew that from an article I wrote in the LNWRS Journal, with measurements taken from a grounded body at Bletchley. I think its quite good but be aware that the Guard's door on the grounded body had been cut off half way up, so the drawing prepared by my brother Bob showed it blank, with an explanatory note in the text. But Barry drew the top of the door solid whereas it should have a droplight and you may want to cut a hole in the etch to match all of the photographs.

    Mike
     
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  15. john lewsey

    john lewsey Western Thunderer

    Hi Mike
    Yes will do there is an article on Rmweb about it and penlan mentioned it plus Mike Osbourne has sent me some details of one that is a workshop on the side of someones house
    John
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    realised it was your article
    There is a rather nice photo of some four wheeled stock on Ian Rathbones Web site
    John
     
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