Image of a steam locomotive ‘Repton’, number 30926, as it belches out smoke idling in the platform at Grosmont railway station on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway
‘Repton’, number 30926 at Grosmont station on the NYMR — photo by David Acaster

A Blast From The Past

Six Word Photo Story Challenge: Freestyle

In response to Randy Runtsch’s story ‘All Aboard for Dreamland’ about four old diesel locomotives, their paint long-faded, abandoned in Eureka, California, I have a happy tale of an old locomotive being saved from such a fate.




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David Acaster

David Acaster

British, retired, loves reptiles & amphibians, keen on history, steam locomotives, travel, real ale and still trying to master that Fender Stratocaster.