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Dating photograph mounts

Archive footage of this quality is seldom seen publicly…click. They were downgraded to saturated engines in 1927 and became virtually identical with the majority of the Aspinall 'A' class.

But taking pictures of express trains is a lot harder than it looks.

There is a tranquil quality about this photograph that you're unlikely to find anywhere near a steam special nowadays.

At this juncture I must mention Richard's allegiance to the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Trust, which can be traced back to the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Preservation Society when a group of Rochdale railway enthusiasts formed the L&Y Saddletank Fund.

Richard adds - 'The Calder Valley and the Copy Pit line were largely ignored by most photographers in the early 1960s but, living as I do in Rochdale, they were on my doorstep.