2 days in Scotland, August 83 with Tony Ewer

 

Monday August 29th

 

Classic West Highland bash with the booked 20 on the 0600 ex Queen St.

A Big tractor to Stewarton then and afternoon on the G & SW, followed by

1S81 back North.

 

86323 2306(28/8) Edin/Glas - Bristol....Carstairs - Carlisle

81009 2100(28/8) Euston - Fort William...Carstairs - Mossend

37157 2100(28/8) Euston - Fort William....Mossend - Cowlairs

37022 2100(28/8) Euston - Fort William....Cowlairs - Queen St

47464 shunt 2100(28/8) Euston - Fort William onto 0600 QS-Mall at Queen St

37012/20045 0600 Glasgow - Mallaig...Queen St - Tyndrum U

 

29088337012n200450600qsmatyuwebr.jpg37012 and 20045 leave Tyndrum Upper with the

0600 Glasgow - Mallaig on August 29th 1983. On Mondays a through steam pipe fitted

20 was booked with a 37 on this turn although it was often 2 x 37.

 

 

37027 0740 Oban - Glasgow...Tyndrum L - Arrochar

37022/37191 0804 Glasgow - Oban....Arrochar - Crianlarich

37039 0834 Glasgow - Fort William...Crianlarich - Tyndrum U

37026/37112 0919 Fort William - Glasgow..Tyndrum U - Ardlui

37112 0919 Fort William - Glasgow...Ardlui - Queen St

37032 1350 Glasgow - Carlisle....Central - Stewarton

 

290883370321350cecawebr.jpgThe rather large 37032 at Stewarton with the 1350 Glasgow - Carlisle on August 29th 1983

 

 

 

47413 1240 Carlisle - Glasgow...Stewarton - Central

47149 1550 Glasgow - Carlisle....Central - Dumfries

47410 1720 Carlisle - Glasgow...Dumfries - Kirkconnel

47413 1730 Glasgow - Carlisle...Kirkconnel - Carstairs

86314 1S81 2050 Carlisle - Perth..Carlisle - Mossend

26031 1S81 2050 Carlisle - Perth..Mossend - Larbert

47206 2238 Glasgow - Dundee...Larbert - Stirling

 

Tuesday August 30th

 

A mileage move behind 47707 then the standard Achnasheen early morning

move. Then as often the case with Tony, he opts for something completly different.

He became a "Moray man" for 10 hours doing 4 return trips to Forres plus a

trip to Keith!

 

47707 2310 (29/8) Edin/Glas - Inverness...Stirling - Inverness

26042/37114 0640 Inverness - Wick/Thurso...Inverness - Dingwall

30088337114n260420640inwithwebr.jpgSteam escapes from 26042 as she pilots 37114

on the 0640 Inverness - Wick/Thurso at Dingwall on August 30th 1983

 

 

37025 0655 Inverness - Kyle....Dingwall - Achnasheen

37043 0710 Kyle - Inverness....Achnasheen - Dingwall

37183 0600 Wick/Thurso - Inverness...Dingwall - Inverness

47009 1048 Inverness - Aberdeen...Inverness - Forres

47271 0955 Aberdeen - Inverness...Forres - Inverness

47041 1248 Inverness - Aberdeen...Inverness - Forres

47274 1155 Aberdeen - Inverness...Forres - Inverness

26031/47271 1448 Inverness - Aberdeen..Inverness - Forres

 

30088326031n472711448inabwebr.jpg26031 which Tony had had on S81 the night before, at Tony's favourite haunt of Forres with 47271 on the 1448 Inverness - Aberdeen on August 30th 1983

 

 

47013 1355 Aberdeen - Inverness....Forres - Inverness

47274 1748 Inverness - Aberdeen....Inverness - Keith

47009 1755 Aberdeen - Inverness....Keith - Inverness

47041 2048 Inverness - Aberdeen....Inverness - Forres

47274 2055 Aberdeen - Inverness....Forres - Inverness

47707 2350 Inverness - Glas/Edin...Inverness - Perth

 

Power sampled...

 

20045.................1

26031, 26042.....2

37012 37022 37025, 37026. 37027, 37032, 37039, 37043, 37112, 37114, 37157,

37183, 37191.....13

47009, 47041, 47149, 47206, 47271, 47274, 47410, 47413, 47464, 47707....10

81009.................1

86314, 86323.....2 (Total 29)

 

Thanks to the late Tony Ewer for his phots and moves, magic memories