South Devon diesel gala, November 2014
We sampled the Friday and Saturday of
this excellent 3 day gala. 25185 from Paignton and resident 25262 starred,
all turns on the Friday. Much afternoon sun
after morning rains added to the good atmosphere.
Good few familiar faces amongst a good
Thanks to all at the Devon Diesel Society
and South Deon volunteers for another top Gala
Friday 071114 views
The Devon diesel Soc
even arranged a rainbow for this view of 25185 and 25262 at the start of the
connections! 25185 was Cricklewood based from 6/75 to 1/76, plus long spells as
a D01 and WN in the 70’s too.
light at Totnes as 25262 runs round an afternoon service.
in the afternoon sun at Buckfastleigh. Unfortunately the “Crompton” failed
after 1 round trip the following day
Repairs continue on
Saturday 081114 views
monsoon rain 37275 is warming up nicely!
looking “superb” prior to thrashing South
and 25262 rest as the Buckfastleigh light fades
archive view of 25185 at Nuneaton, 120884
South Devon galas, highly recommended