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'Colombo' steam locomotive, North Yorkshire, c 1960s.

Treacy, Eric

'Colombo' steam locomotive, North Yorkshire, c 1960s.
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm


Colombo A3 Class steam locomotive No 60036 leaving Ribblehead Station with the morning Leeds to Glasgow train. Photograph by Bishop Eric Treacy. Treacy was often allowed special access to many areas denied to other railway photographers. He also befriended many of the footplate crews, occasionally persuading them to create special smoke effects for the camera.

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