MY KIND OF PLACE—IF I EVER GET THERE!!!!!
Last weekend I visited Statfold Barn Railway and I posted some photos of some of the locos operating. There were many more locomotives on display in the museum and it’s well worth sharing some photos of these too.
The first two photos show the roundhouse which is part of the museum. There are some empty tracks because many of the locos were operating when I took the photos!
There are locos everywhere. They even suspend them from the walls and ceilings.
The quality of the restorations is astounding. This is Ryam Sugar Company No. 1, built by Davenport in 1919, imported from India in 2013, apparently this is the only example of a Davenport loco in the UK.
Built by Corpet in Paris in 1884, ‘Minas de Aller’ No. 2, has Brown’s valve gear and a rocker arm driven indirect drive to the coupled wheels. This is a very…
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