THE PEAR TREE
A 32mm Gauge Railway
by David, Janet and
30th July 2017
The following photographs are courtesy of David Williams.
Above, Phil Hindley's Baldwin 4-6-0, No. 778, crosses "Sparrow Falls Bridge".
Below, 778 pounds up the last few yards of 1:72 on the approach to the summit
Above, John Brodie's Silver Lady on the approach to "Pooch's Pocket Junction".
Below, the Silver Lady is seen crossing "Sparrow Falls Bridge" with a passenger train.
Below, later on in the day, Phil Vose's 'Billy' takes a turn with the passenger set.
Above, Billy taking the 1:72 in its stride
Below, Mike Lilley's DHR Garratt 0-4-0-0-4-0 "Lafan" crossing "Sparrow Falls Bridge" with a heavy train on the drawbar
"Lafan" eases it's train through "Light House Curve", below.
Below, Mike Barton's railbus, "Llyn LLagi", on a local stopping service
Isobel's small diesel engine, No. 10, takes a short goods train towards "Pouch's Pocket Junction", below.
No. 10 and "Llyn Llagi" at the bridges, above.
Below, Ian Blackburn's Millie, "Christina", with Gavin Cooper's VoR coaches.
The following photographs are courtesy of Mike Barton, except where noted otherwise.
Below, after lunch, Members of the Group relax whilst the next train is prepared for a run.
"Lafan" takes another heavy passenger train, seen on the approach to "Sparrow Falls Bridge", above, ....
... while David's coal fired NGG16 is prepared for a run, below.
The NGG16 approaches "Sparrow Falls Bridge" with its train and with the whistle blowing, above.