THE SLING AND LAVAN TRAMWAY
A 32mm Gauge Railway
by Mike and Caroline Barton
4th June 2017
The following photographs are courtesy of Mike Barton,
except where noted otherwise
David Williams' "Beddgelert" brings the first train of the day into "Sling Uchaf" station, below.
Mike Lilley brought his steam tug "Mayflower" for a trip on the "Leaquay and Wrotton Canal". It is seen, below, at the "Lavan Road" wharf.
Above, "Beddgelert" passes "Mayflower" at the wharf.
Below, "Beddgelert" tackles "Stoat's Bank" with her train.
The shed and steam up area has been extended slightly this year and the coal and diesel facilities have been moved to their new site. Engines are seen awaiting their turn of duty at the shed, above.
Below, John Brodie attends to his Lady Anne.
Mike Lilley's DHR "D" Class Garratt brings a train past the new brewery buildings, above ....
.... and passes his "Mayflower" at the wharf, below.
Above, with steam to spare the Garratt emerges from the cutting at the "Cae Mawr Crossing".
Above, John Brodie's latest small engine creation is seen at the engine shed.
Phil Hindley's new engine, ex. WW1 WD Baldwin No. 778, is seen crossing the retaining wall with its train, below.
Gavin Cooper's Shay takes a coal train past the transhipment shed at "Lavan Road" wharf, below.
Above, Ian Blackburn's Millie reaches the top of "Stoat's Bank" to arrive at the "Felin Hen" station throat with her train.
Below, Tony Willmore's meths fired Lady Anne, "Highflyer", brings a coal train through "Felin Hen".
Above, John Musselwhite's "Taliesin" crosses the retaining wall with her train enroute to "Sling Uchaf" ....
... and brings the train into "Sling Uchaf" station, below.