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William Grimes's Collection
 
10/15/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:William Grimes
Dates:4/10/2004 - 6/22/2008
Album Info:In this album you will find photos of preserved BR trains on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, Dean Forest Railway, and at the Didcot Railway Centre in the United Kingdom. There are also postcards sent to my by my family back home. Most recent are photos from the East Somerset Railway 2008 Quarry Tour and open house at Foster Yeoman Torr Works.
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The "Phantom" in the Railway Centre
Title:  The "Phantom" in the Railway Centre
Description:  About to run the Royal Mail train, the "Phantom" is my favorite exhibit at the Didcot Railway Centre. For more locomotive info see http://www.preservedshunters.co.uk/psh_shunter.php?class=8&loco=08604
Photo Date:  4/17/2006  Upload Date: 3/9/2007 3:53:43 PM
Location:  Didcott, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BR1 08604(Class 08)
Views:  816   Comments: 0
BR 13308
Title:  BR 13308
Description:  Class 13, preserved on the Dean Forest Railway.
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:28:42 PM
Location:  Norchard, UK
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  BR1 13308(Class 13)
Views:  1056   Comments: 0
Dean Forest Railway
Title:  Dean Forest Railway
Description:  Preserved on the Dean Forest Railway.
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:27:58 PM
Location:  Lydney Junction, UK
Author:  William Grimes
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Locomotives:  BR1 27066(Class 27)
Views:  690   Comments: 0
Dean Forest Railway
Title:  Dean Forest Railway
Description:  Preserved on the Dean Forest Railway. Scan from 35mm, North of Lydney Junction.
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:27:34 PM
Location:  St. Mary's Halt, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 D7633(Class 25)
Views:  755   Comments: 0
BR D9555
Title:  BR D9555
Description:  Class 14, preserved on the Dean Forest Railway.
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:28:28 PM
Location:  Norchard, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 D9555(Class 14)
Views:  760   Comments: 0
GWR 1450
Title:  GWR 1450
Description:  0-4-2T
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 6/26/2007 4:23:03 PM
Location:  Norchard, UK
Author:  Edward Simmons
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GWR1 1450(0-6-0)
Views:  477   Comments: 0
Pluto
Title:  Pluto
Description:  This is a Planet 0-4-0, and they say Pluto isn't a planet, ha! Pluto is preserved on the Dean Forest Railway.
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 8:26:49 PM
Location:  Norchard, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  115   Comments: 0
BR 73002
Title:  BR 73002
Description:  Preserved on the Dean Forest Railway.
Photo Date:  4/1/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 8:20:22 PM
Location:  Lydney Junction, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 73002(Class 73)
Views:  660   Comments: 0
BR 73129
Title:  BR 73129
Description:  Class 73 spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:03:21 PM
Location:  Winchcombe, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 73129(Class 73)
Views:  685   Comments: 0
BR 47105
Title:  BR 47105
Description:  Spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:03:53 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 47105(Class 47)
Views:  408   Comments: 0
BR 2182
Title:  BR 2182
Description:  Spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:02:59 PM
Location:  Winchcombe, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 2182(Class 04)
Views:  941   Comments: 0
City Of Truro
Title:  City Of Truro
Description:  The first steam locomotive in Europe to travel over 100 mph is spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:04:16 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GWR1 3440(4-4-0)
Views:  726   Comments: 0
GWR 5542
Title:  GWR 5542
Description:  Spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:02:00 PM
Location:  Cheltenham, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  143   Comments: 0
GWR 5542
Title:  GWR 5542
Description:  Spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/8/2007 12:04:46 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  150   Comments: 0
BR 37324
Title:  BR 37324
Description:  Spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 7:47:21 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 37324(Class 37)
Views:  620   Comments: 0
BR 24081
Title:  BR 24081
Description:  Spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 7:50:19 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 24081(Class 24)
Views:  796   Comments: 0
BR 08927
Title:  BR 08927
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 7:48:29 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 08927(Class 08)
Views:  658   Comments: 3
BR D8137
Title:  BR D8137
Description:  BR D8137 (20137) is a Class 20. Spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 8:10:27 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  114   Comments: 0
BR 47376
Title:  BR 47376
Description:  A class 47 is spotted on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Photo Date:  4/5/2007  Upload Date: 4/7/2007 7:45:35 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MLFR 47376(Class 47)
Views:  446   Comments: 0
London/Gatwick airport station
Title:  London/Gatwick airport station
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/19/2008  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 11:10:59 AM
Location:  Tisley Green, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  97   Comments: 0
Station
Title:  Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 11:12:03 AM
Location:  Westbury, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  102   Comments: 0
Pathfinder Tours train to the quarry
Title:  Pathfinder Tours train to the quarry
Description:  EMD Class 59
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 6:45:39 PM
Location:  Westbury, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  103   Comments: 0
Western Yeoman II
Title:  Western Yeoman II
Description:  When I returned to England for a cousins wedding I got the chance to visit the Yeoman Quarry, quite an experience! Yeoman employed a BR Class 08 along with this American built EMD SW1001. This engine was the first EMD to be exported to England. Yeoman wanted an EMD like the SD-45. They were given an SW1001 to see if they liked EMDs, they did and ordered several Class 59s and Class 66s which are built by EMD in Canada.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 6:44:35 PM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 44(SW1001)
Views:  651   Comments: 0
US Army 5197 on the East Somerset Railway
Title:  US Army 5197 on the East Somerset Railway
Description:  The S160 seen at the East Somerset Railway diesel gala. Sister USATC 5187 (now USAX 607) is in the Army Transportation Museum, Fort Eustis, VA; a museum I visit frequentley.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 4:36:34 PM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  USAX 5197(2-8-0)
Views:  509   Comments: 2
Western Yeoman II
Title:  Western Yeoman II
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 11:34:09 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  173   Comments: 0
Foster Yeoman's Merehead Quarry
Title:  Foster Yeoman's Merehead Quarry
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 10:35:31 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 08032(Class 08)
Views:  754   Comments: 2
BR 37906
Title:  BR 37906
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 11:34:34 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 37906(Class 37) MLRF 37906(Class 37)
Views:  597   Comments: 0
The last class 50 built, "Defiance"
Title:  The last class 50 built, "Defiance"
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 10:33:24 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  122   Comments: 0
BR 08643
Title:  BR 08643
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 1/16/2009 6:30:00 PM
Location:  Cranmore, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 08643(Class 08)
Views:  178   Comments: 1
Bardon Aggregates took over Foster Yeoman Torr Works
Title:  Bardon Aggregates took over Foster Yeoman Torr Works
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 11:42:27 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MLFR 66623(JT42CWR)
Views:  490   Comments: 0
GB Railfreight
Title:  GB Railfreight
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 11:36:29 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GBRF 73209(Class 73)
Views:  693   Comments: 0
Hanson "Class 66"
Title:  Hanson "Class 66"
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 11:42:59 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  134   Comments: 0
EWS Army add
Title:  EWS Army add
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 11:43:24 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EWS 60040(Class 60)
Views:  665   Comments: 0
Yeoman Quarry spare parts unit
Title:  Yeoman Quarry spare parts unit
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 11:44:13 AM
Location:  Merehead Quarry, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 08826(Class 08)
Views:  669   Comments: 1
Esso Plymouth works shunter on the East Somerset Railway
Title:  Esso Plymouth works shunter on the East Somerset Railway
Description:  With a Rolls Royce under the hood!
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 4:28:03 PM
Location:  Cranmore, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  139   Comments: 0
East Somerset Railway 39
Title:  East Somerset Railway 39
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 4:29:09 PM
Location:  Cranmore, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  115   Comments: 0
"USA" Tank
Title:  "USA" Tank
Description:  built by Duro in Yugoslavia 1960 this USA Tank look-a-like works the East Somerset Railway.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 4:29:46 PM
Location:  Cranmore, Somerset, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 30075(0-6-0)
Views:  530   Comments: 0
EWS 66200 on the Pathfinder Tours
Title:  EWS 66200 on the Pathfinder Tours
Description:  My ride to the quarry stops at Westbury station.
Photo Date:  6/22/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 4:31:09 PM
Location:  Westbury, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EWS 66200(JT42CWR)
Views:  411   Comments: 1
First Great Western
Title:  First Great Western
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 11:13:20 AM
Location:  Kennington, Oxford, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  105   Comments: 0
GWR ironbridge to Mini Cooper Cowley Works
Title:  GWR ironbridge to Mini Cooper Cowley Works
Description:  This location is not to far from where I grew up.
Photo Date:  6/23/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 4:34:05 PM
Location:  Kennington, Oxford, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  124   Comments: 0
Arncott Signal Box, Bicester Military Railway
Title:  Arncott Signal Box, Bicester Military Railway
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/25/2008  Upload Date: 6/27/2008 4:35:23 PM
Location:  Bicester, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  189   Comments: 0
The "Phantom" and I
Title:  The "Phantom" and I
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/8/2009  Upload Date: 8/26/2010 4:46:00 PM
Location:  Didcott, UK
Author:  William's mum
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 08604(Class 08)
Views:  224   Comments: 1
An old soldier
Title:  An old soldier
Description:  ROD 5322 is a British military locomotive from the First World War.
Photo Date:  11/8/2009  Upload Date: 8/26/2010 4:46:16 PM
Location:  Didcott, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  108   Comments: 1
Chiltern Railways
Title:  Chiltern Railways
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/11/2009  Upload Date: 8/26/2010 4:47:16 PM
Location:  Bicester, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  113   Comments: 0
Bicestertown Station
Title:  Bicestertown Station
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/11/2009  Upload Date: 8/26/2010 4:46:44 PM
Location:  Bicester, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
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Views:  89   Comments: 0
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Title:  Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2018  Upload Date: 9/3/2018 9:25:42 PM
Location:  Cheltenham, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 47376(Class 47) MLFR 47376(Class 47)
Views:  12   Comments: 2
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Title:  Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2018  Upload Date: 9/3/2018 9:26:15 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 24081(Class 24)
Views:  6   Comments: 0
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Title:  Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2018  Upload Date: 9/3/2018 9:26:32 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 37215(Class 37)
Views:  7   Comments: 0
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Title:  Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2018  Upload Date: 9/3/2018 9:26:55 PM
Location:  Toddington, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 26043(Class 26)
Views:  6   Comments: 0
Didcot Railway Centre
Title:  Didcot Railway Centre
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/4/2018  Upload Date: 9/3/2018 9:27:46 PM
Location:  Didcot, UK
Author:  William Grimes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BR1 08604(Class 08)
Views:  20   Comments: 1


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