Steam heat

[Peter with his steamboat, Bristol Floating Harbour with Paddle Steamer in the background]

Rob Coles writes:” If steam fan and long time friend Peter Devrill had not alerted me I would have missed the Railway Touring Company steam excursion from Southend to Bath on Wednesday. 

Leander at Hope in LMS colours on a very wet Derbyshire day.  A scotsman on holiday from Australia had just run into the back of my car and proved impossible to trace for insurance, how my family suffered (I may well have been with former Bath photographer Geoff Ellis when he was with the Guardian!

The loco will be 45690 Leander which Peter tells me was once a Bristol Loco.  Times: in Bath 13.04, returning 16.54 via Chippenham each way.”