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5637 STEAM
LOCOMOTIVE GROUP

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1930

photo: Postcards & Covers. At Barry Shed in GWR Days

1951

photo: Arthur Sutton . . . With Harry Sutton at Cathays Shed

1960

photo: Roger Smith . . . Outside Merthyr Shed on July 3

1964

photo: Peter Todd 5637 at Cardiff

photo: Clive Thomson Outside Barry Shed

1966

photo: Ian Wills . . . 5637 in Barry still largely complete

1968

photo John Grey Turner 5637 in Barry Scapyard

photo Loose Grip 99 5637 at the End of the Line

1969

photo: Roy Lawrance . Detail of 5637 in the scrapyard

1979

photo: Postcards & Covers 5637 at Tyseley in March

photo: Postcards & Covers 5637 at Tyseley in May

photo: Postcards & Covers 5637 under wraps at Tyseley

photo: Postcards & Covers 5637 languishing in the sidings

1982

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 arrives on low loader

photo: Ken Watts .. Low loader backing down

photo: Ken Watts .. Low loader backing down

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 approaching

photo: Ken Watts Going past on low loader

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 arriving

photo: Ken Watts . 5673 safely down the slope

photo: Ken Watts Manouvering towards the track

photo: Ken Watts Unloading rails in place

photo: Ken Watts Easing 5637 off the low loader

photo: Ken Watts . 5637's bunker

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 front view

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 rear view

photo: Ken Watts Starting work on 5637

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 at Blundsdon

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 arrives at the S&CR

photo: Ken Watts Removing the securing chains

photo: Ken Watts Preparing to unload 5637

photo: Ken Watts Getting ready to unload 5637

photo: Ken Watts . Onto S&CR rails at last

photo: Ken Watts . Restoration Team after starting work

1985

photo: Ken Watts Working on the bunker

photo: Ken Watts Working on the bunker

photo: Ken Watts . Work in progress

photo: Ken Watts Workers having a break

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 inside the temporary shed

 

1986

photo: Peter Todd 5637 rewheeled with freshly painted frames

photo: Peter Todd Member at work on the vacuum reservoir

photo Peter Todd Members at work in the temporay shed

1989

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 in undercoat

photo: Ken Watts . Ready to purchase 5637

photo: Ken Watts .. SLG members gather

photo: Ken Watts . Mayoress at ceremony

photo: Ken Watts Mayor and SLG Chairman

photo: Ken Watts Mayor seeing the footplate

photo: Ken Watts Presentation of the cheque

photo: Ken Watts Mayor and Mayoress

photo: Ken Watts . Commemerative train ride

photo: Ken Watts Mayor on the train

photo: Ken Watts Mayor on the train

photo: Ken Watts Special train about to leave

photo: Ken Watts Special train pulls away

photo: Ken Watts .. SLG members fundraising

1992

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 in Blundsdon siding

photo: Paul Lockley Working in the Siding

1993

photo: Paul Lockley Testing the brakes

1994

photo: Paul Lockley View from inside the boiler

photo: David Lockley Waiting to fit the main steam pipe

photo: David Lockley Fitting the main steam pipe

photo: Paul Lockley SLG members fund raising

photo: Paul Lockley 'Fred' fund raising

photo: Paul Lockley SLG members fund raising

photo: Wilts News 'Pebbles' fund raising

1995

photo: Paul Lockley Lowering the boiler

photo: Paul Lockley Fitting the boiler

photo: Paul Lockley Fitting the boiler

photo: Paul Lockley Almost there

photo: Paul Lockley 5673's boiler in place

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 restoration team

photo: Paul Lockley Securing the chimney

1996

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 looking complete

1997

photo: Peter Todd Bolier steam test

1998

Photo: Paul Lockley Overnight warming fire

Photo: Paul Lockley View in the cab

Photo: Paul Lockley Overnight warming fire

Photo: Paul Lockley 5637 moves at last

Photo: Paul Lockley "Look, its going at last"

photo: Paul Lockley SLG Restoration Team

Photo: Paul Lockley 5637 & 'Richard Trevithick'

Photo: Paul Lockley 5637 at Blundsdon

Photo: Paul Lockley Working at the Swindon & Cricklade Railwy

Photo: Paul Lockley Working at the Swindon & Cricklade Railwy

Photo: Paul Lockley Transferred to the East Somerset Railway

Photo: Paul Lockley 5637 at Mendip Vale

Photo: Paul Lockley 5637 down the line

Photo: Paul Lockley 5637 picking up the train

1999

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholder's party

photo: Paul Lockley Newly painted 5637

photo: Janet Lockley The admiring crowd

photo: Paul Lockley Topping up the water tanks

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 waiting at the platform

photo: Paul Lockley Great paintwork

photo: Paul Lockley Newly painted 5637

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholder's party

photo: Paul Lockley Restoration completed

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 at Mendip Vale

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 running round the train

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholder at the controls

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 in Cranmore Station

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 passing Cranmore West

2000

photo: Janet Lockley Shareholders' Day at the ESR

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholder takes the controls

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 approaching

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholders' Day train

photo: Paul Lockley . Into Cranmore station

2001

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 approaching

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 with train

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 light engine

2002

photo: Paul Lockley Going down the cutting at the ESR

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholders' Day 2002

photo: Paul Lockley Coming up the cutting at the ESR

photo: Tony Stevens On the footplate

photo: Peter Todd 5637 in its new paint scheme

2003

photo: Peter Todd 5637 and 30075 outside the shed

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 at the ESR

photo: Ken Watts Shareholders' Day

photo: Ken Watts Shareholders' Day 2003

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 arriving at Cranmore

photo: Ken Watts Waiiting in the station

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 setting off

photo: Ken Watts . Back off down the line

photo: Ken Watts Shareholder and family in the cab

photo: Janet Lockley West Somerset Railway visit

photo: Janet Lockley West Somerset Railway visit

photo: Les Auld . . . . 5637 at Barrow Hill

2004

photo: Paul Lockley Severn Valley Railway visit

photo: Paul Lockley Severn Valley Railway visit

2005

photo: Peter Todd 5637 in the roofless shed

photo: Peter Todd Through the shed window

photo: Ken Watts . . . The boiler inspector visits

photo: Ken Watts Shareholders' Day 2005

photo: Peter Todd 5637 with a goods train

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 with a goods train

photo: Peter Todd Boiler going in for work

photo: Peter Todd Frames with boiler removed

photo: Ken Watts Frames with boiler removed

photo: Ken Watts . Work in progress on the boiler

photo: Ken Watts 5637's ashpan

photo: Ken Watts . Work in progress on the boiler

photo: Ken Watts . Boiler set up for testing

2006

photo: Ken Watts . 5637 waiting at Cranmore Station

2007

photo Ken Watts Smokebox being removed

2008

photo: Steve Masters The boiler repair scheme

photo: Peter Todd Boiler repair in progress

2010

photo: Paul Lockley Overhaul nearing completion

photo: Peter Todd Workshop Overhaul Team

photo: Peter Todd Completion of the Overhaul

photo: Peter Todd 5637 Hauling a train

photo: Paul Lockley First train of the day

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 in the Yard

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 in Cranmore Station

photo: Paul Lockley . The Overhaul Team

photo: Paul Lockley Launched back into service

photo: Paul Lockley Going through the Crossing Gates

photo: Paul Lockley Admiring the new paintwork

photo: Paul Lockley British Rail logo

photo: Paul Lockley Completed New Livery

photo: Paul Lockley 5637's New Livery

2011

photo: Peter Todd 5637 on shed

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholders' Day 2011

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 at Mendip Vale

photo: Paul Lockley Coming in to Cranmore

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholders' Day 2011

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholders take the controls

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholders' Day at Cranmore

2012

photo: Paul Lockley . . . A shareholder lights up

photo: Paul Lockley The first wisps of smoke rising

photo: Paul Lockley 5637 in the early morning light

photo: Paul Lockley . . In the yard and up to pressure

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholders inspecting 5637

photo: Paul Lockley Waiting for a turn on the footplate

photo: David Lockley Filling 5637's water tanks

photo: Peter Todd Succesful steam test

photo: Paul Lockley . . . A shareholder waiting her turn

photo: Paul Lockley . . 5637 waiting to leave

photo: Paul Lockley Shareholders in the cab

photo: Paul Lockley . . . Shareholders photo oportunity

photo: Paul Lockley . . . Shareholders alight from 5637

photo: Paul Lockley . Tired crew after a long day

2013

photo: Peter Todd . . .. 5637 charging up the bank

photo: Paul Lockley . . .. 5637's blowdown valve leaking

photo: Paul Lockley . . .. Sun shining through the steam

photo: Paul Lockley . . .. Sentinel diesel and shareholders

2014

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . 5637 caught in the sunlight

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . Plaque to John Hankins

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . Shareholders in the Whistlestop

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . 5637 passing at Mendip Vale

Photo: Peter Todd . . . . At Hayes Knoll Stn. on the S&CR

Photo: Peter Todd . . . . At Blunsdon Stn. on the S&CR

Photo: Peter Todd . . . . At Taw Valley Halt on the S&CR

Photo: Jill Tombs . . . Shareholders' Day 1

Photo: Jill Tombs . . . Shareholders' Day 2

Photo: Jill Tombs . . . Shareholders' Day 3

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . Sharholders' Day 4

2015

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . Dave takes 5637's controls

Photo: Linda Sutton . . . Arthur with 5637's crew

Photo: Arthur Sutton . . . Linda sounds the whistle

Photo: Peter Todd . . . On the Pontypoll & Blaenavon Rlwy

Photo: Peter Todd . . . 5637 on the P&BR

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . Heading South on the P&BR

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . Coming into Furnace Sidings

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . With Abercynon shed code

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . Heading North on the P&BR

Photo: Paul Lockley . . . Approaching Furnace Sidings

Photo: Peter Todd . . . Second 2015 Shareholder Day

Photo: Nigel Wilson . . . First Rays of the New Rising Sun

Photo: Nigel Wilson . . . Early Morning Steam

Photo: Duncan Thom . . . 5637 at Mendip Vale

2016

photo: Paul Lockley . .. Watching the engine crew

photo: Paul Lockley . .. Dick cadging some coal

photo: Paul Lockley . .. Being shown the controls

photo: Peter Todd . . .. 5637 runing round the train

2017

photo: Paul Lockley . .. Shareholders' Day

photo: Paul Lockley . .. 5637 with worn smokebox door

photo: Paul Lockley . .. Worn smokebox door

photo: Paul Lockley . .. New smokebox door

photo: Paul Lockley . .. Fitting new smokebox door

 

 

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