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Re: Cant Cove (and Penmayne)
« Reply #4545 on: February 08, 2018, 09:09:17 pm »
The salt-laden North Cornish air can have a damaging effect on locomotive paintwork.

Here we see D1038 departing with two other locos

Good photographs, thank you, Chris.

We can blame the D1000's less-than-perfect paintwork on the Laira washing plant!

In contrast we see D1038 Western Sovereign several weeks earlier in almost pristine condition.
She makes a fine sight disturbing  the peace and tranquility of Trepol Bay whilst hurrying through non stop with a Wadebridge to Penzance working.
Photographed from the rooftop of one of the warehouses in the harbour :

https://youtu.be/5FLBqSfrfJE

An excellent short film, Martin.  Many thanks.

Best wishes.

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(Acknowledgement: John Goodall Esq, Architectural Editor, 'Country Life'.)


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