Blackmoor Vale Plate

GALLERY

A collection of photos of No. 21C123/34023, Blackmoor Vale taken through its life.

For further pictures of No. 21C23 in preservation the following photographer's photo sites are recommended.
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Southern and British Railways 1946 - 1967

21C123 at Stewarts Lane  
21C123 at Stewarts Lane
  34023 Woking   34023 Surbiton
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21C123 at Stewarts Lane, Saturday 13th April 1946.
Photo © Pursey Short
  21C123 at Stewarts Lane, Saturday 13th April 1946.
Photo © Pursey Short
  34023 at Woking on the 10:45 Waterloo to Seaton and Lyme Regis,
18th August 1962.
Photo © Don Benn
  34023 passes Surbiton with the 2:54 pm Waterloo to Salisbury on a very warm Bank Holiday Friday, 15th May 1964
Photo © Don Benn
34023 Yeovil   34023 Basingstoke  
34023 Basingstoke
  34023 at Eastleigh Works
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34023 arrives at Yeovil Junction with the 1:50pm to Waterloo, 10:48am ex Torrington, Atlantic Coast Express, 27th June 1964.
Photo © Don Benn
  34023 arrives at Basingstoke with the 6pm Waterloo to Salisbury, 29th April 1966.
Photo © Don Benn
  34023, in utterly appaling condition, stands at Basingstoke with the 6pm Waterloo to Salisbury, 29th April 1966.
Photo © Don Benn
  34023 at Eastleigh works undergoing a light casual overhaul,
9th August 1966.
Photo © Southern Images
34023 hauling Railtour   34023 at Nine Elms   34023 at Nine Elms   34023 at Nine Elms
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34023 hauling the Dorset and Hants Railtour,
16th October 1966.
Photo © Keith Harwood
  34023 at Nine Elms.
Photo © Keith Harwood
  34023 at Nine Elms.
Photo © Keith Harwood
  34023 coaling at Bournemouth.
Photo © Mike Esau
34023 Upwey Bank   34023 Upwey Bank   34023 Weybridge 1967   34023 Woking Cutting
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34023 and 35023 climb Upwey Bank,
19th November 1966.
Photo © Tim Stephens
  34023 and 35023 climb Upwey Bank,
19th November 1966.
Photo © Tim Stephens
  34023 passing Weybridge at 18:28 with a Southampton train,
13th May 1967.
Photo © Tim Stephens
  34023 passes through Woking cutting 10.35 Waterloo to Bournemouth,
3rd June 1967.

Photo © Tim Stephens
34023 Farnborough   34023 Bournemouth Belle   34023 Vauxhall Station1967   34023 Light Engine 1967
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34023 passes through Farnborough with 10.35 Waterloo to Bournemouth,
3rd June 1967.
Photo © John Barrance
  34023 drifts towards Vauxhall station with the up Bournemouth Belle, 16th June 1967.
Photo © Geoff Catlin
  34023 hauling the up Bournemouth Belle through Vauxhall Station,
16th June 1967.
Photo © Geoff Catlin
  34023 running 'light engine', tender first, just north of Vauxhall Station en-route to Nine Elms,
16th June 1967.
Photo © Geoff Catlin
34023 Radipole 67   34023 Weymouth mpd 1967   34023 Weymouth   34023 Hook
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34023 at Radipole, climbing out of Weymouth,
mid-June 1967
Photo © Alan Costello
  34023 at Weymouth mpd, 1967.
Photo © Bulleid Society
  34023 at Weymouth mpd, date unknown.
Photo © Mike Morant
  34023 at Hook,
date unknown.
Photo © Mike Morant

Preservation

21C123 in 1974   21C123 at Sheffield Park   21C123 Taking Water  
21C123 in 1974
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34023 at Longmoor - Bullied Commemorative Railtour, 8th June 1968
Photo © Alan Costello
  34023 at Longmoor - Bullied Commemorative Railtour, 8th June 1968
Photo © Alan Costello
  Blackmoor Vale at Sheffield Park,1973.
Photo © Alan Costello
  21C123 undergoing restoration, 1974.
Photo © Michael Taylor
21C123 at Sheffield Park   21C123 Taking Water   21C123 Front  
21C123 at Horsted Keynes
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21C123 at Sheffield Park,
1975.
Photo © Michael Taylor
  Blackmoor Vale taking on water at Sheffield Park,
1976.
Photo © Mike Esau
  Blackmoor Vale at Sheffield Park,1976.
Photo © Mike Esau
  21C123 at Horsted Keynes, 15th May 1976.
Photo © Mike Esau
21C123 Hauling ACE   21C123 at Sheffeild Park   21C123 at Sheffield Park  
21C123 tender
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21C123 double heading with SECR C Class,
15th May 1976.
Photo © Mike Esau
  21C123 at Sheffield Park, 21st July 1976.
Photo © Michael Taylor
  21C123 at Shefield Park,
11th July 1982.
Photo © Allan Costello
  21C123 bringing a train into Shefield Park,
11th July 1982.
Photo © Allan Costello
21C123 taking water   21C123 nameplate   21C123 Awaint Overhaul   21C123 in Service
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21C123 taking water at Shefield Park,
11th July 1982.
Photo © Allan Costello
  21C123's nameplate,
11th July 1982.
Photo © Allan Costello
  34023 awaiting overhaul,
29th October 1986.
Photo © Allan Costello
  21C123 on the Bluebell,
22nd September 2000.
Photo © David Knight
21C123 in Service   21C123 in Service   21C123 ion Shed   21C123 at Sheffied Park
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21C123 on the Bluebell,
22nd September 2000.
Photo © David Knight
  21C123 on the Bluebell,
22nd September 2000.
Photo © David Knight
  Receiving some last minute attention in the shed, Sheffield Park,
12th May 2001.
Photo © Andrew Wren
  Backing out from the sheds, Sheffield Park,
12th May 2001.
Photo © Andrew Wren
21C123 at Sheffied Park   21C123 and 34081   21C123 at Lindfield Wood  
21C123 in Service
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Approaching the platform, Sheffield Park,
12th May 2001.
Photo © Andrew Wren
  21C123 and 34081 ‘92 Squadron’ ascend Freshfield Bank with the 11 coach train,
28th July 2001.
Photo © Jon Bowers
  21C123 rounds the curve and enters Lindfield Wood with the 3.45pm,
27th July 2002.
Photo © Jon Bowers
  21C123 heads the 11.00 from Sheffield Park downhill towards Tremains,
14th September 2002.
Photo © Jon Bowers
21C123 Cab View   21C123 in Service   21C23 Horsted Keynes    
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Tony Leaver at the regulator of 21C123,
18th May 2003.
Photo © Jon Bowers
  21C123 hauling the 14.30 north of Horsted Keynes,
26th May 2003.
Photo © Andrew Wren
  21C123 North of Horsted Keynes,
26th May 2003.
Photo © Andrew Wren