Stanier 'Black Five' 5MT 4-6-0 Steam Locomotives
The original LMS 'BLACK 5' 5000 (Ex BR 45000) in YORK NRM
The 1st 'Black 5', LMS 5000, BR 45000 black 5, built Crewe Locomotive Works in 1935 and now resides in York National Railway Museum
BLACK FIVES on the NYMR
Black Fives 45428 ERIC TREACY (above) and 45407 (below) entering Grosmont Tunnel with trains for Goathland and Pickering.
'BLACK FIVE' 45212
Built AW 1935, once called "ROY 'CORKY' GREEN"?
45212 working hard up the incline as it climbs out of Newtondale ...
... but a little easier coasting down into Newtondale
(2 above/2 below) 45212 ascending the bank at Green End above Grosmont en-route to Goathland and Pickering.
45212 at Grosmont station.
Above and below: 45212 working hard near Grosmont sheds with a Grosmont-Pickering train.
Above and below: 45212 running round at Grosmont station to take a train to Pickering.
Above and below: 45212 waiting and then departing from Grosmont with a train for Pickering.
Above and below: 45212 arriving and waiting at Goathland station with a north bound Pickering-Grosmont train.
45212 leaving Levisham station and heading north with a Grosmont bound train.
45212 with north-bound train leaving Levisham station with a variety of 'coloured' carriages.
Above and below: 45212 heading north through Newtondale with a Pickering-Grosmont train.
45212 passing near Fylingdales Moor with a Pickering-Grosmont train.
45212 waiting to depart from Grosmont with a train for Whitby during the World War 2 event Weekend with the theme of 'railways at War' in October 2008.
45212 coaling up at Grosmont sheds.
'BLACK FIVE' 45407 THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER
Stanier Black 5 standing in Grosmont Station
45407 "THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIER" built AW 1937
45407 Coaling up at Grosmont locomotive sheds.
'BLACK FIVE' 45231
Above and below: 45231 "THE SHERWOOD FORESTER", built AW 1936, heading for Whitby with a steam excursion from Grosmont.
45231 standing in Whitby station.
45231's nameplate and valve gear "THE SHERWOOD FORESTER"
45231 waiting to depart from Whitby with the return steam excursion train to Grosmont.
45231 approaching Ruswarp with a Whitby-Grosmont steam excursion.
45231 resting peacefully in rural tranquillity by the Grosmont carriage sheds after a days work on the NYMR.
BLACK FIVE 45428 ERIC TREACY
Stanier Black Five 45428 ERIC TREACY heading south past Moorgates with a train for Pickering. 45428 is an LMS Black 5 mixed traffic locomotive built by Armstrong Whitworth Newcastle in 1935. This locomotive finished its BR working life at 55A Holbeck shed, the LMS locomotive depot in Leeds. It has worked on the NYMR for many years and has had new driving wheel tyres fitted. 45428 is fitted with the requisite electronic cab warning system (TPWS) to enable it to operate on the national rail network including the Esk Valley Line from Whitby to Battersby.
45428 banking at the rear of a train leaving Grosmont for Goathland and Pickering during the 2010 Autumn Steam Gala
45428 ERIC TRACEY climbing the bank at Green End with a Grosmont Pickering train.
See also NYMR Autumn Steam Gala 2012
Stanier Black Five 4-6-0 locomotive 44871
44871 climbing the bank at Green End
44871 climbing up past the Esk valley cottages
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