26 May 17 A day out on the East Lancashire Railway.
The waiting room at Bury station.
Great Western Railway (GWR) 6959 Class 4-6-0 steam locomotive 'Witherslack Hall'.
Witherslack Hall at Bury.
At Rawtenstall station.
Changing ends at Rawtenstall.
On the return journey I stopped off at Ramsbottom.
Vintage luggage display in preparation for the 1940s weekend.
Ramsbottom. 'Tilted Vase' by Edward Allington (1998), Market Square.
One of the exhibits of the Irwell Sculpture Trail.
St Paul's Church. Consecrated in 1850 on land given by a local farmer.
Peel Tower on Holcombe Hill over the river Irwell.
A memorial tower to Sir Robert Peel.
As I was heading back to the station another exhibit arrived for the 40s weekend.
A replica Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft.
Back at the station, just in time to catch 'Witherslack Hall' outbound to Rawtenstall.
The signal box and level crossing.
My train is coming.
Last look at Ramsbottom station from the footbridge before dashing off to get on the train.