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Postby Mayfly » Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:28 pm

I saw Bittern in Lincoln sidings yesterday apparently on the last trip before an extensive rebuild.

I knew she was calling in but didn't expect to be in Lincoln at the right time and didn't have my camera.
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Re: Bittern

Postby Spitfire » Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:46 pm

Mayfly wrote: didn't have my camera.


Are you saying Pam that you don't carry a phone which has a camera :p :-o

You must be the only person in Britain who doesn't have a potential camera with them at all times for such eventualities ;) :ymblushing:
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Re: Bittern

Postby Vulcan Bomber » Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:11 pm

Yes Her boiler cert is no longer fit for main line use. She will run for another year on the Watercress Line before a major overhaul.... She is owned by Jeremy Hoskins who owns a fair few Loco's

Saw Bittern In Rugby last month, along with the Duchess of Sutherland, both beautiful machines in there own right.
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Re: Bittern

Postby Minty4371 » Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:58 pm

My video of her passing through Spalding.
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10 ... 3650207208

My photos, taken from the video.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... c07e6291cc

These, and others taken yesterday are on Flickr.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/16521384@ ... 698584243/

There were quite a lot on the station and footbridges watching the train go through.

Video and photos taken on Fuji Finepix bridge camera.
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Re: Bittern

Postby Sooty655 » Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:23 pm

Spitfire wrote:
Mayfly wrote: didn't have my camera.


Are you saying Pam that you don't carry a phone which has a camera :p :-o

You must be the only person in Britain who doesn't have a potential camera with them at all times for such eventualities ;) :ymblushing:


Oh No She Isn't !!!!! :p :p :p

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Re: Bittern

Postby Spitfire » Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:48 pm

Sooty655 wrote:Oh No She Isn't !!!!! :p :p :p


Blimey ... do we have 2 people here from the stone age =)) =))
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Re: Bittern

Postby Mayfly » Thu Jan 01, 2015 9:25 am

I still need an operator to connect my calls. :p
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Re: Bittern

Postby Sooty655 » Thu Jan 01, 2015 10:21 am

Spitfire wrote:
Sooty655 wrote:Oh No She Isn't !!!!! :p :p :p


Blimey ... do we have 2 people here from the stone age =)) =))

Well, we've got you outnumbered. :)) :))
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Re: Bittern

Postby 34053 » Thu Jan 08, 2015 4:56 pm

Minty4371 wrote:My video of her passing through Spalding.
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10 ... 3650207208

My photos, taken from the video.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... c07e6291cc

These, and others taken yesterday are on Flickr.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/16521384@ ... 698584243/

There were quite a lot on the station and footbridges watching the train go through.

Video and photos taken on Fuji Finepix bridge camera.


Great Video and Pics, Robert. Thank you for posting them.

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