PotW 2014 - MikeMorant
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Mike's Picture of the Week 2014/44

Former NBR Holmes era J36 class 0-6-0 no. 65243 Maude at Bathgate shed on August 31st 1964. Maude survived into the heritage era and is currently (October 2014) awaiting its next major refurbishment in the capable hands of the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway.
This Ektachrome-X slide was one of two featuring this engine that I took myself. The other one, a side-on shot, has been one of the most viewed images on both this web site and my erstwhile Fotopic one as well as having been published in print at least twice. Foir some reason this shot has always lurked in the background but, IMHO, it's arguably the better of the two.
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