Blog Post No 70. This is another update, this time Blog Post No 8 featuring now a standard size picture. Taken from the bridge connecting the two platforms enabling scope for the locomotive to be seen in context with it’s surroundings.

Whilst the ex LNER and British Railways locomotive is the star attraction, all the admirers and photographers on both platforms take equal billing in my painting. Being a one time volunteer on the NYMR, at a later date l persuaded Alan the station manager to pose for me in this position, and give a balancing influence into the Composition after painting him in.

It is always important to me to give any picture as full a complement of interest as is available given the situation. As I was equally happy to paint locomotives, buildings, people and surrounding trees etc, this image gave me nearly as much as I could possibly wish for ! !

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