Ivatt in the Highlands

By Karl Heath

Over the two days of March 4/5, an In Search of Steam photo charter was organised by Jonathon Gourlay and Andrew N Fowler on the Strathspey Railway, with resident LMS Ivatt 2MT mogul No. 46512 hauling a train of three carmine and cream Mk.1 coaches.

The mogul canters through Croftnahaven bound for Broomhill on March 5.

The weather co-operated on the second day resulting in some classic early spring Highland scenes being recorded by the lucky band of photographers who had made the long journey to Aviemore.

Every effort was made to make the event one to remember and the organiser even hand-made the station signs for the night shoot.

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