Devon Steam Miscellany
Photographs taken August 2006
Ex-GWR small Prairie tank No. 4555 climbs towards Broadsands with a train for Kingswear.
In wet conditions and with a heavy load of 9 cars, the climb was a severe test for the small locomotive which slipped continually and, at times, was reduced to almost walking speed - or less!.
All images © Copyright Peter J. Milford - no reproduction without permission