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Duchess of Sutherland at full steam

This photo really doesn't convey the absolutely incredible power of this loco thundering through Warrington Bank Quay station today. It was reminiscent of an Elstree Studio film from the fifties. The sheer magnificence took my breath away apart from uttering one loud WOW as it swept past me, hurtling north to Carlisle.

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Taken on October 10, 2009