‘Straining at the Leash’ - LMS Royal Scot Class, 46100 ‘Royal Scot’, at Alresford, c. 2015
LMS Royal Scot Class 46100 ‘Royal Scot’, at Alresford

The experience of standing close to a loco like this on the point of departure is always something special. In this case, the light conditions, swirling veil of escaping steam and the knowledge of the ascent to come accentuated that sense of apparent desire by the loco to be on its way.

Oil on Canvas Board, Size c. 16"x12". Price £431 (+p&p medium)

LMS Royal Scot Class 46100 ‘Royal Scot’, at Alresford

The experience of standing close to a loco like this on the point of departure is always something special. In this case, the light conditions, swirling veil of escaping steam and the knowledge of the ascent to come accentuated that sense of apparent desire by the loco to be on its way.

Oil on Canvas Board, Size c. 16"x12". Price £431 (+p&p medium)