Photo Album
Vale of Rheidol Railway No. 9 'Prince of Wales' Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire
In April 1968 the VoR was still in British Rail ownership and the locos wore their standard 'Rail Blue' paint with the double arrow logo. No 9 is shown here at Aberystwyth depot.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
In April 1968 No9 has run round it's train at the Devil's Bridge terminus and is ready to return to Aberystwyth.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
At Aberystwyth on 29th May 2016
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
At Devil's Bridge, backing out for water on 29th May 2016
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
Photo Copyright © Phil Horton
No. 9 photographed at the Devil's Bridge terminus of the railway on 29th May 2016.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
The tank side of the 1902 loco, built in 1902 for the Cambrian Railway, but here shown after becoming part of the Great Western with their 1930's 'shirt button' emblem below the name plate. After 1948, it belonged to British Railways, as you can see elsewhere in the album
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
Photographed in 1973 in British Rail's corporate 'Rail Blue, livery which was liberally applied to just about everything that moved on the railways at that time.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
Photographed in 1973 in British Rail's corporate 'Rail Blue' livery at Aberystwyth.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
Photographed in 1973 passing the former standard gauge shed, at the time, the narrow gauge depot at Aberystwyth.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
It's 23rd April 1977 and No.9 departing Aberystwyth steaming past the shed. Ah, the Seventies when the Hillman Avenger could be seen!
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
With a train at Devils Bridge on 7 May 1984. Note it carries yet another livery!
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
On 23rd April 1977 there's yet another change of appearance in the loco of many liveries! This time it's a variant of British Rail's 'Rail Blue' With white lining on the tank and cab sides and stainless steel 'Double Arrow' logo affixed.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
That ochre livery again. This time passing the running depot at Aberystwyth on 4th May 1987.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
En route to Devils Bridge passing Nantyronen on 3 July 1994.
Photo Copyright © Dale W Fickés
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