53808 - latest photos

Here are some recent photos of our S&D 7F No. 53808. Also see: Photos from the Annual Special Train, Sunday 7 July.

You may also find the following pages of interest: 53808's Restoration and 53808's Return to Steam.

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 arriving at Blue Anchor Station on 15 October 2019.

© Mike Dunse

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/10/239

 

 

SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 slows for the stop at Blue Anchor Station on 15 October 2019.

© Mike Dunse

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/10/237

 

 

Pix'One for the album', suggests the photographer, as the crew of SDJR no 53808 gather at Minehead Station on 4 October 2019.

© Clive Skelton

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/10/139

 

 

SDJR 7F 2-8-0 no 53808 with a morning down service climbing towards Washford on 1 October 2019.

© Alan Turner

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/10/001

 

 

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Next stop Barnstaple, maybe...SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 on the Allerford Spur at Norton Triangles on 15 September 2019. The spur stops short of the remains of Allerford Bridge (near the cottages in the background)

© Malcolm Anderson

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/145

 

 

SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 with the 'Military Train' at Dunster Marsh on 14 September 2019 during the Forties Weekend.

© Colin Harris

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/099

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 with the 'Military Train' at Crowcombe Bridge on 14 September 2019 during the Forties Weekend.

© Josh Brinsford

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/091

 

 

SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 leads the 'Military Train' away from Minehead on 14 September 2019 during the Forties Weekend. GWR 0-6-0PT no 7752 provides banking support.

© Tim Edmonds

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/086

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 leads the 'Military Train' away from a packed Watchet Station on 14 September 2019 during the Forties Weekend. GWR 0-6-0PT no 7752 provides banking support.

© Steve Edge

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/079

 

 

'Stan' - the Standard Flying 9 coming under Stogumber Bridge as SDJR 7F no 53808 passes overhead with a Down train for Minehead on 13 September 2019.

© Steve Lewis

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/076

 

 

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Following routine attention from the Minehead Shed fitters, SDJR 7F 2-8-0 no 53808 stands ready on 10 September 2019 ready to resume service next day.

© Rich Hiscox

 

 

SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 and WSR 2-6-0 no 9351 at Minehead on 7 September 2019.

© Sylvia Way

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/048

 

 

PixSDJR 2-8-0 No. 53808 arriving at Williton on 1 September 2019.

© Malcolm Anderson

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/015

 

 

WSR 2-6-0 No. 9351 waits at Williton as SDJR 2-8-0 No. 53808 arrives on 1 September 2019.

© Malcolm Anderson

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/09/020

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 at Bishops Lydeard awaiting the arrival of the West Somerset Steam Express from London Paddington on 17 August 2019.

© Sylvia Way

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/08/201

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 waits with the Minehead - Bishops Lydeard leg of the returning 10 coach West Somerset Steam Express special to London on 17 August 2019.

© Martyn Snell     

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/08/186

 

 

PixSDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 with the Bishops Lydeard - Minehead leg of the West Somerset Steam Express special from London approaching Churchlands Bridge on 17 August 2019.  

© Sam Reynolds

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/08/182

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 No. 53808 with the Bishops Lydeard - Minehead leg of the West Somerset Steam Express special from London passing Dunster on 17 August 2019.     

© Tim Edmonds  

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/08/171

 

 

PixSDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 with the Bishops Lydeard - Minehead leg of the West Somerset Steam Express special from London passing Crowcombe Heathfield on 17 August 2019.     

© Josh Brinsford

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/08/177

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 meets GWR 4-6-0 no 7828 Odney Manor at Williton on 11 August 2019.

© Malcolm Anderson      

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/07/120

 

 

PixSDJR 2-8-0 No. 53808 approaching Blue Anchor with the Bishops Lydeard to Minehead leg of a 'Railway Touring Company' special from London on 27 July 2019.     

© Tim Edmonds

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/07/144

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 at Minehead being prepared for the final service of day on 21 July 2019.

© Alan Smithers      

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/07/120

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 approaching Blue Anchor with a 'Murder Mystery' special on 20 July 2019.

© Robin Moira White   

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/07/115  

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 at Nornvis with the S&D Annual Special Train on 7 July 2019.

© Steve Leek      

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/07/037

 

 

PixSDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 approaching Williton Station with the S&D Special on 7 July 2019.

© Edward Martin      

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/07/035

 

 

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SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 heading away from Williton with the S&D Special on 7 July 2019.

© Edward Martin      

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/07/036

 

 

Dark clouds gather as SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 waits at Williton on 7 June 2019. Dark clouds gather as SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 waits at Williton on 7 June 2019.    

© Adrian Read     

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/06/165

 

SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 shunting GWR 0-6-0PT no 7752 at Minehead on 5 June 2019. SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 shunting GWR 0-6-0PT no 7752 at Minehead on 5 June 2019.     

© Colin Harris 

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/06/039

 

SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 arriving at Blue Anchor Station on 2 June 2019. SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 arriving at Blue Anchor Station on 2 June 2019.     

© Colin Harris      

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/06/024

 

 Snapshot  An audience for SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 as it slows for the stop at Blue Anchor Station on 2 June 2019.An audience for SDJR 2-8-0 no 53808 as it slows for the stop at Blue Anchor Station on 2 June 2019. 

© Mike Dunse      

http://www.wsr.org.uk/cgi-bin/snap.cgi?h=Snapshot&p=2019/06/013

 

More 53808 pages...

You may find the following pages of interest: 53808's Restoration and 53808's Return to Steam.