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A Visit to Saltash

Over Easter we drove back to Saltash to visit family for the Easter weekend. I made sure I used the time to take some new photos of the area. This photo was taken the morning before we left – perhaps one of the easier photos as the camera was in the conservatory and a cup of tea was nearby!

Coombe Viaduct, Tamar Bridge and Royal Albert Bridge (aka Brunel ……

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Steam Train Return Journey

During the stay in Cornwall, I was able to capture the steam train’s return journey too, although lighting conditions were harsh. There must have been around 100 people watching it from the Tamar Bridge car park!

Cornish Riviera Express crossing Coombe Viaduct

Unfortunately, there wasn’t much steam from the engines as they crossed the Brunel Bridge.

Cornish Riviera Express crossing the Royal Albert ……

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Cornish Riviera Express

I’m just back from 2 weeks in my childhood town of Saltash, Cornwall. One of the reasons for going is the elusive steam train. For years I’ve been trying to get a photo of a steam train on the Brunel Bridge. It’s always either been cancelled and the weekend after I’ve been down, but this time I was lucky. Not only was it on time, but it was lovely sunny weather too! I set up ……

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