473 'Birch Grove'

This engine was returned to steam in 1998 after several years out of use.  She is well travelled, having visited the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, and been booked for the Watercress Line's steam gala this September.

Seen at Kingscote not long after being outshopped. 19.07.98

At Sheffield Park, with Stepney alongside, on the first day of 2000.

Waiting to head north to Horsted Keynes one wet November day in 2000.

On Golden Arrow duties with 8 'Freshwater', November 2000.

At Sheffield Park in the winter sunshine, January 2001.

Awaiting departure from Horsted Keynes to Sheffield Park,  January 2001.

At Sheffield Park with the Golden Arrow. 31.03.02.

Double-heading a train with Stepney. 06.05.02.

Out of use inside Sheffield Park shed. 20.07.02.

At Sheffield Park with the Metropolitan Railway coaches. October 2002.

A rainy day at Sheffield Park. 20.10.02.

At Ropley station on The Watercress Line for their spring gala, 02.03.07.

See also the Bluebell Railway website page for this engine.