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Location reports from places or events of interest to photographers.

GDMK Images Railway Trip to Newcastle and Carlisle

2 LNER class 43 hst trains at Newxastle

GDMK Images Railway Trip to Newcastle and Carlisle Pleasure Mixed With A Little Business We recently had a rare full weekend off. Big Country were playing in Newcastle as part of their 35th Anniversary Steeltown album tour so we decided to take a train trip up to Newcastle via the East Coast Main Line (ECML) […]

Swanage Railway Steam Gala – The Works Outing

Ted chilling with the mugs at the Swanage Railway Steam Gala - The Works Outing
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Swanage Railway Steam Gala – The Works Outing The first steam gala of 2018 for the Swanage Railway was held over the 22/23/24 March and called ‘The Works Outing’. This year’s event was a smaller affair than last years mega ‘Bulleid fest’.  That event saw 5 Bulleid locos in operation celebrating the 50th anniversary […]

Look Back at Nene Valley Railway Bulleid 50 Steam Gala

Bulleid Pacifics 34081 and 34053 at Wansford railway station on the Nene Valley Railway
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Look Back at Nene Valley Railway Bulleid 50 Steam Gala Heres a quick look back at the Nene Valley Railway Bulleid 50 Steam Gala that ran a couple of weeks ago over the weekend of 25th and 26th February 2017.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]  Bulleid 50 Steam Gala Background The Bulleid 50 steam gala was an event run […]

East Lancs Railway Spring Diesel Gala

English Electric locos Class 37 37109 and Class 40 D345 at Bury railway station
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] East Lancs Railway Spring Diesel Gala Last weekend saw us at Bury on the East Lancs Railway. This was our first outing to a railway gala in 2017 and what better place to start than the East Lancs Railway Spring Diesel Gala! The Spring Diesel Gala is a home fleet only affair, but still […]

Ted On Tour USA Part 2 – Gatwick to New York

The Empire State Building is very tall especially to a small bear
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Ted on Tour USA Part 2 – Gatwick to New York Following on from part 1 of our epic trip across America and the Caribean here is part 2 discussing the flight to, and our stay in, New York. You will find tips about trip planning, some lessons learned, photography tips and our opinion on […]

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway 2016 Diesel Gala

Ted on the GDMK Images stall inside the diesel shed at Toddington on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway 2016 Diesel Gala We had the pleasure of attending the recent diesel gala at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway. Our stall was located inside the diesel shed at Toddington which created a great atmosphere for the event surrounded by locos under restoration and all the associated engineering equipment. In the shed was […]

GDMK Images at War and Peace Revival Show 2016

Dodge WC-54 ambulance at the War and Peace Revival Show
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] GDMK Images at War and Peace Revival Show 2016 The biggest military vehicle show of the year on our calendar saw us visiting the 5 day War and Peace Revival show at Folkestone racecourse. We were all looking forward to the opportunity to get up close to so many iconic military vehicles. The War […]

Ted Has A Date With Sally B At Flying Legends

Ted gets to grips at the business end with Sally B at Flying Legends
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Ted Has A Date With Sally B At Flying Legends So we are back home recovering from a long three days at the Flying Legends airshow. All the orders we took have been processed and will be with their respective buyers early next week. Thanks again guys n gals, your trade and support is much […]

NYMR 70s Diesel Gala 2016

Class 26 diesel loco 26038 standing at the head of a passenger train at Pickering station on the North Yorks Moors Railway
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] NYMR 70s Diesel Gala 2016 Here is a quick overview of our trip with the art stall to Pickering on the Friday and Saturday of the recent NYMR 70s Diesel Gala. Our newly released Class 37 digital painting picture was warmly received and sold well. 40013 and 55007 Looking Great It was great to see Class […]

Severn Valley Railway

Arley signalbox in evening light on the Severn Valley Railway
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Severn Valley Railway History The Severn Valley Railway is a preserved railway that runs 16 miles between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. As with most of todays heritage railways, the line fell victim to the rationalisations that ravaged the railways in the 1960s. Even before the infamous Beeching Report, the Severn Valley Railway was recognised as economically unviable and identified […]