P76400- LMS 6P Royal Scot Class no. 46100 Royal Scot, Evesham, Worcestershire - LMS Steam Locomotives

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LMS Class 6P no. 46100 Royal Scot
LMS 6P "Royal Scot" class no. 46100 "Royal Scot" passes through Evesham with the "Cotswold Venturer" tour
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Date : 28th October, 2017
Photograph Reference : P76400
Camera : Sony A550
ISO : 1600
Exposure Time : 1/800sec
Aperture : F5.6
Focal Length : 28mm
Modifications : RAW Modified
The locomotive passes through the birthplace of the man responsible for its creation : Sir Henry Fowler.  I believe that this may well be the first time a representative of the class has been through Evesham in preservation  (the tour had been originally diagrammed with LNER A3 class no.  60103 "Flying Scotsman", but 46100 was substituted instead, due to  mechanical issues with 60103).   
  
Under other circumstances, I might have shot the locomotive crossing the River  Avon, but because of the above significance of this working, I wanted a photograph emphasising the fact it was in Evesham.   On  that, at least, I believe I succeeded.   The photograph is available to purchase, although I probably would not  recommend using it in any larger format products.  
  
The photograph was published in the "Evesham Journal" on the 2nd November  2017, along with a short article written by me explaining the significance of the visit (This was the second time I'd had a photograph published in the "Journal" and my first ever combined  photograph    and text publication).   It was also used in issue 35 of "The  Warrior", the newsletter of the LMS-Patriot Society, again with text provided by myself.  
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