Images representing different hobbies

Here is something you don't see every day! The Deltic diesel locomotives are as close to the hearts of the post-steam generation, as steam locomotives are to older enthusiasts. The Class 55 Diesel locos were powered by huge Napier 'Deltic' engines with the cylinders arranged in six banks at the 'points' of a triangle. (Yes I do have a soft spot for Napier engines)

I was fortunate enough to be able to picture Deltic D9016, Gordon Highlander, being transported on a low-loader on the A50 one day. Luckily I was the passenger and the windscreen was clean! Believe it or not this image was taken with a Nokia phone camera and has not been retouched in any way. I would be very pleased with it if it had been taken with a top-rank DSLR!

Deltic D9016 in transit on the A50 in 2014Deltic D9016 in transit on the A50 in 2014