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No. 2007 Prince of Wales Progress

This Christmas members of the public will once again be able to sponsor a component on Britain’s newest and most powerful express passenger steam locomotive.

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Free Puff - a journey through the archive

The Last Days of Working Steam - Cumbria, July 1968, part 2
The first week of August 1968 was the last week of working steam on BR. The first of our trains today’s clips sees a BR class 4 4-6-0 crossing the Leven viaduct at Plumpton with a freight whilst the second sees a Black 5 commencing it’s fun to Windermere with an extremely short Engineers train. Login to read more

Latest from the Unseen archive

LMS “Black 5” no. 45212 was an early arrival on the nascent Keighley & Worth Valley preservation group's branch line to Oxenhope in Bronte Country and is the power for this trip up the line in 1968.
Greenhithe
Sometime in 1968 (the actual date was not recorded) Andrew Barclay-built fireless steam locomotive no. S/11 is seen “in steam” at the Reed Paper Group's Empire Paper Mills at Greenhithe in Kent
An 0-4-0 saddle tank was still in use in 1968 on the Storefield Mines industrial system near Middlesborough, part of the South Durham Steel & Iron Corporation's vast complex on Teesside.

Unseen Speaks

Our Archive Heritage 05
In this month's issue, the team at Steam Railway Magazine have written a review for our most recently released feature-length DVD, Our Archive Heritage 05. Read the review here!

Unseen Video Highlights

The Unseen team recently caught up with Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway's general manager, Paul Lewin. He was visiting the capital with two of the railway's Quarry Hunslet locos, on display at King’s Cross back in February.
MAMOD - Model Steam Engines
Unseen Steam visited the Mamod workshop in Smethwick Galton Bridge to speak with designer Peter Johnston about his latest designs and discuss the history of Mamod.