Welcome back my Friends to the
This weeks theme - by iMac(me) is
(Blasts from the Past)
My Music is Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas - singing
Trains-Boats and Planes.
My Header is Planes - The Concorde.
1st flight 2nd March 1969.
Introduction 21st January 1976
Retired 26th November 2003
My Header Concorde is stationed at Duxford.
Boats = The Cutty Sark
This is the Cutty Sark - just finishing off the rebuild after the fire.
Reopened by the Queen 25th April 2012.
Cutty Sark and her history.
1870 - 78 = China Tea Years
1878 - 83 = Tramping for cargoes
1883 - 95 = The australian wool Years
1895 - 1922 = The portuguese Years
1922 = moved from Falmouth to her resting place at Greenwich.
Trains = Sir nigel Gresley.
Relaunched as Sir Nigel Gresley 30th October 1937.
1966-1990 gained her current B.R. Blue as 60007and retained the same after
the 2006 overhaul.
Photo taken at Grosmont Sheds just before release in 2006
by Stewart Mackinder.
These are by Blasts from the Past
Trains - Boats and Planes
(as sung by B.J.Kramer)
for our Header Challenge of
Please visit the other Headbangers - on my side bar (near my shield)
To their take on our Header Challenge theme.
We need 2 more HeadBangers.
Are you wanting Fun and Friendship with your Photography.
Can you spare about 1-2 hours per week??
Then join the Headbangers.
We are needing 2 more players.
Contact anyone of us Please.....