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19. Visiting Caherdaniel (2)


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Live steam at its dramatic best.

The line's now clear, and as if in a gesture of irritation, Lady Sarah lifts her safety valve as she slowly eases away from her enforced rest at Caherdaniel platform.

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The last steam cloud lingers momentarily over Caherdaniel platform as the train of empties trundles away on its journey up the line. And whilst the sun has at last broken through, shadows are already lengthening. The day's nearly over, and Peace returns to the deserted station.

(The rear running lamp on the end wagon is cast whitemetal and has a red LED as its lens.)

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