Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

7 August 2006

River Esk, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
As we sit on our train waiting for the late-running 1430 departure from Ravenglass, River Esk arrives with the train from Dalegarth

River Mite, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Having arrived at Dalegarth, our locomotive River Mite is turned on the turntable ready to take the train back to Ravenglass, but we are going for a walk down to the river.

Stepping stones on River Esk near Boot
Lucy gives Ellie a helping hand across the stepping stones

Dogs on stepping stones
Henry has come to help, and now races back as Ellie gets going again. He certainly seems to be enjoying himself!

Stepping stones on River Esk near Dalegarth
And back they go again!

Henry, Ellie and Lucy back on the train at Dalegarth

A view from the train on this beautiful afternoon

River Irt, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
River Irt pulls in the train from Ravenglass, clearing the line for our 1630 to depart.

More views from the train.

King George IV pub, Eskdale Green
King George IV pub in Eskdale Green

Northern Rock, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, The Green station
Northern Rock at The Green station

Henry watches the world go past

Muncaster Fell
The western slopes of Muncaster Fell, scene of our wettest walk yet.

Muncaster Mill
The train then passes Muncaster Mill, now a private residence.

Ellie looking out of the train.

River Mite estuary
The estuary of the River Mite with the high fells behind

River Mite near Ravenglass
The Mite, looking the other way

Dogs on Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Two dogs wait to disembark at Ravenglass


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