The Getting Wet Round Britian tour
Day 5 and 6 - Chasing the 'Northern Lights'
Friday, 27th August, 2004
So after bailing out of the climbing Beatock shot, we headed north and went for the second planned shot of the day.
|The tour thrashes its way north through Larbert|
After a bit of gardening at one location and racing the setting sun at another we finally settled at Dalwhinnie and awiated the arrival.
|After a brief stop the tractors depart Dalwhinnie|
With the last Friday shot in the can, we headed off along the A86 and A87 for a few hours rest at Kyle of Lochalsh. Boredom lead to many things including a slideshow of the days photographs neatly perched on the dash board of my car for all to enjoy!
|The tour arrives at its destination|
|The pair rest after tackling the Kyle line|
|37427 Stands at the end of the line.|
|37 and boats|
|Now free of the stock the pair move forward to clear the points|
We left the tour before it departed Kyle and headed east driving until the sun came up. We found sunlight when we found Achnasheen
|The train arrives at Achnasheen|
|Bravehearts estranged cousin decided gricing was the way for him.|
Then with the first daylight shots in the bag, we moved on to Garve
|The train approaches Garve Level Crossing|
|Crossing the road at Garve|
|A bit of thrash from a passing car.|
After Garve it was the Dingwall move.
|The tour arrives at Dingwall for the RETB token exchange|
|The tour pulls away from Dingwall|
With Dingwall done a quick drive into Inverness and some shots over the canal.
|Approaching the Caledonian Canal Crossing into Inverness|
|Crossing the canal to Loch Ness, but the only monster here are there tractors|
The tour reached Inverness
|Phil looks on wondering where his next fot will be|
|The way Scotland should be, tractors in the North|
|The tour begins its long trek south, seen here crossing Tomatin Viaduct|
Last stop for Ewan and I. Dunkeld. I nearly Dukilled the slow drivers on the A9. The 37s were exceeding the roads national speed limit by about 30% and we had a job getting ahead of them!
|The pair pause at Dunkeld|
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