The Peak District
I like the Peak District so it was with pleasure that I turned my railway poster calendar to September and found a picture of this Derbyshire (mostly) area.
This poster, for the old London, Midland and Scottish Railway was first published in 1923 with art work by R S Wyatt
It features a viaduct with a train in LMS red passing over it.
I suspect this represents the viaduct at Monsal Head – now a walking/cycling trail. I snapped a photo of it in 2008 when I was in the area.
I note from what I wrote at the time that I was unwilling to pay to park near there so was unable to get a good photo but I can certainly find photos of elsewhere on the Monsal Trail.
The Monsal Trail is clearly a former railway – once part of the third…
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