Member's Annual Society Photographic Competition for The Steve Sachse Memorial Shield

Competition Results

The Steve Sachse Memorial Shield

Steve Sachse was a long standing member during the Society's early years. The Shield, funded by a gift from his estate, is awarded in his memory to the Society member declared the overall winner in the annual photographic competition.

 

 

 

Previous Winners

1996 - Richard Green
1997 - David Brace
- Howard Ray
1998 - Ian Clare
1999 - Richard Stumpf
2000 - Brian Perryman
2001 - David Brace
2002 - Richard Green
2003 - Brian Perryman
2004 - Ian Francis
2005 - David Brace
2006 - Ian Francis
2007 - Alison Bown
2008 - David Brace
2009 - Richard Stumpf
2010 - Ian Francis
2011 - Richard Stumpf
2012 - Alastair Swan 
2013 - Andy Fewster
2014 - David Cable
2015 - Ian Francis
2016 David Hinxmann

 

 

Next Competition

 2017

 

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Category Placing 2016

Steam 2016

 Winner Second Place Joint Third Place

Howard Ray

Durango and Silverton Railway No 473 at Silverton

David Hinxman

LMS Red "Crab" No 13065 at Ropley

Andy Fewster

GWR LArge Prairie 2-6-2T No 4144 at Didcot

John Clark

Ex LMS "Duchess" 4-6-2 No 46233 at Bristol Temple Meads.

Other Motive Power 2016

 Winner Second Place Joint Third Place

David Hinxman

Train on the norther approach to the St Gotthard Tunnel

Andy Fewster

GBRF Class 66179 passes an underground train at Kenton, North London.

Graham Lambert

3 EMUs traverse Borough Mkt Junct, viewed from the Shard.

John Clark

Freightliner Class 70008 passes through Leamington Spa

Ian Francis

DRS Class 37422 on the rear of a Norwich to Gt Yarmouth working crosses the Reedham SwingBridge.

Richard Stumpf

GWR HST passes seawall repairs at Dawlish

Andy Fewster

Virgin Trains branded Flying Scotsman Class 91101 heads south at Colton Junc

Tony Wright

Class A1 "Tornado" 60163 and Virgin Trains East Coast DVTs at Kings Cross

Ian Francis

Norther Ireland DMU en route to Londonderry

Metros and Light Rail 2016

 Winner Second Place Third Place

David Hinxmanr

DLR Trains at Canary Warf

Alison Bown

People Mover at Venice

Howard Ray

San Francisco Cable Car with Alcatraz in the background

 

Infrastructure 2016

 Winner Second Place Third Place

Sandra Brace

Leadenfoot Viaduct

 

Andy Fewster

Inside Banbury North Signalbox at the end of it's operational life.

David Hinxman

Swiss station clock and background mountains at Thun

 

Category Placing 2015

Steam 2015

 Winner Second Place Third Place

Andy Fewster

Maunsell U Class 2-6-0 31806 heads an early morning passenger train from Swanage across Corfe Common during a Steam Recreations Photo Charter Feb 2015

Andy Fewster

Drummond M7 0-4-4 No 30053 heads a branch train from Swanage to Corfe Castle near Leeson Wood during a Steam Recreations Photo Charter during Feb 2015

David Brace

The Molli Railway 992322

 

 

Other Motive Power 2015

Winner Joint Second Place Joint Second Place

Ian Francis

Warship D832 is pictured at Bishops Lydeard during the 2015 diesel gala at The West Somerset Railway

(Shield Winning Picture)

Ian Francis

60015 is passing the semaphore signals at Wrawby Junction with an empty oil train from Kingsbury to Lindsey

 

Ian Francis

37409 is heading a Carlisle to Barrow-In-Furness train over Eskmeals Viaduct in the Lake District

 

Metros and Light Rail 2015

Winner Second Place   Joint Third Place

Andy Fewster

Class A1 motor car No 76 (ASEA 1903-4) together with Class B19 trailer car No 846 (ASEA 1925-9) lays over at the Djurgardslinjen car barn

John Hollands

Mount Washington Cog Railway in the USA


Peter Tran

Rhein-Neckar Verkehrram No 3279 In Heidelburg on route to Leimen

David Hinxman

From ten floors up an Innsbruck tram negotiates the Museum Strasse curve

Infrastructure and Miscellaneous 2015

Winner Second Place Third Place

Ian Francis

A picturesque flower display of hanging baskets and tubs at Hexham Station 

Howard Ray

Railway Bridge over the River Rhine taken from Cologne Cathedral  

Ian Francis

2 Eurostar staff taking a "selfie" at launch of new train at St Pancras

Category Placing 2014

Steam 2014

 Winner Joint Second Place Joint Third Place

Ian Francis

A4 Bittern making early morning departure from Kings Cross for York on 19 December 2013

 

Andy Fewster

In December 2013 Eritrean Railway Class 442 Mallet tanks built by Ansaldo in 1920s is parked at Nefasit.  The crew were waiting for another loco to arrive down the single line

Malcolm Bown

 

 

A4 60009 Union of South Africa with early morning special at Wymondham

Andy Fewster

Tornado at Battledown in July 2013 on a Cathedrals Express

Tony Wright

LMS class 4F 0-6-0 No. 43924 entering Bewdley station on the Severn Valley Railway, Autumn Steam Gala, 2014

Andy Fewster

Black 5 at Worting on a Weymouth express in August 2014

 

Other Motive Power 2014

Joint Winner Second Place  Joint Third Place

Ian Francis

With Corfe Castle in the distance, 50026 and the London Transport 4TC unit at 2014 Swanage Diesel Gala

Ian Francis

Thalys train for Paris arriving into Cologne HBf with imposing Dom beside the station

Howard Ray

 

Scotrail unit on the line between Fort William and Mallaig crossing the Caledonian Canal at the foot of the Neptune’s Staircase lochs in June 2014

Tony Wright

Down Class 450 EMU at Old Basing on 24 July 2014l

John Hollands

Gornegrat Bahn train arriving at the summit station, Gornegrat  

 

Metros and Light Rail 2014

Winner Second Place  Third Place

David Cable

Sky Train in Vancouver

(Shield Winning Picture)

Ian Francis

Great Orm Tramway, Llandudno

 

Howard Ray

One of the soon to be replaced 1970s units on the 13km Wuppertal Schwebebahn line in one of the main industrial areas of Germany, taken in December 2013

Infrastructure and Miscellaneous 2014

Joint Winners Second Place Third Place

John Clark

Cologne station in the evening

Richard Stumpf

A general view of the varied signaling and Signalbox on the "Branch" and Broad Gauge Lines at GWS Didcot Railway Centre

Malcolm Bown

LSWR coach in Israeli railway museum, Haifa

Wally Stamper

Backhead and controls of Furka Bergstrecke  No. DFB1 from the leading carriage.  6 July 2014

Jeff Proudley

Double Bridge just outside Rudwick Station on the Cranleigh Line

 

Alastair Swan

            Weathered 9F, 92214  with BR Morris Minor van NDF 815F in 1950's crimson and cream livery at the Swithland Sidings Gala, May 2014

Category Placing 2013

Steam 2013

 Winner Second Place Third Place

Andy Fewster

The Watercress September 2008 Autumn Gala. Ropley Loco shed yard was remarkably empty as most of the locos were assembled in Ropley station for the morning cavalcade to Alresford and Alton. The heavy overnight rain provided the puddles

(Shield Winning Picture)

Andy Fewster

Chinese JS Class 282 loco struggling to re-start a heavy coal train of 11 bogie hopper wagons on the exit slope track of Sandaoling open-cast coalmine in Western China (near a place called Hami). Visited during January 2011. Temperature close to -15°C during the day

 

David Cable

60163  Tornado speeds past Sandhurst in November 2009 with a special from Gloucester to Victoria

 

 

Other Motive Power 2013

Winner Second Place  Third Place

Howard Ray

 

CFL Unit leaving Luxembourg City, seen from Fort Obergrunewald, on the Society Trip in May 2012

 

David Brace

 

BNSF freight descending from the Moffat Pass in the Rockies to Denver, Colorado October 2012

Ian Francis

On 12 June 2013 Pausing at White Pass Summit on the border of Alaska and British Columbia, Canada on the White Pass and Yukon Route railway are General Electric Class 90 locomotives Nos. 99 & 94 (dating back to the 1950's) which are working one of the daily tourist trains from Skagway

Ian Francis

On 4 March 2013 66197 is held at a red signal at Barnetby Station while working steel train 6E08 from Wolverhampton to Immimgham.  The photograph was taken at 9pm and the camera settings were 25 seconds at f5.6  

 

Alastair Swan

 

First Great Western HST 43129 crosses the River Avon as it leaves Bath station with a Bristol train on 18 April 2013

Metros and Light Rail 2013

Winner Second Place  Third Place

Ian Francis

On 14 September 2013 The middle section of the ascent of Piz Nair outside St. Moritz is a funicular railway from Chantarella to Corviglia which is a gauge of 1435 mm and a maximum incline of 45.6%

Wally Stamper

One of three Restaurant Trams setting out with lunchtime diners to explore the Yarra Tram network in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - June 2013

Howard Ray

Swiss rack & pinion railcar climbing out of Montreux after a blizzard, heading for Rochers-De-Naye in December 2012

Infrastructure and Miscellaneous 2013

Winner Second Place Third Place

Wally Stamper

Bright Sparks - Lady blacksmith at work making parts for the railway in the Queensland Rail workshops at Ipswich, near Brisbane, Australia in June 2013

Ian Francis

A disused trestle viaduct on the White Pass and Yukon Route railway in Alaska in June 2013 

Sandra Brace

A disused farm occupation bridge on the former GWR branch from Savernake Lower to Marlborough taken on 6 April 2013

 

Vintage  2013

Winner Second Place Third Place

David Hinxman

Hampshire DEMU 1126 leaving Southampton Central for Salisbury in April 1980

 

Howard Ray

Double Fairlie hauled Ffestiniog train approaching Campbell's Platform in October 1994

 

David Cable

BR Class 4,  2-6-4T 80134 brings a Bath to Templecombe train into Midford station towards the end of S & D services sometime in 1965

 

Category Placing 2012

Steam 2012

 Winner Second Place Third Place
 

 

Alastair Swan

LMS 4F 43924, hauling the newly restored Blackpool Club Carriage,. approaches Oxenhope on a wintery day at the Keithley andWorth Valley Railway Winter Gala, 10th February 2012

(Shield Winning Picture)

John Clark

GWR Castle Class 4-6-0 No 5043 Nunney Castle passing Dawlish on 'The Cornishman' railtour to Plymouth 28.April 2012

Howard Ray

Ropley Yard,  Mid Hants Railway on September 2012       preparing for Autumn Steam Spectacular

Other Motive Power 2012

Winner Second Place  Third Place
 

Richard Stumpf

On 22 October 2011, waves crash against the sea wall at Dawlish as a First Great Western Unit passes

 

John Clark

Colas liveried 66850 66850 on inaugural Baglan Bay - Chirk logs train at Ponthir on 22 May 2012.

 

Malcolm Bown

Daily container train carrying calcium carbonate crystals from Minucciano Piege Casola to Reggio Emilia Italy on 28 August 2012

Metros and Light Rail 2012

Winner Second Place Joint Third Place
Howard Ray

The Docklands Light Railway from the Greenwich Emirates Airline Cable Car across the Thames on 4 September 2012

John Clark

Bord Na Mona' peat trains near Shannonbridge Power Station 11 June 2012

Richard Boddy (2)

In the penultimate few years of regular 'A' Stock running on the Metropolitan Line, set no. 5213 arrives into Baker Street with a Amersham to Aldgate service. 29 September 2010


Richard Stumpf

Withdrawn London Transport Northern Line stock awaiting their fate at Eastleigh on 5 May 2012 having been "decorated"  during storage before reaching Eastleigh

Infrastructure and Miscellaneous 2012

Winner Second Place Third Place
John Clark

The restored façade of St Pancras station in March 2012

David Brace

Clock at St Pancras behind the Olympic rings

 

David Brace

Alien invasion – Lavant to Chichester trackbed sculptured from rail chair

 

Vintage  2012

Winner Second Place Third Place
Wally Stamper

An unknown Bullied West Country Class heads into the sunset past the old Nine Elms works with a down express calling at Basingstoke.  February 1964

David Cable

 An IR Class 141 crossing the Boyne Viaduct at Droghedawith a Dundalk to Dublin service at dawn in December 1992

 

Wally Stamper

An unidentified Class 33 rolls through Basingstoke's Platform 4 to take the 'up local' with a train of mixed vans in sunlit wintry conditions in early 1964

  Category Placing 2011

Steam 2011

Joint Winner Joint Winner Joint Winner
David Brace

Durango & Silverton Railway, Colorado, USA.

Richard Boddy

A plume of steam on the
North Staffordshire Railway.

Richard Boddy

6024 and 70013 providing double-headed power heading down at Dawlish.

     

Other Motive Power 2011

Winner Second Place Third Place
Richard Stumpf

An up HST passing semaphore signals at Lostwithiel
on 8th October 2009.

Howard Ray

A blizzard almost conceals a Rack Unit descending into Montreux,
Switzerland.
Richard Stumpf

A Class 33 departing Corfe Castle towards Swanage
on 26th June 2010.

Metros and Light Rail 2011

Winner Second Place Joint Third Place
Richard Stumpf

Central Line trains after rain; an evocative shot at
Ealing Broadway.

Wally Stamper

A Monorail unit crossing
Pyrmont Bridge at Darling Harbour, Sydney,
New South Wales, Australia on 29 July 2011.

Richard Boddy (2)

Reflections of a tube train.

Earls Court station, London.

Miscellaneous and Infrastructure 2011

Winner Second Place Joint Third Place
Richard Stumpf

The signal gantry and signalbox at Falsgrave, Scarborough on 5th December 2009
- now a changed view.

(Shield Winning Picture).

Graham Lambert

Dandry Mire Viaduct, not far from Garsdale station,
also known as Moorcock Viaduct,
is seen here on 17th April 2011.


Richard Stumpf

A twilight view of the restored original steps leading up to St Pancras Station - taken 3rd January 2010.

Howard Ray

Pedestrian crossing staff at Sheringham
on the North Norfolk Railway.

David Brace

A platform sweeper at Shimla railway station
in Himachal Pradesh, India.

  Category Placing 2010

Steam 2010

Winner Second Place Joint Third Place
Peter Goff

May 1965 with 48024 and a sister 8F photographed from Tipton Road which overlooks Dudley Station.

John Clark

35028 'Clan Line' leaves Shalford with a lunchtime 'Surrey Hills' Pullman service on a wintry 19th December 2009.

Peter Goff

On the Roaring Camp Railroad in California, No. 7 a three truck Shay, built by Lima Locomotive Corporation in 1911 (works No. 2465) was photographed in June 2010.

Brian Self

LMS Royal Scot 46115, Scots Guardsman makes a fine sight entering Basingstoke station on 9th July 2010 with the Dorset Coast Express from Kensington Olympia to Yeovil Junction.

Other Motive Power 2010

Winner Second Place Third Place
Ian Francis

On 7 January 2010 in glorious winter sunshine after an extremely heavy snow fall, South West Trains 159107passes Worting with a down Salisbury train.
(Shield Winning Picture)

John Clark

 DRS locos 37069+37038 thunder through Kensington Olympia on the 6Z74 Sheerness-Hitchin steel scrap empties on 20 September 2010.
 

Howard Ray

A 1929 electric locomotive on a Ferrocarril de Soller train, departing Soller on a 27km journey to Palma, Majorca’s capital in March 2010.
 

Miscellaneous 2010

Winner Joint Second Place Joint Second Place

David Hinxman

Sparrows taking an early lunch on loco 1142 008 at Zagreb on 2 May 2010 during the Society's annual European trip.

David Brace

Signal box and level crossing at Shippea Hill on Ely to Norwich line photographed on 7 October 2010.

John Clark

The lovely stone viaduct over the River Socha, just north of Nova Gorica, Slovenia. Photographed on 30 April 2010.

Metros 2010

Winner Second Place Third Place
Howard Ray

View from the back of a recently introduced 6-axle articulated low floor tram on the extensive Zagreb system in Croatia. May 2010

Howard Ray

An ex Lisbon motor tramcar running into Soller town square in Majorca on its 5km journey to Port de Soller in March 2010

Peter Tran

Croydon Tramlink No, 2551 climbing the grade to the New Addington terminus on 13 October 2007

  Category Placing 2009

Steam 2009

Winner Second Place Third Place
Dave Hinxman

76079 & 45407 with 'The Tin Bath' in March 2009
racing East and about to pass Grindleford Station
on the Hope Valley line.

Brian Self

70013 OLIVER CROMWELL
once again invading Old Basing
on a railtour from East Anglia in May 2009

Dave Hinxman

34067 TANGMERE  with
'The Sunny South Special' on 9th July 2009
approaching Winchester

Other Motive Power 2009

Joint Winner Joint Winner Joint Winner
John Clark

66129 encounters a snowstorm at Worting Junction
on 3rd Feb 2009 with the 6V38
Marchwood - Didcot service

Alison Bown

Porto - The Eiffel Bridge 
over the River Douro, Portugal July 2009
 

Ian Francis

CN loco's 2304 & 8834 with an Eastbound coal train
at Jasper in June 2009
 

Miscellaneous 2009

Winner Second Place Third Place
Richard Stumpf

A very foggy day in November 2008
at Blackpool North
(Shield Winning Picture)

Richard Boddy

Network Rail Harsco Rail Grinder
seen through the coupling link of DRS 47709
at Eastleigh works in July 2009

Wally Stamper

Sheffield Park running-in board and lamp
on the Bluebell Railway
in November 2008

Previous Non-Winners 2009

Winner Second Place Joint Third Place
John Clark

Young crab anglers ignore the replacement Desiro unit
on the 29th May 2009 Lymington Service

 

 

John Clark

A time exposure creates an interesting effect for the lights of a Class 450 emu at Worting Junction

 

 


John Hollands

A tablet exchange at Castletown
in the Isle of Man, 1993

John Clark

A BDRS member finally finds a virgin at the Vilanova railway museum on our May 2009 trip to Barcelona!