61360 & 26000, Wombwell, 27th June 1964
LNER B1 Class 4-6-0 No. 61360 is the train engine at the head of the RCTS "High Peak Railtour" which had started at Sheffield Victoria. At Wombwell Main Junction it has now been joined by the prototype EM1 Class Bo-Bo 1500v DC electric, No. 26000 "Tommy", as pilot engine for the run up to and through the "new" Woodhead tunnel, through which steam engines were not allowed to work on their own. Saturday 27th June 1964. Slide No. 728.
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