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We LNER's must stick together. by Caledonian-Railsmith We LNER's must stick together. by Caledonian-Railsmith
Arlington discusses with Pheobe the harshness of dieselisation on his railway,

"You are very lucky," said Arlington, "Many of your class haven't survived this long.."

"What do you mean?" Asked Pheobe,

"Dieselisation," Arlington stated, "Your class' piloting needs have been replaced by shunters."

"So does that mean?"

"Yes, all your class has ended up is at the scrapheap"

"What about you?" Questioned Pheobe, who was quite frightened.

"Heh, they wont replace me," boasted Arlington, "I'm an important engine"

And he puffed off home leaving the poor J50 trembling...
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DarthWill3 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Splendid!
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Zephyr4501 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I absolutely love the atmosphere of this picture. It's a sad thing to be replaced.
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ThomasFan21 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017
I feel sorry for Pheobe.
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:iconcaledonian-railsmith:
Caledonian-Railsmith Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Times are a changing.
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ThomasFan21 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017
Yep. Maybe she knew Ross.
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:iconcaledonian-railsmith:
Caledonian-Railsmith Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Perhaps...

However, as far as she knows the rest of her class is no more.
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ThomasFan21 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017
Well... What year is this in?
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:iconcaledonian-railsmith:
Caledonian-Railsmith Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
1964. 1 year after Shunters had taken over.
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ThomasFan21 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017
ok.... Maybe Ross and her met before Dieselization.
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:iconcaledonian-railsmith:
Caledonian-Railsmith Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
As I said, perhaps. But even so, she believes that he is scrapped by now.
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