These six pages showcase the railway art of Leicester artist David Weston. There are also other nostalgic entries such as railway posters, engine development and railway company crests on postcards, the Leicester City engine and nameplate, and the memories of a local Leicester engine driver.

 

Memories of the Days of Steam

Featuring the railway art of David Weston plus other nostalgic entries.

 

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These six pages showcase the railway art of Leicester artist David Weston. There are also other nostalgic entries such as railway posters, engine development and railway company crests on postcards, the Leicester City engine and nameplate, and the memories of a local Leicester engine driver.

Page 1A
features the railway art of local Leicester artist David Weston with paintings of The Master Cutler, The Golden Arrow, The Iron Duke, Silver Link at York Station, Swindon Pride (King Edward I), Great Western Splendour and LNER 4472. Page 1B  is similar and features more of the railway art of David Weston including Cheltenham (Southern Railways Schools Class); Leicester Shed (the locomotive shed in Leicester); Sunset Duchess (on the Settle and Carlisle Railway); GWR Loco Witherslack Hall; Seven Bridges (a Turner-style painting); Local at Thurnby (a scene at Thurnby and Scraptoft station); Mist and Dereliction (the last of a signal box on the old Great Northern Railway at Leicester).

Page 2  features transport scenes by David Weston as well as other railway nostalgia such as holiday posters and the engine and nameplate of the locomotive Leicester City. In addition, there are two transport scenes of Leicester in the forties and fifties by David Weston. Page 3 features railway history - the history and development of the British locomotive and old railway company crests (all on old postcards). Page 4 features Tales of and Engine Driver, the nostalgic memories of the late Wally Sansome who worked on the railways in Leicester and Leicestershire for many years.

 

The following seven paintings are featured in page 1A of Nostalgia Junction:

[The Master Cutler] [Golden Arrow] [The Iron Duke]
[Arrival at York] [Swindon Pride] [Great Western Splendour] [LNER 4472]

The following eight paintings are featured in page 1B of Nostalgia Junction:

  [Cheltenham] [Leicester_Shed] [Carlisle Citadel] [Sunset Duchess]
[Witherslack Hall] [Seven Bridges] [Local at Thurnby] [Mist & Dereliction]

The following sections are featured in page 2 of Nostalgia Junction:

[B17/6 Leicester City] [Railway Posters]
[West Bridge] [Northgates] [About the Artist

The following sections are featured in page 3 of Nostalgia Junction:

[Railway Postcards] [Sheringham Station]

The following section is featured in page 4 of Nostalgia Junction:

[Tales of an Engine Driver]

 

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Note: All art images in these sections have been reproduced with the kind permission of David Weston c/o Lazy Acre Fine Arts Ltd. (Distributor of David Weston's prints) Hollingshead Yard, Nottingham Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, UK, LE13 1NW. Phone: 01664 812600

 

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Note: All David Weston art images are reproduced with the kind permission of David Weston,
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