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UK Trip Photos Day 14

On this day we travelled by historic train, saw a cathedral, and watched Morris dancers.



Wansford Station, the best place to park if you want to go to Peterborough.
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Some of the NVR engins at Wansford.

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According to a commenter on my Flickr gallery, the Rev Awdrey named this engine "Thomas." It's the real Thomas.
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A mail train
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Our train coming in to Wansford, with the broken steam engine in tow. We were supposed to be going by steam to Peterborough, but it was not to be.
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The market square at Peterborough, where Morris Dancing happens.
Peterborough

The Border Morris
Peterborough

Peterborough

Cotswold Morris


Peterborough Cathedral. The West face.
Peterborough Cathedral

In the past, the stone was white-washed and all the statues were brightly painted.
Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral

The Nave
Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral

The Abbey Clock. It rang a bell to tell the monks it was time for prayer, eating, vespers, etc.
Peterborough Cathedral

And finally, our train pulls into Peterborough NVR to take us back to Wansford.
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