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THIS PAINTING IS SOLD BUT YOU TOO CAN COMMISSION MIKE TO PAINT YOUR VERY OWN ORIGINAL OF YOUR FAVOURITE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE WHETHER BRITISH OR AMERICAN, A SOUND INVESTMENT FROM WHOM MANY REGARD AS BRITAIN’S LEADING TRANSPORT ARTIST. JUST E-MAIL mike@transportartist.co.uk

Coasting with a whiff of steam ex-GWR Hall 4920 emerges from Parsons Tunnel with a down train for Plymouth in the last decade of steam in the West Country.

A painting like this of your favourite railway scene, British or American, in oils on canvas or board would cost about £2500.

Please ring 07884462140 or e-mail mike@transportartist.co.uk for details.

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  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 3 years ago

    Mike you are so good. These are beautiful, full detail just where it needs to be.

  • Thank you Fran, it’s sad that we will never see such sights again.

    – Mike Jeffries

  • Catherine Berger
    Catherine Bergerover 3 years ago

    Fabulous painting! I’m thinking 1950’s. The station is just up ahead and the porters are lined up about a car length apart. Stacks of luggage stand next to them and the anxious passengers waiting to board stand between the porters. Travelling clothes? was there such a thing back then? Everyone is dressed in their Sunday best. Girls in their summer dresses with sashes and the boys with dress shirts and shoes.

  • Thank you Catherine, it never fails to surprise me that so many of the fairer sex like the old steam railway. You’re so right, Teighmouth station was, and still is, about three or four hundred yards away where the train will stop to drop holidaymakers for the resort but porters would be thin on the ground by the 1950s. On the opposite platform if it was the week-end sunburnt holidaymakers would be awaiting the Up train to London or the Midlands after their fortnight in the sun if the English weather had been kind. I think people in general were better dressed in those days and took a pride in their appearance, rich and poor alike. Only sailors sported tatoos to disfigure their bodies and thankfully trainers and baseball hats were yet to be foisted on us.

    I don’t know whether it was better then but it was more elegant!

    – Mike Jeffries

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerover 3 years ago

    Excellent Mike. Very period, love it. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted mate, got your knotted hankerchief ready?

    – Mike Jeffries

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 3 years ago


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  • Thank you Mary, I’m glad you like my trains.

    – Mike Jeffries

  • CaDra
    CaDraover 3 years ago

    Awesome Mike

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