59101 & 59001 Stratford-upon-Avon 17 October 1998

59101 Village of Whatley & 59001 Yeoman Endeavour had arrived at Stratford-upon-Avon in very gloomy conditions on 17 October 1998 with the 1Z30 09:08 Mendip Rail private charter from Castle Cary. However, as the locos were running round there was a brief burst of sunshine. I wouldn't normally bother taking a picture of a pair of light engines, but the sheer novelty of a pair of Class 59s at Stratford, plus the amazing dark clouds in the background makes the shot worthwhile, despite the sun's head on angle.