Naming The Earl April 1961 By Eddie Bellass

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On 22nd April 1961, on the occasion of the Festiniog Railway Society AGM, Taliesin was controversially renamed Earl of Merioneth. Eddie Bellass was there to record the event. For more details of the locomotive see Livingston Thompson.

All photos below are by Eddie Bellass and are reproduced here with his kind permission.

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