Recalled to Life Pt3 Ch3CHAPTER 3Recalled to Life Pt3 Ch31 day ago in Drama More Like This
Crovan's Gate, Island of Sodor, 1961
Duncan was in disgrace with pretty much everyone else. The tall, rugged well tank sat in his shed, where he would remain until he was mended. His scowl was even blacker than usual, and Peter Sam was pretty sure that if he’d still been in steam he’d quite literally have been fuming.
Duncan had previously worked at a munitions factory in Glasgow and then at an RAF base. His background had given him a colourful vocabulary and a rough demeanour, neither of which made his fiery temper and tendency for rough riding – or, as he called it, ‘rock n’ roll’ – any easier to deal with.
At the moment, he was using practically every bad word he knew in a violent altercation with Sir Handel, who was in the middle of giving him a stern talking to. Rusty, the little diesel who the railway had purchased for track maintenance operations, couldn’t help but think this rather amusing. In his