The Cow Field is where James had his first accident when he derailed and had to be rescued by Thomas. The fence was soon repaired afterwards. In the Railway Series it is located between Wellsworth and Crosby.
James' accident appeared in The Railway Series book Thomas the Tank Engine and the television series' first series episode, Thomas and the Breakdown Train, and later in the special, The Adventure Begins.
- Series 1 - Thomas and the Breakdown Train, James and the Coaches and Dirty Objects
- Series 9 - Henry and the Flagpole
- Series 18 - Toad's Adventure and Samson at Your Service
- Series 19 - Two Wheels Good
- 2015 - The Adventure Begins