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A simple brake on an old colliery wagon at Tanfield Railway, Co. Durham. On a pivot, a lever was dropped, and the wooden brake swung up and with a bit of luck slowed of stopped the wagon

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF24-105mm F/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:11 Aug 2013 - 2:14 PM
Focal Length:28mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Brake Shoe
Username:JawDborn JawDborn
Uploaded:29 Aug 2013 - 7:06 PM
Tags:Brake, Museum, Photo journalism, Transport
Votes:17

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7454 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1031 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2013 - 7:08 PM

And to think that people trusted their lives to those brakes...
Extraordinary patterns in that wheel. I've missed that one...
Moira

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2013 - 8:06 PM

I once owned a Land Rover with brakes as efficient as that Blush
Nice one, Jack, I'll have to look out for it on our next visit.
Regards
Bill

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2013 - 8:24 PM

Great shot Jack SmileSmile Think thats a Lada Wink

Rod

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briantjjones
29 Aug 2013 - 8:43 PM

Jack nice shot and I love the theme.

Brian J.

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