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Just once in a while everything comes together.

You can wait (the best part of 50 years), you can plan, dream and then its down to little bit of luck, the combination of steam, snow, sun and a Scot on the S&C (Settle and Carlisle) line, is about as rare as it can get this was the only steam along this the most spectacular and highest main line in England between September and March and until a test run the trip was in doubt up until Thursday. The Royal Scot class has made only a handful of runs in the last forty years. Snow in the UK is all too rare and too much and it would not have been possible to drive up to the higher parts of the line.

So on Saturday, it was the right loco, the right headboard, right stock, A Royal Scot No 46115 Scot Guardman resplendent in Brunswick green livery with a maroon rake of Mk1 coaches and Thames Clyde Headboard, a covering of snow and unbelievably the sun poping out at last moment all that was left was take the shot and then get it off the camera safely. The shot is taken as the train was leaving Moorcock Tunnel not far from the summit at Ais Gill

The fact that this was coupled with the sight of seeing the brand new A1 Tornado blasting away from under the roof at Darlington earlier in the day with the up Talisman to Kings Cross and you begin to wonder if it is all a dream in 2009.

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Title:S&C
Username:robincoombes robincoombes
Uploaded:9 Feb 2009 - 4:35 PM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Photo journalism, S&c, Scot, Snow, Steam, Sun, Transport
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motorsportpictures

Just beautiful
Scott

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jayjay52
jayjay52  5 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 4:37 PM

This is an amazing shot. As you say everything came together at just the right time. Beautiful!
Jenny

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:39 PM

WOW...... I am blown away by the beauty and clarity of this amazing shot.
Linda Grin

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keith_yorkie
9 Feb 2009 - 4:39 PM

Well taken, as you say everything has come together....

Keith....

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Miles Herbert
9 Feb 2009 - 4:41 PM

As you said ... everything comes together once in a while...

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mars
mars  6 England
9 Feb 2009 - 4:42 PM

Magnificent capture....a winner indeed !


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Paul_R
Paul_R  5 England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:43 PM

Wow & Wow

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chensuriashi e2 Member 8132 forum postschensuriashi vcard England17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:44 PM

Top shot and great composition from a beautiful trip out in the cold, with the camera.
You set out for this shot, and ...you got it!!

Congrats. Chen.

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EamonnM
EamonnM  5 Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:45 PM

All the elements came together just nicely Smile fantastic shot really stunning, well captured. Enjoyed reading your photo information.
EamonnM

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Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:52 PM

Your description says it all brilliant

Brian......................................

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Rees  6 Wales
9 Feb 2009 - 4:52 PM

That's what photography is all about, right time, right place, right subject and of course, the photographer.
Well composed, good exposure and well done.
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DOGSBODY  51432 forum posts England30 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:53 PM

A cracking shot. One of the best train shots for some time. Andy

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barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:53 PM

Yup.. A good one

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shandoor
shandoor  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:54 PM

Wow wow what an amazing shot beautifull
Alexa

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starliz
starliz  101594 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:54 PM

i think WOW is all I can say as well....viewed large its just picture perfect and 1st class photography.

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 566 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 4:58 PM

Thames Clyde Express , I presume this must have been a Glasgow London train. Wonderful shot great detail, worth waiting half a century for.
maryg

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chrisco  959 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:00 PM

it certainly did come together Wink,magic! Smile

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James_G
James_G  7166 forum posts5 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:01 PM

Brilliant shot. An absolute classic. And yes, you needed all those elements to come together, but you also needed to be there and be good enough to get the shot. So well done. Superb.

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BernieS
BernieS  6243 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 5:02 PM

Superb shot - it really has all come together there - good combination of luck, timing & skill!

Exquisite!!!

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robincoombes
robincoombes e2 Member 7robincoombes vcard Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:02 PM

Gee thanks everyone really really appreciated, amazed at response
Robin
Thanks for award Starliz

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BangBang  551 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 5:05 PM

The best train shot I have seen well done.
Stuart

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Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:10 PM

Wonderful image Robin.You deserve all the accolades for this one.Stunning.
Tom.

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EDWARDDULLARD

MAGNIFICENT!!!

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askey  6 Northern Ireland
9 Feb 2009 - 5:12 PM

lot of awards for this one i think! superb!

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digitall
digitall  7238 forum posts Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:13 PM

All your homework paid off today, ending with this awesome shot.
Seems like you had a great day Robin.
Well done.

Allan

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phil99 e2 Member 744 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:17 PM

Awesome shot . Been waiting since Saturday evening to see this shot.I knew you would nail this one from your question last week about snow conditions above Ribblehead.This is a beauty right up there with your very best shot...Phil

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Crabtree99  10 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 5:17 PM

Wonderful.

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newy17
newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 5:18 PM

First class Robin,
so get it printed large and framed Smile well worth the wait congrats..
ian

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 7407 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom998 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:20 PM

Steam, snow and fabulous light - that's a potent mix. Fabulous shot.
Moira

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spikemoz  7
9 Feb 2009 - 5:40 PM

Great picture, looks very cold!

Spike.

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GlynnisFrith
GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:44 PM

I see you found the snow you were hoping for & the sun came out to give you this stunning image

Glynnis

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PeterLaw
PeterLaw  6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 5:48 PM

It been siad on previous comments, But What a great shot.
Brilliant.
Peter

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harrattp  7 England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 5:52 PM

This image just has to be viewed large. AWESOME. Come on epz team this deserves a HC or Editors choice.

Paul

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piotro  6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 5:58 PM

Great shot.

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viscostatic
9 Feb 2009 - 6:02 PM

A really beautiful railway shot.

Phil.

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horley  7 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 6:04 PM

just a beautiful shot

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 6:07 PM

A super fantastic image.
Dave

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DATMAN  9
9 Feb 2009 - 6:12 PM

A Scot on the Thames-Clyde over the S&C! What more could a railway photographer ask for. Only that the elements worked in your favour and they most certainly did here. The snow,sky,sunlight and even the exhaust (although drifting to the wrong side) framing the subject to maximum effect. 100% PERFECTION!!!!!!!
Den

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richc  12 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 6:17 PM

Excellent. Crisp & even seasonal.
Rich

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TrevorPlumbe e2 Member 860 forum postsTrevorPlumbe vcard England
9 Feb 2009 - 6:21 PM

Superb
Trevor

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Richardtyrrelllandscapes

Wow This image is stunning, and well worth waitin gfor I would say.

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Silverzone
9 Feb 2009 - 6:31 PM

Superb. Sylvia

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JohnParminter

I'm not particularly interested in trains or photographing them Robin but..you get my user award for the planning, patience, knowledge and enthusiasm to get a shot like this.
Very impressive.
John

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Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 6:33 PM

Stunning shot.
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OMG  651 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 6:42 PM

Fantastic shot and awesome viewed large.
Rgds
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TonyFrith
TonyFrith  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 6:50 PM

I did tell you there was snow up there.Lucky you having the sun out ,every time for the last 2 weekends , as soon as the loco appears the sun hides behind a cloud
Tony

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penzance  10 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 7:17 PM

OUTSTANDING.

Brian.

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rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 7:29 PM

Congratulations Robin, worth al that effort and time to get this image. Superbly taken, hear that engine work ! Ron.

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AlanC1  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 7:42 PM

Fine winter steam capture, I think the steam mag editor's email must have crashed today with everybody out on Saturday.
Alan

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chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
9 Feb 2009 - 8:00 PM

Glorious....

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bobsungod  7
9 Feb 2009 - 8:22 PM

robin nice pic that wind was a big problem,lunds was one of our possible locations but went for shelter at Blea moor
bob

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cliver  10 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 9:11 PM

A truly great image.

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TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 9:28 PM

Fantastic!
Ty

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Yewtree  6 England
9 Feb 2009 - 9:36 PM

Absolutely superb

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KP  5 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 9:43 PM

I AM IN AWE OF THIS SHOT JUST AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Superb !!!

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lurksalot  7332 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 9:51 PM

Some people can take photographs , unbelievable photographs .
An absolute testimony to research, patience, determination and technical skill .
Kev

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Hoffy  9212 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 10:28 PM

One of the best train shots for a long time.

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Cormy  6 England
9 Feb 2009 - 10:34 PM

A winner !! Superb image Robin.
Cheers
Alan

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9 Feb 2009 - 10:36 PM

stunner

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mark1309  7 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 - 10:41 PM

Amazing shot, absolutely stunning,
Mark.

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Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2009 - 11:08 PM

WoW - pleased to be 100Th! What to add? Stunning and deserves all the awards Smile

Sarah *

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10 Feb 2009 - 12:13 AM

STUNNING!!!! Ian

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Karrol  529 forum posts England
10 Feb 2009 - 12:22 AM

Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic!

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10 Feb 2009 - 3:25 AM

Should be well proud mate
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f8  109169 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2009 - 5:12 AM

Could not have been better.

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greatdog  6 England
10 Feb 2009 - 6:51 AM

That is a top class shot!!and deserving of all the awards,Dane.

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Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2009 - 7:22 AM


Quote: Top shot and great composition from a beautiful trip out in the cold, with the camera.
You set out for this shot, and ...you got it!!

Congrats. Chen.

Best train shot I have seen yet - well deserved of all the awards given

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Nikon_Tog  6105 forum posts England
10 Feb 2009 - 8:12 AM

This is the shot everyone wishes they had taken.

Barry.

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CliveA  8 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2009 - 11:07 AM

Truly magnificent Robin
I have never seen so many (well deserved) awards on one photograph.
Clive

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Vespa  777 forum posts United Kingdom
10 Feb 2009 - 12:34 PM

This is a superb shot. I recommend you send it to Steam Railway Magazine. My attempts a few months ago, to photograph this loco, all went wrong and I ended up with very poor photos indeed.

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svenster  9 England
10 Feb 2009 - 1:05 PM

Not just an amazing steam train photograph, but an amazing photograph in it's own right!!

Superb Smile

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ringyneck  7308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2009 - 2:04 PM

Worth all the attention and awards.

Nice one.

keith

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GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2009 - 2:20 PM

Well done on the HC Robin
Glynnis

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STUARTHILL758
10 Feb 2009 - 4:23 PM

wonderfull shot we got her at hellwith bridge a realy great day for the hundreds that lined the track

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JouŠo  1056 forum posts Finland
10 Feb 2009 - 6:14 PM

One word: STUNNING!!!!

Jouko

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PaulHolloway e2 Member 7PaulHolloway vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2009 - 10:46 PM

Superb.

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MarkT  9119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2009 - 10:56 PM

What a shot - a beauty Smile

Mark.

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DavidHemmings
11 Feb 2009 - 11:32 AM

A great shot of a 'bygone era' - brilliant

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LesF e2 Member 7176 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2009 - 11:35 AM

Congrats Robin on a wonderful shot and the PA

LesF

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pennyspike  112068 forum posts United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2009 - 1:36 PM

Super, I know one or two railway buffs that will be green with envy.
Well planned, well executed plus the bit of luck that took it to another level.Smile
Penny

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albi  1068 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2009 - 6:00 PM

Yes it all has to come together, timing ,good light ,snow, etc,etc but you still have to make it count and you certainly done that with this image....

Outstanding...

Tony

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lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2009 - 6:52 PM

Absolutely brilliant

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TeresaH  91116 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Feb 2009 - 7:40 PM

Love your description to go with the dream picture. Well done.

Teresa

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Topcat  10
11 Feb 2009 - 7:59 PM

Absolutely superb !! I love the way the steam contrasts with the dark cloud. A picture to die for
Martin

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thearmsofvenusdemilo

Great when a plan comes togeather, nice one congrats...

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rangerpaul
11 Feb 2009 - 8:59 PM

Simply outstanding!!!
Paul

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BeckC
BeckC  7 England
11 Feb 2009 - 9:47 PM

Stunning ! Well done.
Beck

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jimmypaton
11 Feb 2009 - 11:07 PM

you can sell this ive seen prints for sale not half as good as this 10/10

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dathersmith
dathersmith e2 Member 7549 forum postsdathersmith vcard England12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2009 - 8:48 AM

Fantastic, don't you just love it when a plan comes together! I'm very happy for you.

Darren.

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12352 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2009 - 3:08 PM

Like wow! A terrific image, well done for all the awards....all fully deserved! Smile

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Kris_Dutson
14 Feb 2009 - 8:44 PM

One of the best I've seen, and I've got a book case full of 'em. Wink

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 7:40 PM

beautiful. congrats on all the awards.lesley

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Alan_Coles
16 Feb 2009 - 12:09 AM

Your write up compliments the fabulous shot perfectly, awesome!!

Congratulations on getting the shot and the awards.

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Ayelet_A
Ayelet_A  6 Israel3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2009 - 9:07 AM

Certainly worth the wait - Outstanding in every way!
Congrats on all the awards, much deserved.

Ayelet

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paolodefaveri
16 Feb 2009 - 12:28 PM

Amazing clarity in this picture, I really enjoy the crispness here. Great shot indeed!
Paolo

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2009 - 1:50 PM

Highest quality image! Worthy of any "railways" magazine. Well composed & well taken in every aspect.
Terry

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markspice
markspice  7
16 Feb 2009 - 11:45 PM

Just underline all that's said, First class. Mark

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
18 Feb 2009 - 10:00 AM

Unique.
Cor

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DHouston
DHouston  9 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2009 - 1:22 PM

Mastershot

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Nikonguy
Nikonguy  5 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2009 - 12:25 PM

What a fabulous shot. This really captures the essence of steam! I would love to have a shot like this in my portfolio. Well done!

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timsdomain
timsdomain  10 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 - 8:42 PM

Fantastic! What a shot!

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt  9739 forum posts United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2009 - 10:26 PM

Can any image on EPZ ever have received so many awards? I doubt it - but my goodness everyone of them is justly deserved. I sprained my wrist scrolling down to the bottom of the comments. Many congratulations.

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ketch
ketch e2 Member 6770 forum postsketch vcard Turks and Caicos Islands50 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2009 - 10:40 PM

Just sublime

Robert

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ruze
ruze  7 Czech Republic
2 Mar 2009 - 11:52 AM

So pleased to be 220th! What a wonderful image where everything got together in just one tiny moment - lovely scenery, great engine, crispy winter weather, snow, sun and of course your skills and dedication to steam trains history. All awards much deserved. Congratulations!

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riprap007
riprap007  91568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2009 - 3:59 PM

sad to say I missed this upload before... glad I found it now though!

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alwolf
alwolf  7341 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2009 - 4:15 PM

Great lovely crisp colours
Alan

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craggy
craggy  10
27 Mar 2009 - 10:30 AM

One of the best steam shots taken in the last 40 years or more! I almost made it to this point, but got a canny one anyway, not in this league though.

All things conspired for once in the right way!

Truely magical.

Thanks Craig.

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ships
ships  5
16 Apr 2009 - 6:06 PM

Right place right time stunning

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Emmog
Emmog  538 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2009 - 6:44 PM

Superb shot
Matt

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jonathanbp
jonathanbp e2 Member 694 forum postsjonathanbp vcard Indonesia
12 May 2009 - 2:27 PM

Exquisite! - Jonathan

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User_Removed
18 Jun 2009 - 10:05 AM

stunning, two legs and a whole lot of luck

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camspiritbear
27 Aug 2009 - 11:23 PM

This is the BEST shot i have seen of a steam train, I am very jealous.
Congratulations, Regards Mac. (camspiritbear)

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Sweep
Sweep  843 forum posts England
6 Dec 2009 - 10:51 AM

O boy a magical moment, fantastic.

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EOSman
EOSman e2 Member 5EOSman vcard Canada
28 Dec 2009 - 11:27 AM

Just superb. Chris

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DeniseWong
30 Dec 2009 - 2:51 PM

stunning! love train. Well done,
Happy New Year and all the best,
Denise

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robert5
robert5  1379 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Jan 2010 - 8:07 PM

great shot every thing is just right

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ClydeCrusader

Superb image...

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AlanCook
AlanCook  4
16 Jan 2010 - 6:17 PM

Great Photograph - My great-grandfather used to drive this class of loco on the Preston to Carlisle route with LMS. Great to see such a good photograph.

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johncob
johncob  4 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2010 - 7:11 PM

Robin You get my vote. I'd be over the moon with that shot. Every Railway Mag should be chasing you for the image.

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wood1963
wood1963  4 Greece
25 Feb 2010 - 12:39 PM

This has to be the most comments I've ever seen for a shot. I agree with all the above.. Nice one! Smile

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GFJ
GFJ  3 Northern Ireland
8 May 2011 - 3:44 AM

The Polar Express! would have been a good title for this image!

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Frankphoto
23 Jul 2011 - 2:46 AM

Great photo. Congratulations!!

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Steffen1209
2 Dec 2011 - 6:47 PM

Looks like the Hogwards Express, beautiful detail.

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Bloggs
Bloggs  2313 forum posts England
21 Dec 2011 - 6:06 PM

I doubt you can get any better than this photo in terms of this kind of photo. Clarity is absolutley stunning you must have been thrilled to bits when you got home and had a real good look at this shot.

Congrats and well worth the 50 year wait !!! maybe now lightening will strike twice and you can get another shot soon !! I really hope so it's a beautiful shot and well desreved of all the awards from members. Wink

Just to show how good i think it is .... i,ll stick my humble award on it to !! It's the first time this award has been given.

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