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Hi all...................Not a bird in sight.

Here's a shot of the Union of South Africa as it steamed its way through Yorkshire last Saturday afternoon.

Cheers for your C.Cs on my last upload................Appreciated

Keith

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18.0-105.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Feb 2013 - 4:24 PM
Focal Length:38mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Custom
Title:The Union of South Africa
Username:KBan KBan
Uploaded:14 Feb 2013 - 7:19 PM
Tags:Trains, Transport
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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95940 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2013 - 7:23 PM


Quote: Not a bird in sight

Probably a few on the trainWinkTongue

Adrian

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2013 - 7:26 PM

Very well taken , a proper train me thinks.
Shaun

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2013 - 7:27 PM

Who needs birds when you have a beast like this puffing away Keith.

Trev

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2013 - 7:34 PM

Looking good Wink

Glyn

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
14 Feb 2013 - 7:55 PM

So lovely with the snow there

Peter

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2013 - 8:00 PM

It's puffin well Keith.Grin
Brian.

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2013 - 8:08 PM

How lovely to see it against the snow.
Ju

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reaper4252
14 Feb 2013 - 8:11 PM

Super job

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8292 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2013 - 9:02 PM

I love old steam trains and can't get enough of them, reminds me of my childhood and this is a cracking picture, smoke and allWink

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2013 - 9:04 PM

Same Here Ann, used to go to Blackpool on one every Summer for hols.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2013 - 9:57 PM

Wonderful train captured in a spectacular setting Keith
David

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 1:16 AM

Hurrah for the train! That some great steam!

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 2:29 AM

Wondered which bird goes by that name!
Well it whistles louder than a birdSmile, nice snowy landscape, to go with a fine train capture!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 3:18 AM

A superb train capture. Love all that steam/smoke.......Sandy

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PeterLaw
PeterLaw  6 United Kingdom
15 Feb 2013 - 5:40 AM

A well taken shot of one of my favourite class of locomotives.
Great work
Peter

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kirkoid
kirkoid e2 Member 3kirkoid vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 6:08 AM

Cracking capture. I dont think you beat the sight and sound of an A4 in full flight.
Dave

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7139 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 6:53 AM


Quote: Not a bird in sight

Probably a few on the trainWinkTongue

Adrian

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

A wonderful sight, Keith. Carol

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 5:39 PM

Fabulous shot Keith. Tremendous nostalgic shot. Takes right back to my early days.!!
Ron

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STUARTHILL758
15 Feb 2013 - 11:21 PM

great shot but its in Yorkshire just past aisgill ,do we know why it stopped at the bridge

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 11:24 PM

Think someone pulled the emergency cord

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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2013 - 11:25 PM

Edited

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 666 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2013 - 7:55 PM

Tremendous and not a bird in sight.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2013 - 8:54 AM

A fine shot of this steam train, I like the snowy surroundings and way that you've captured the smoke billowing out

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2013 - 8:18 PM

Excellent capture Keith ... I almost missed this one!

gill Smile

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jaymark1
jaymark1  6 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2013 - 10:45 PM

You have caught it well Keith, looks great with the snow, you have a great portfolio.

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