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Ex BR Britannia Class No 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' powers through to Quorn on a chilly but beautiful winter morning 3 January 2010 Great Central Railway.This locomotive was one of four that worked IT57 15 Guinea Special the last working of a steam locomotive over BR network 11 August 1968.Thankfully the locomotive was saved for preservation and was recently brought back to life after many years of restoration.Only two of the Britannia class survive today the other being sister engine 70000 'Britannia' also now back in steam after a long overhaul.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Jan 2010 - 10:19 AM
Focal Length:31mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
Title:Rule Britannia.
Username:SimonLathlane SimonLathlane
Uploaded:22 May 2012 - 9:20 AM
Tags:BR Britannia 70013 Oliver Cromwell, Gcr, Locomotive, Preservation, Steam, Transport, Woodthorpe Leicestershire.
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Votes:22

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pentaxpete
22 May 2012 - 9:22 AM

If you look carefully on the loco you will see a small plaque which says 'Made in China' ------

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saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2012 - 9:32 AM

Fantastic and great capture,
saeid

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
22 May 2012 - 9:36 AM

Excellent composition caught superbly in all its glory. Brilliant everything perfect.

Rgds

John

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2012 - 9:40 AM

very nice work..
A vote from me...

Dave

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TonyBrooks
22 May 2012 - 9:42 AM

That is a Great shot!

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fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2012 - 9:49 AM

A grand shot.
Lavina

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2012 - 1:54 PM

Good to see this in full steam
regards Richard

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SimonLathlane
23 May 2012 - 4:43 PM

Thank you for all the votes and comments,best wishes Simon.

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kirkoid
kirkoid  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2012 - 7:50 AM

Cracking composition and capture.
Dave

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