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A Streetcar Named Desire

By saltireblue    
Went to Oslo's trolley and tram museum. This is from the interior of a model from the 50's. The seats look like leather, but the conductress that shouted "Tickets, please" was had a face more leather-like than these...

Hope you all have a fine Bank Holiday weekend...those of you that have the luxury of an extra day off. For us mere mortals it's back to work tomorrowSad

Thanks for all the recent comments and is appreciated.

Thanks for bothering,


Tags: Transport Tram Hold tight Is this seat taken Fares please Move along the bus please plenty of room inside

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
26 May 2013 9:08PM
Recession, light, and that vertical on the right.
Looking forward to seeing your double entendre.

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cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
26 May 2013 10:45PM
Many a hefty bum sat on those seats!!!! Smile Smile Smile Smile
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
26 May 2013 11:09PM
Beautifully seen and taken.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
27 May 2013 12:00AM
The call "cum oan, get aft" comes to mind: a well chosen viewpoint for this interior shot and with excellent use of light on the rank of seats.
Like the composition & the silver light ... Great indoor image
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
27 May 2013 9:17AM
Now this is the sort of shot I love. Wish I'd taken it. Superb.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 10:04AM

Quote:Like the composition & the silver light ... Great indoor image

I agree,

widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
27 May 2013 10:54AM
Nae Kelty clippie here Malc. This is actually very beautiful , the composition and light are very fine Smile

woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 12:12PM
As the light on the seats increases the background above grows darker.
Love the angle, the repeats, the subject too . . .
27 May 2013 12:35PM
All Clippies the world over seem to have had an abrasive tongue, the Glasgow ones were impressive to say the least.
The Edinburgh trams had wooden seats as I recall. They all reeked of cigarette smoke, all gone now.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
27 May 2013 4:37PM
Blimey, Malc, I can remember seats like these on the old buses...and trams too! Wink What a super capture with that wonderful lighting Smile
Trev Smile
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
27 May 2013 5:47PM
you picked out a great area Malc then made the most of it.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 9:52PM
so shiny too but it is the angle you have captured these
that makes them stand out so well Malc
a great shot
cbrundage 5 4 United States
27 May 2013 11:56PM
I can just remember these! Wonderful shot with the lines and contrasts, Malc!
28 May 2013 12:50AM
Nice light...
jasonrwl Plus
8 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
28 May 2013 9:26PM
I like the way the light gradually increases in intensity from seat to seat - nice one Malc
Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 May 2013 8:53AM
Like the light and good details in this Malc
Regards Richard
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
29 May 2013 4:28PM
It will be a few weeks yet before I have the energy to tackle Big Aggie Malc .
Even then,I dunno if I will have the desire for her again !!
A well lit shot.
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
30 May 2013 11:03AM
A great row of repeating patterns - well captured in this wonderful light Malc SmileSmile
13 Sep 2013 9:58PM
I can almost smell the bus!!

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