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By Alan_Baseley  
West Country Pacific 34046 Braunton backing out of Paignton station on it's way to pick up it's train, the Torbay Express, at Kingswear after being turned at Churston and then serviced at Paignton

Tags: Transport Steam Black and white Locomotive Braunton 34046 West Country Pacific Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

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annettep38 11 221 43 Luxembourg
17 Sep 2013 7:45AM
A steam engine classic, excellent POV!
jdenman 14 19 5 Spain
17 Sep 2013 7:50AM
Lovely composition............John
17 Sep 2013 8:25AM
There is just something about a steam train, i live close to the Nene Valley railway and they run stem trains most weekends, a lovely image
17 Sep 2013 8:25AM
STEM????? no 'a' on this keybord........
jdinne 19 16 England
17 Sep 2013 8:36AM
Excellent Alan, wonderfully composed a steam classic indeed.

Richsr 16 91 224 England
17 Sep 2013 8:53AM
Well timed and good choice of mono Alan
Regards Richard
Maiwand 16 3 73 England
17 Sep 2013 8:54AM
Superb mono shot Alan with enough steam up to delight the heart of any old time railway buff.GrinGrinGrin
ColleenA Plus
10 506 11 Australia
17 Sep 2013 9:38AM

Quote:A steam engine classic, excellent POV!

A wonderful capture, love it
17 Sep 2013 10:02AM
very nice and B&W does the job.Smile
17 Sep 2013 12:09PM
B & W to perfection like this shot a lot
EileenH 9 1 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 12:36PM
Great captureSmile

johnlw 16 1 10 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 12:42PM
A good head of steam on the engin and it makes avery good mono.
Regards John.
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
17 Sep 2013 1:18PM
An impressive image, your processing gives this a period presentation!
mikbee 16 3 8 Scotland
17 Sep 2013 1:56PM
Enough steam here Alan to give me a coughing fit !!
Good mono shot.
prabhusinha 15 5 5 India
17 Sep 2013 2:44PM
I can still smell burning coal & steam, a childhood nostalgia.
Daisymaye Plus
14 26 24 Canada
17 Sep 2013 3:07PM
Wonderful capture of all the steam and the mono is perfect.....Sandy
myrab 16 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 3:58PM
A great image Alan, I can almost smell the smoke.

FeatherFriend 15 38 217 England
17 Sep 2013 4:33PM
Great image in mono Alan, maybe I should have a go at this, after all I actually live here (no! not on the station) Wink
17 Sep 2013 5:17PM
Wonderful composition in b&w !
17 Sep 2013 6:49PM

Quote:Great image in mono Alan, maybe I should have a go at this, after all I actually live here (no! not on the station) Wink

You should have gone down today Geoff, they were expecting Tornado,

Classic capture, full steam and in mono working well. Very nice.
fificat100 12 5 2 Scotland
17 Sep 2013 11:04PM
Super, I can smell it! Grin A stunning smokey capture.

pamelajean Plus
17 1.8k 2285 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2013 5:59AM
Lots of lovely steam filling the frame, with the engine emerging through it, great atmosphere, enhanced by the mono treatment.
kirkoid 12 1 England
19 Sep 2013 6:22AM
Excellent capture.

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