Engine Driver

By franken
There was a waterfront festival held in Barry last weekend. It included a fun fare, tall ships and activities for kids etc. The steam railway was also operating and this is a pic from it.

The engine is no 9466 and is a tank locomotive. This engine and about 250 others spent decades in a scrap yard (Woodhams) about 200 yards from where this was taken.
The majority of preserved steam engines in the UK were rescued from this scrap yard.


Tags: Transport Vale of glamorgan Tank engine Portraits and people Barry waterfront

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Maiwand 16 3 73 England
11 Sep 2010 9:16AM
Great shot Ken. The look on the drivers (?) face tells of years of experience. Spot on.
goso 16 2 1 Australia
11 Sep 2010 9:16AM
Well taken Ken - he certainly has the look of an old railwayman...Bill
11 Sep 2010 10:31AM
Seems a crime to put such wonderful engineering in a scrap yard Ken,
great composition with the smoke billowing up behind him,
well captured,
tull 19 181 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2010 11:01AM
Great candid Ken.

lonely_oryx 15 61 55 England
11 Sep 2010 11:40AM
Excellent well balanced composition
alighalam 13 1 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
11 Sep 2010 12:49PM
Great Portrait shot dear Ken, very well captured.
Regards, Ali
Evgenya 12 Russian Federation
11 Sep 2010 1:12PM
Great shot & Great Portrait Ken.
Source 12
11 Sep 2010 6:35PM
Nice capture
Billyray 15 70 3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2010 7:09PM
A cracking shot Ken. Excellent detail and colour.
Brilane 16 5 12 Wales
11 Sep 2010 7:15PM
A lovely character study.
imagio 16 12 1 England
12 Sep 2010 8:51AM
Excellent capture Ken

Joline Plus
16 38 59 United States
12 Sep 2010 11:34AM
Have an RC on me. As a big RR fan, I would have loved to have been at this event. Did you go for a ride?
Rende 15 38 4 Netherlands
12 Sep 2010 11:41AM
Excellent composition and wonderful colours Ken.
metro074 12 8 Australia
12 Sep 2010 1:42PM
Hi Ken, what a superb image!! The colour and detail is wonderful. An excellent composition here. Extreemly well done Smile
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
12 Sep 2010 2:45PM
Excellent image Ken. Love the tones in this and the expression on the fellows face. ..........Sandy
12 Sep 2010 3:05PM
hiya ken lovely images and good work ..kaz
pamelajean Plus
16 1.8k 2275 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2010 3:15PM
Very nice candid of the man and his train, love the inclusion of the smoke. These enthusiasts must be admired for rescuing engines and restoring them like this.
Rock 20 10 2 England
12 Sep 2010 6:41PM
Grand shot.

bricurtis Plus
17 2.7k 53 England
12 Sep 2010 8:23PM
Super toes in this image Ken.
photophantom 14 108 3 Philippines
13 Sep 2010 8:17AM
top candid

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