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Engine Room

By mistere
The drivers cab of one of the steam locomotives in the NRM in York.
The earliest locomotives, such as Stephenson's Rocket, had no cab; the locomotive controls and a footplate for the crew were simply left open to the elements. However, to protect the crews against adverse weather conditions, locomotives gradually came to be equipped with a roof and protective walls, and the expression "cab" refers to the cabin created by such an arrangement.
Many thanks for your C&C's on yesterdays Archie 2 image.
Special thanks to Peter(ddolfelin) for his UA.

Tags: General Train Transport

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Comments


barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2015 7:51AM
Wonderful......

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ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
10 Mar 2015 8:04AM
That's a lot to clean - excellent shot.
BrianSS 13 400 39 England
10 Mar 2015 8:45AM
Great shot, such rusty detail. GrinGrin
Kurt42 17 2.9k 1 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2015 9:51AM
Looks similar to the plumbing in the kitchen of our first home!

Nice capture, a a suitable treatment for the subject.
10 Mar 2015 10:04AM
Superb image and interesting narrative
Jo
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2015 10:49AM
You've done justice to all that incredible pipe work Dave, it looks stunning.
Peter.
ukgubbi 8 5 India
10 Mar 2015 3:04PM
Old models young love. Brilliant shot
10 Mar 2015 5:18PM
A very busy comp' indeed Dave, one of those I wouldn't want to do a Jig Saw Puzzle of. Smile

JohnSmile
10 Mar 2015 6:06PM
One would require a lot of brasso and elbow grease here Dave. a fantastic close up photo of the workings !

Great compo too.

Love and peace Patty and Teddy xSmileSmileSmile
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
10 Mar 2015 7:30PM
Wow! What a colour! Incredible image, Dave.
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2015 6:10PM
A terrific shot of this wonderful cab
Ju

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