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'Planet'

By TrevBatWCC    
Back outdoors at the MOSI, just outside the Power Hall the 'Planet' locomotive was steaming up ready to take passengers on a trip down the line. This impressive engine was built by the Friends of the Museum and has been providing rides for visitors since 1992. It's a modern replica of a Robert Stephenson loco used to haul trains on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830. You can just make it out left of centre in my earlier upload Old and New .

Techie stuff – see Exif
Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Photomatix Pro and Elements 6

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.

Trev Smile

Tags: Manchester Transport Planet Steam locomotive Museum of Science and Industry

Voters: RU553DG3, senn, ugly and 58 more

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Comments


RU553DG3 5 1 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 10:24AM
Love this image . . . and thank's for the background info.

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ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 10:25AM
A great image...
Well done...

Dave
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
4 May 2012 10:34AM
love it. shortlisted.lesley
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 10:46AM
A superb image, of the highest possible quality.

Regards, and very very envious.

Nathan
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
4 May 2012 11:00AM
A fine bit of work on the part of the Friends of the Museum, Trev: wonderful modern replica and in full working order.
And your capture and presentation is just right for the supposed age of the loco.
Ronnie
Alvar 9 23 2 France
4 May 2012 11:07AM
It looks unreal to me .Would it have been better in its original state.? Just my opinion. I feel many images on here are so worked on they take away from a fine shot
Alvar
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 11:14AM
Wow Trev, this is outstanding!
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
4 May 2012 11:21AM
A top notch presentation, Trev, excellent processing. Carol
4 May 2012 11:49AM
Exceptional work from you ....
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
4 May 2012 12:18PM
Wonderfully "steam-punky".
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 12:36PM
Ooooooooooo NICEGrin
Diane
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 12:46PM
Great image Trev ,a before and after proccessing would have been nice .
Rob
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
4 May 2012 1:07PM
The presentation captures the atmosphere perfectly, Trev. Excellent image.

Dave
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 2:02PM
Such a beautiful replica locomotive, Trev, and as if that weren't enough, you have some interesting reflections in the wet platform.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 2:54PM

Quote:It's a modern replica of a Robert Stephenson loco used to haul trains on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830.

I can remember the original, Trev - well, from my books at least!
Good to see this. Tweaked with panache!
Regards
Bill
Cor 7 Belgium
4 May 2012 3:03PM
I am in a hurry to give You vote 30TongueSmileWink
Cor.
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 3:10PM
GrinGrinGrinGrin
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
4 May 2012 3:41PM
Trev this is really beautifully done, I particularly like the reflections on the platform. Well processed and has to be one of my fave' images of yours! Smile

Sarah *
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
4 May 2012 3:44PM
A touch of glamour photography here Trev,
with a steaming old boiler !!
And page three stuff too,
with these large protruding buffers !!
Good shot.
Mick.
sable 8 9 7 England
4 May 2012 4:53PM
Super piece of work from capture through to processing and presentation xx
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 7:28PM
excellent shot and presentation
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
4 May 2012 7:38PM
A great capture and very well processed picture Trev SmileSmile
Helen
moiral 6 12 Scotland
4 May 2012 10:19PM
Your processing brings a whole new dimension to your shots Trev. Beautiful. Moira
Jocelia Plus
5 2 1 Australia
5 May 2012 2:32AM
A fantastic loco Trev, just love these specialy built models.
Great capture……..
Jocelia……...
5 May 2012 9:23PM
Excellent processing, fabulous image Trev. Well done! Very well done.
Johanna
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
6 May 2012 8:52AM
Excellent.
jon
saltireblue Plus
6 6.2k 33 Norway
6 May 2012 11:03AM
Steam and rain give an added atmosphere to this shot Trev. The reflection on the wet platform is an enhancing detail. Looks like a great place to spend a few hours.
Your processing is perfect for this shot.
I bet that reproduction runs better than some of Virgin's trains!

Malc
superb capture trev,well done indeed.ray
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
7 May 2012 4:24PM
Perfect, so well captured and the processing ...brilliant Trev
Lillian
8 May 2012 3:56PM
This is superb Trevor.

David
phil99 10 45 6 United Kingdom
9 May 2012 4:08PM
Top class work here Trev.Have to agree with Sarah this is one of your best pieces of work...Phil

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