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The old trackway

By jond
Actually not such an old track as you'd think - part of the Brinore Tramroad built in 1815 to carry coal from mines around Tredegar to the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal at Talybont. The trains were pulled by horses, despite being built 10 years after the first steam locomotive ran at nearby Penydarren. The tramroad closed in the 1860s, a victim of competition from the new steam railways and the original engineer's inability to embrace the new technology!

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: AlanBW, phototime, PatrickSmith and 16 more


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AlanBW 15 20 England
3 Jul 2006 4:13PM
This is a beauty, great lead-in and a superb sky
phototime 15 8 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2006 4:15PM
Wow! I like this wonderful shot nicely done.
PatrickSmith 16 1.2k 2 United States
3 Jul 2006 4:20PM
Great description and the light really makes this road look inviting.
Patrick
JohnDyer Plus
15 80 2 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2006 4:29PM
lovely composition and lighting
John
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2006 4:31PM
Lovely rich colours and great composition make this a real winner.

Dave
ChazB 16 64 3 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2006 4:34PM
Excellent composition and colours, great sky!
Charlotte
old timer 17 55 1 Scotland
3 Jul 2006 6:18PM
I particularly like the lighting.
Jim
ronss 15 1.2k Canada
3 Jul 2006 7:36PM
Superb shot. Colours work well. Path into the shot leads the eye in. well done. click.
Chant57 Plus
15 395 3 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2006 10:29PM
Good colours, sky and light, excellent lead in.
C
kevster 16 Canada
4 Jul 2006 3:31AM
A great scene! Really well composed!
Kevin.
Robsterios 15 20 Australia
4 Jul 2006 10:00AM
Fantastically composed, lots of detail..very nice indeed..Rob..
John_Duckett 17 386 2 Norfolk Island
4 Jul 2006 11:30AM
Great colour and light

John
martinl 17 269 2 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2006 12:29PM
Super sky, and a good lead in.

Martin

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