A real man's post this. I wonder why men find this stuff so fascinating - but I must say it did bring back a feeling of nostalgia for my childhood.
Loved all the photos but especially the reflections.
To my mind or rather my nostrils, there is nothing like the noise and smell of steam with hot oil. For it takes me right back in time to all of the steam driven lorries, trains and ships that were in service during the 1950's.
I just love the 'back in time' feeling I get when I see this stuff...never seen a lot of it, but did see some once at a car show. I get the same feeling when I hear the sound of an older John Deere tractor..
John -- this post is as beautiful as your last post. Your camera and you work well together -- barbara
Love all of your macro shots! Especially the reflection one.
You certainly had fun with the camera there! Good stuff.
I enjoyed your colorful close ups. Sort of Steam Punk!
Lovely pictures! I wonder if the original steam engines were painted those lovely colours, or if this is just a tradition that has grown up recently.
I love your artsy photos! Steam as art is NEW for me. ;)
Soem lovely details here. I really like the old lettering.
magnificent images here! we have a train museum in Sacramento that is quite good. You'd love it, I think.
Great photos! :)
Good morning.These art-photos are stunning, and the reflections in fig 7 are lovely.Hugs
It is hard to pick a favorite from this crop. How about the first image?
Oh la! Faaaaabulous! Who doesn't love a steam train!
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