Number 60009 Union of South Africa. Designe by Sir Nigel Gresley and designated as an A4 4-6-2 Pacific speeds through Retford in Nottinghamshire heading an enthusiasts express.There are several of these restored engines operating at weekend on these trains.
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ktanska (23142) 2013-11-24 23:21
These streamlined steam locomotives are very impressive. You have a perfectly framed shot showing the train in full speed. B&W of course fits with this nostalgic theme.
thebest (4202) 2013-11-25 20:26
Fabulous so nice to see the old steam trains isn't it - I wonder when was it shipped over from South Africa - so nice to see these trains restored to their former beauty.
Great photo Colin.
jhm (130608) 2013-11-29 3:32
Every weekend drive here in my municipality also a steam train alone for tourist, now also St Nicolas comes with these train.
Excellent depth and perspective picture.
Sharpness be superb.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
- Copyright: Colin Brenchley (colinbrenchley) (6427)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-11-23
- Categories: Transportation
- Camera: Sony Alpha 700 DSLR, Sony 18-200mm
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/2500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-24 8:25