B&W Train / Rail close-ups

Challenge #1 in the The art of real photography series. Hosted by Paul Kowalow.
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Let's jump back a few decades and recreate the feel of the old steam era. We'd like to see close-ups of train engines (steam or otherwise), cars, tracks, and other rail-related machinery, in B&W, monochrome, or duotone. The emphasis is on the CLOSE-UPS, so no landscape views of a 1 mile-long train, large stations, etc. will be accepted.
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Polar Express
Elegance
A dying art
Steel!
Locomotion
Eastern Kentucky hill country train rails...in the rain.
At The Crossing
Mounting Up
Locomotive Mechanic
1800 Original Isle Of White British Steam Train
Prairie Dog Central Steam Locomotive
At Grosmont Station
slow train
historical ride
Locomotive 4449 Drive Wheel
State Fair
Rushing Home Alone on a Sunday Afternoon
Rolling steel
No Steam Without Water
Light of LOK-1063 SBB (Switzerland)
The Oiler
Nevada Northern At Ely USA
Old Steam Engine
Steam Dream
American Locomotive No. 2
Iron beast movers
It's hard work
Bittern at night
Alco-Cooke Snow Plow
Walhalla Goldfields Railway
The 425
steamer
Valle de los Ingenios
Scots Guardsman
Steel Wheels
The Wheels Have Turned
Engine 844 Power Stroke
Amazing Shay
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