PIX 2015

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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Locomotive 4449 Drive Wheel
by mjhpdx
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Captured in Portland's train yard. Wonderful old 4-8-4 steam locomotive. In 1975 she pulled the freedom train through most of the States.
Submitted: Friday, 25th December, 2009 02:59 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 9th May, 2009
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F4.8
ISO: 200
Notes: Hand held; raw; crop; levels; B&W
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