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
A dying art
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
Valle de los Ingenios
Scots Guardsman
Steel Wheels
The Wheels Have Turned
Engine 844 Power Stroke
Amazing Shay
Outer harbour line
Steel at Rest
Living beside the railway tracks
The Bodmin & Wenford Railway
down memory lane
Wood, steam and grease
Swiss train speeding towards a narrow curve
Rail Plate
The Little Engine That Could
Scarborough Spa Express
Coal scavenger in Fuxin (China)
Well used engine room
Dalat  Vietnam
City Lake Train
Wrong Nut
15:20 ...
Gold Spike at Promontory Utah
The President
Simple complexity
Engine 487
Pretty Wheels all in a Row
ready to go
Arriving in Silverton CO
End of the line.
Trip back to childhood
2 for the price of 1
Engine 6069
BNSF - Workhorse
CN 1112 Engine
Governor Stanford Locomotive
Inside Train
After night frost
Engine 6043
Country rail in the north of Italy
Engine 107
The Link
Bluebell Railway
relativity of time
Ready to Roll
on track
Williams, Arizona
Calico & Odessa Railroad
Engine 6167
Rail yard blues
Old Poway Park
Steam Locomotive-Skagway Alaska
DC abandoned train tracks
steam engine
Ancient Padlock
1915 Porter Locomotive
Paranapiacaba - Sao Paulo Railway
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