Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic

Britain has more than its fair share of preserved railway lines and locomotives, all bringing nostalgic visions of times past. However, it isn’t just about the locomotives but also about the many artifacts and activities that have disappeared from the modern railway scene.

Crew Chat
Chatting by the Signal
Shunting Sentinel
Shunting Sentinel
Tickets Please!
Tickets Please!
The Day the Ruston Refused to Start
The Day the Ruston Refused to Start
Watering the Beast
Watering the Beast
Peckett and Crane
Peckett and Crane
Leander Climbs Through Culham
Leander Climbs Through Culham
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19 Comments

  1. Wonderful photos Martin! What can I say but you do have the best ones, you know!
    Thanks for sharing…trains are the best subjects! Too bad our trains here in Manila are so old that I likened them to zombies! LOL

    @))–>>—–

    1. Thank you so much Magdalene – but I know a lot of other Bloggers who have excellent images to share 🙂

      I suspect that your trains would make excellent subjects for a photography project including the stations and the people who travel. It would be a fascinating study and could look at the history of who built the stations and where they took their design influences from. Ok – sorry, I’m making work for you and I suspect you are already overly busy! Thanks again for your kind comment 🙂

  2. Congrats (and thanks for sharing) for this serie of wonderful B&W photos. The one of the “tickets please” is what most evoke nostalgia; it’s perfect for this challenge!

  3. trains are something that touch so many of us, i so miss those old trains of my childhood, seemingly alive with all their wonderful noises and strange doings … wonderful photos martin 😀

    1. Thanks Christine 🙂 The thing that is missing is the smell of warm oil, coal dust and hot water – if I could reproduce those on a blog I’d have a million followers instantly 😉

  4. Leander climbs through Culham —
    my choice to illustrate so many of my favorite British mysteries. (Don’t know why exactly, but it’s both dramatic and artistic.)

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