Sunset at Burrs


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East Lancashire Railway. With the fireman hard at work Standard Class 4 2-6-0 No 76084, recently arrived from the NYMR, crosses the embankment at Burrs with the 15:20 Heywood to Rawtenstall on St Stephen's Day 2016
17/03/2017 - 00:11sportyman531
CategoryTransport
Shutter Speed1/800
Aperturef/5.6
LensN/A
ISO400
Focal Length36.25mm
Views/Likes76/7
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Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 00:14
Nicely shot
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go4IT

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 02:00
This is a dandy. So iconic of RRs and technically right on the money. Like!

GIULIO57

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 05:39
10 out of 10
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davidtrout

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 07:33
Superb silhouette, gorgeous colour.
David
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Nigelk

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 07:56
Bang on the door.

senn

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 08:23
what a marvel !..
senn
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Moonraker

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 10:52
Absolutely wonderful shot! Sally

Stu-D

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 11:52
Boom! A really nice photo (and I don't normally go for train photos!)
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Mag07

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 15:30
That is glorious. One of the most original steam train images I have ever seen. Straight to print if you ask me On fine art paper, as large as you can.
'Photography...it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten....' (Aaron Siskind)
Last Edited by Mag07 on 17/03/2017 - 15:32

tommyt

Link Posted 17/03/2017 - 22:30
Absolutely superb in every way..

Nigelk

Link Posted 18/03/2017 - 08:21
Stunner!

nocturnal

Link Posted 18/03/2017 - 23:59
Love the colour contrast with the silhouette. Very nice!
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pauljay

Link Posted 19/03/2017 - 07:47
Magnificent shot!
Paul.

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sportyman531

Link Posted 20/08/2017 - 22:29
Thanks for the kind comments everyone!
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