St. Louis-/San Francisco / Eagle Picher ~ 1918 by barnsis

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The Museum of Transportation, St. Louis, Missouri USA, has numerous locomotives and train cars of various types. They also have an indoor antique auto museum.

Locomotive # 1621 is a 2-10-0 Decapod type freight locomotive (ten drive wheels on axles making a five drive wheel unit) built by Baldwin Locomotive Works for Imperial Russia which contracted with Baldwin in 1915 for some 1200 locomotives. Twenty of these were purchased by the “Frisco” and changes were made to meet American standards including widening the wheel tread to accommodate the 3 1/2 gauge difference. Number 1661 has 52" drivers and weighs 362,100 pounds.

I thought a steam locomotive should have smoke coming out of its stack so I joined the image of #1621 with this image ☺

Both Images taken with Nikon D40X


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  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyabout 3 years ago

    Nice capture Bryon

  • Thank you Tim

    – barnsis

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekabout 3 years ago

    Awesome image and edit work…………………the smoke really works!! ;-))

  • THank you Steph, one of those just had to do it things☺

    – barnsis

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...about 3 years ago

    Awesome capture, great processing!!!!

  • Thank you Cynthia, I just could not resist the smoke.

    – barnsis

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsabout 3 years ago

    Cool composite, very well done…Bravo!

  • Thank you. I could have never gotten this far without your help. The new CS5 makes selection much easier with complex images like this but the free transform, inverse selection and perspective crop all are thanks to you.

    – barnsis

  • BarbL
    BarbLabout 3 years ago

    Well, of course it should have smoke!! Well done, dear bro!

  • ☺ Thank you Sis

    – barnsis

  • David  Hughes
    David Hughesabout 3 years ago

    Awesome capture, Byron. I keeped looking for a capture like this of an old train on my adventure.

  • Thank you David, I know where you can find a bunch of them ☺

    – barnsis

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Disability and Beauty group.

  • Thank you Chris, what a great surprise and a great way to start the new week.

    – barnsis

  • billfox256
    billfox256about 3 years ago

    A really excellent capture!!!! Congratulations on being featured!!!! Bill

  • Thank you very much Bill

    – barnsis

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 3 years ago

    Excellent photo!!

  • Thank you Gena

    – barnsis

  • SusanP-MI
    SusanP-MIabout 3 years ago

    nice touch with the smoke stack.

  • Thank you, I thought so☺

    – barnsis

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