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There's a Track Winding Back - Inglewood Qld Australia by Beth  Wode

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There’s a track winding back
to an old-fashioned shack,
Along the road to Gundagai.
Where the gum trees are growin’
and the Murrumbidgee’s flowin’
beneath the starry sky.
Oh my mother and daddy are waitin’ for me
And the pals of my childhood once more I will see
And no more will I roam ‘cos I’m headin’ right for home
Along the road to Gundagai.

This Australian folk song was written by Jack O’Hagan in 1922. Now I know he wasn’t singing about a railway track but it was the first song that came to mind when I was photographing this.

This railway line is right next to the caravan park at Coolmunda Dam and was only 10 feet from where I was camping.. at 2am in the morning a freight train comes by! Do you know how loud a freight train is at 2am?? I thought it was going to run right over the top of me the first night! :)

Nikon D7000

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  • Beth  Wode
    Beth Wodealmost 3 years ago

  • fazza
    fazzaalmost 3 years ago

    this is great beth!!now ill have that tune in my head the rest of the day,thanks,fazza

  • LOL Fazza, yes its one of those tunes isn’t it?

    – Beth Wode

  • Astrid Ewing Photography
    Astrid Ewing P...almost 3 years ago

    That’s so beautiful!

  • Hi Astrid, thank you :)

    – Beth Wode

  • Judith Cahill
    Judith Cahillalmost 3 years ago

    Great processing

  • Thank you Judy :)

    – Beth Wode

  • Judith Cahill
    Judith Cahillalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations this POWERFUL image has been featured in

    26th February 2012

    CLICK HERE to view all of the featured works. :)

  • Hi Judith, somehow I missed this! Thank you so so much for your fabulous feature :)

    – Beth Wode

  • Nicole DeFord
    Nicole DeFordalmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous! I’m lovin’ it! :)

  • Thank you Nicole :)

    – Beth Wode

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful work..

  • Wow thats wonderful, thank you Lori :)

    – Beth Wode

  • Bevlea Ross
    Bevlea Rossalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations in making the TOP 10 in Tickets Please

    From your hosts Melissa and Bevlea

  • WOIW thats so great, thank you Bev :)

    – Beth Wode

  • Peter Doré
    Peter Doréalmost 3 years ago

  • Tracie Louise
    Tracie Louise10 months ago

    Fantastic POV.

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