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No 17 Departs the Station by Tom Gomez

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No 17 Departs the Station by 

A five shot sequence of Steam Train No 17 leaving the station at the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway in Bo’ness (properly Borrowstouness), Falkirk District, Scotland.

The Scottish Railway Preservation Society does a wonderful job of repairing and preserving old locomotives some of which are used to carry passengers on the private line from Bo’ness to Manual Junction.

0-6-0T no. 17 “Braeriach” was originally owned by the Wemyss Private Railway

Built by Andrew Barclay & Son, Kilmarnock, 1935 (works number 2017).

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)
Lens: Canon 18-55mm IS

Five individual RAW images, each Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro, then collaged in Adobe Photoshop.


Related shots can be found at: Bo’ness and Lowland Scotland.

Featured in : DSLR Users Group : 3 Apr 11

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  • Jadon
    Jadonover 3 years ago

    Superb mate..I’d like to see the individual shots.The first 2 or 3 jump out at me..

  • Cheers mate, very much appreciated. I already have some shots of this train posted. See all my Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway shots here

    – Tom Gomez

    BLYTHARTover 3 years ago

    I like number two the best.

  • Thank you kindly Dave …

    – Tom Gomez

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 3 years ago

    I think I like #2 the best also, though it’s nice to see the tower in the first shot. On the other hand, what I really want to do is RIDE. Great stuff, Tom.

  • Thank you so much dear Sheila, the nice thing about this place is you can ride on the train …

    – Tom Gomez

  • John44
    John44over 3 years ago

    Tom a compliment and a FAV
    Love this ‘series idea’
    Spot on Friend

  • Thank you my friend, just trying something a little bit different …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Poete100
    Poete100over 3 years ago

    Tom…very great idea…line them up so we can see them all at once…I do love trains!!! L

  • Thank you kindly Lorraine, very much appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • naturelover
    natureloverover 3 years ago

    Fabulous shots -do like 2/3 – but all excellent work Tom!

  • Thank you Pauline, always nice to have you drop by …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisover 3 years ago

    Wow these are fabulous shots Tom, I like 2 the best though it’s a tough call.

  • Thank you kindly dear Lynne, I was trying for something a little different as I already have a couple of shots of this train, see here and also here (this one is my favourite) …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 3 years ago

    Wonderful composition and processing Tom, very well presented!

  • Cheers Shaun, something a little bit different …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 3 years ago

    If I had my way Tom these images would be turned into official stamps!
    Obviously any letters with these stamps would be on time!
    Quality artwork Tom :o)

  • Cheers buddy, just a little idea, trying something different …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Sally Haldane
    Sally Haldaneover 3 years ago

    Fabulous images – No 2 for me too!

  • Thank you Sally, much appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

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