Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Steam Train

My World, Thanks to Klaus, Sandy, Wren, Fishing Guy, Louise and Sylvia
A rare steam train came through Blenheim. I was working driving a taxi in Blenheim. On hearing the toot toot of the steam engine i drove to the railway station and took some photos. Because I was in the taxi i was able to drive over to the other side of the train where vehicles are not generally allowed and take these photos.
Crowds of people came to watch it at Blenheim railway station. The six red carriages were full of railway enthusiasts who were traveling the length of the country on holiday.


22 comments:

diane said...

That must have been loads of fun to see but especially to travel on the train.

rainfield61 said...

Haha...You brought your passengers along..

Sylvia K said...

I love trains! How fun that you got to see it! Great shots! Hope you have a great week!

Sylvia

Regina said...

Interesting world.
Great captures Glennis.

Shey said...

We have a similar post talking about steam trains but mine is about a miniature model. I think they are so cool. :)

Linda (PA_shutterbug) said...

I envy those railway enthusiasts who were traveling by train! These are wonderful photographs of the train. It is wonderful to see something rare and be able to photograph it to help retain the memory.

Serline said...

Not too easy to see the train here in Bangkok, but from my condo, we can hear the whistling regularly every day... Choo Choo!

Stephen Tremp said...

I've never rode on a train in my life. except for the train at Disneyland. But that's more of a ride. Enjoy your semi-retirement.

Stephen Tremp

fufu said...

still has steam car there... wow!!

Pooch Morning Glory said...

it would be so fun to be on that whole journey. i love train travel..
lucky you got some great shots
~laura

claude said...

Beautiful train of the past. A year I could see a old steam train in the station of the city. It is very interesting and that reminds me a took a steam train to go in Holidays from Paris to the countryside when I was a little child.

Me-shak said...

Wow, you are lucky to have seen that! Great stuff Glennis :D
Cheers!

Jacob said...

One does not see very many of these anymore. Nice photos. What a great trip that would be!

Marja said...

Great picture I love steam trains
In Waipara, close to christchurch they got a nice one as well.

Mama Zen said...

Oh, I love trains!

LindyLouMac said...

Hi, calling by to return the compliment:)

I would live to do a holiday on one of the great train journeys of the world.

Cloudia said...

love steam!




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claude said...

No Glennis, I did never visit the inside my the castle of my village, It is a private property.
Some people are living in it.

elena marin-alexe said...

Well I found Glennis dear! Hard interesting and nice here from you.
Blessing dear !

Kcalpesh said...

Wow, you don't see such trains these days! Lucky you! Nice captures and thanks so much for sharing!

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