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Crane at Work

 

A steam traction engine built by John Fowler & Co of Leeds helps move some coal trucks around the pit yard at the Beamish Open Air Museum during the reccent Great North Steam fair.

 

 

Crane at Work

 

A steam traction engine built by John Fowler & Co of Leeds helps move some coal trucks around the pit yard at the Beamish Open Air Museum during the reccent Great North Steam fair.

 

 

comments (7)

  • Chris
  • England
  • 19 Apr 2012, 06:51
It may be primitive technology by today's standards but it really works doesn't it!
Les Auld: Indeed it does Chris, thanks for the comment.
One of my earliest memories is seeing a "steamroller" go past our house when we lived in London!
Les Auld: I seem to have such vague memories as well Bill, thanks for the comment.
Great evocative treatment as always Les.
Les Auld: Thanks Fred, HDR and NIK Effects always help with this sort of subject, thanks for the comment.
  • Pedroeric
  • United Kingdom
  • 19 Apr 2012, 10:03
Great capture Les men and there magnificent machine.
Les Auld: All working in harmony Peter, thanks for the comment.
Excellent shot Les, the treatment really suits it.
Les Auld: Thanks Frank, a bit of HDR and NIK colour Effects works wonders.
Another of your fine images from Beamish, I always enjoy those Les.
Les Auld: Plenty more on the PC Brian, thanks for the comment.
A magnificent working machine
Les Auld: It is indeed Martin, thanks for the comment.

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