Tag Archives for " Railway "

Still waiting for restoration - the GWR and British Railways logos on a loco's tender
Aug 10

#503. The Didcot dash

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

The last twenty four hours of our stay in the UK and something is nagging at me. Something I’ve forgotten, something important.   No, not to everyone. Just me.   My many trips to the UK in recent years have always left me time to indulge my passion for steam trains. This time, lots of […]

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So much for a sunrise landscape - Nikon D800e, Nikkor 80-200mm zoom
Dec 14

#436. A wet day out

By Paul Perton | Travel Photography

  The Interwebs is wonderful. The other day, I discovered that Ceres Rail – a new preservation group, with its base at the old South African Railways sidings at the town from which it gets its name – has just started running weekly scheduled steam hauled trips to the neighbouring town of Wolseley, some 16km […]

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Sep 15

#155. Saving Steam

By pascaljappy | Travel Photography

This is a guest post by Paul Perton, a talented English photographer living in South Africa and with a passion for steam trains. A beautiful online essay on this subject is available here : http://issuu.com/paulperton2/docs/saving_steam?e=2443592/4847084 Thanks a lot to Paul for the contribution. We hope others will follow and invite other readers to submit theirs […]

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