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Playing trains - part 1

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 27 April 2011 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

In my next few posts we will ‘play trains’ at the Canberra Model Railway Expo. At least here the trains run on time!

These guys take great pride in the miniature world they build. They will keep on working to refine a finished layout to get that final almost real look.

NIKON D5000 1/100 second F/3.2 ISO 1600 16 mm

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

Appealing. :)

27 Apr 2011 5:12am

marci from in, Morocco

ah, boys and their toys!!

27 Apr 2011 6:11am

mayoline from Hoorn, Netherlands

Ah a boy with a toy !!!! ;-)))

27 Apr 2011 6:30am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Passion quand tu nous tiens ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

27 Apr 2011 7:05am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I kinda surprise myself that that my love of this did not survive my childhood . . but somewhere in a box are all the vital ingredients . . now, where did I put that box ?!

27 Apr 2011 7:28am

k@ from Paris, France

We're all like Tony, aren't we ? Craving to climb up our childhood train !

27 Apr 2011 7:29am

tataray from france, France

Un passionné...
Belle scène.
Bonne journée.

27 Apr 2011 7:56am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great fun..enjoying driving..nice shot.

27 Apr 2011 8:09am

BBM from United Kingdom

Hes busy..great capture !

27 Apr 2011 8:19am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Tony playing with the light rail. I see myself playing with my brothers electric train. I love toy trains and real! Best regards, Adela

27 Apr 2011 8:23am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

The difference between men and boys? The cost of their toys!

27 Apr 2011 8:40am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The set is wonderfully convincing. Nicely caught doc shot

27 Apr 2011 9:06am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

When I think of the hours and the money spent on building mine just to discover that my children grew out of it.......oh dear!

27 Apr 2011 9:33am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

J'adore ça !

27 Apr 2011 9:39am

Mhelene from Paris, France

O That's very serious ! great framing !

27 Apr 2011 10:10am

Anne from 新加坡, Singapore

Perfect timing shot and framing...the guy is seriously at work to show us all the fine details...excellent !

27 Apr 2011 10:25am

franz from Baden, Austria

oh yes, i know this look of determination and pride! one of my co-workers has a whole garden house filled with his model train landscapes! it must be a fun thing to do, but it's not for me, i guess ... ;-))

27 Apr 2011 10:37am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Nice shot!

27 Apr 2011 10:45am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice shot . excellent

27 Apr 2011 12:45pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Tony looks to be totally involved in this project! Nicely captured Stephen! ;-)

27 Apr 2011 1:04pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Oh I LOPVE trains,...I gre up in a railroad town..well seen, Stephen...and is it me or does Tony here look just a bit like an aging Clapton???

27 Apr 2011 2:54pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Excellent shot. Great framing. These 'play trains' are really fantastic. Love it. :)

27 Apr 2011 4:41pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

Wonderful shot of every boys dream. When I was driving across country & saw trains I remembered how we all wanted to be a train engineer or a fireman. It seemed funny that being a truck driver didn't hold the same romance?

27 Apr 2011 5:47pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

Un grand enfant :)

27 Apr 2011 6:40pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A very cool angle, giving depth to the train world. I had a school friend whose dad was seriously into this. He built an amazing little village and train depot in their basement. I look forward to this new series. Cheers.

27 Apr 2011 6:44pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

A big child, he seems to be really into it, nice shot !

27 Apr 2011 6:57pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Cool! I love these model railroads these folks can build.

27 Apr 2011 7:41pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

You have captured the total involvement the train driver has with his miniature train world. Great shot.

27 Apr 2011 7:54pm

JCJ from Troyes, France

cool, il est captivé!

27 Apr 2011 8:12pm

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

I think this will be an exciting series...

27 Apr 2011 10:10pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

terrific. i love his focus of attention

27 Apr 2011 10:41pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, what a model railroad - I'm sure this guy would be proud to have a copy of this photo. Great shot!

27 Apr 2011 11:41pm

London Caller from London, United Kingdom

Few weeks ago, I took a heritage railway from Alton to New Alresford in Hampshire. :)

28 Apr 2011 9:29am

Suzanne from Melbourne, Australia

playing for keeps...:))

28 Apr 2011 9:34am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Fantastic capture! I've built a few model railroad sets in my day.

29 Apr 2011 4:07am

1/100 second
ISO 1600
16 mm