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Something I found interesting

Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by Andrew Flannigan, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    That looks startlingly Dutch - it really wouldn't be out of place on the other side of the North Sea.


  2. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    We have many the same. Very attractive. I must go into town and up to the street where the houses have similar decorative frontages.

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  3. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    I think you have all hit the right note...

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  4. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Do't give them too much credit. They'll be blowing their own trumpet soon.
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  5. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Haven't got one...
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  6. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    Not seen a butterfly do this before, but this small skipper just sat on this scabious flower beating its wings vigourously. As this was early evening it's unlikely to be a mating thing.

  7. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Spreading its pheromones around?
  8. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    This caught my eye as I was walking along Princes Street the other day!

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  9. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Yes that would get your attention :)
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  10. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Not so much interesting, but intriguing. Manchester Piccadilly had quite a large collection of train spotters out today, taking photos and writing the numbers down in their books. Why? It is totally beyond me. This train was like train porn to them for some reason, they got all excited. They then waved at train drivers. Not just the kids but the adults too. Strange.

    [​IMG]trainspotters by Nigel G, on Flickr
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  11. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Hmm, a Class 66 diesel loco, low number (50 out of nearly 500 built), one of the named ones ("EWS Energy"). Otherwise, no idea why they were so interested. Pulling an interesting cargo? Doing a rail-tour of some sort? Doesn't normally work in the North?
  12. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    No idea to any of the above. To me it is a train, albeit purple and yellow.
  13. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Fair enough. We get lots of them down here - in all the liveries...
    [​IMG]Class 66 by SteveH, on Flickr

    All pulling freight, from what I've seen.
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  14. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    The foreign ones can look quite strange to our eyes...

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  15. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Well, the Class 66 is foreign, sort of. Well, American design and it has foreign 'cousins'. Designed for use over here, it got further developed for use in forrin parts. As the EMD Class 66.
  16. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

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  17. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

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  18. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

    You've been kidding us, Nige. You're far more knowledgeable about trains than you were admitting. ;) :D
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  19. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    I am becoming a bit of a spotter. Here is blue train 534. I think this driver got lost though, driving on the bloody pavement. It was a bit too warm for my anorak though.

    [​IMG]perurail4 by Nigel G, on Flickr
  20. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    More and more of the agricultural equipment that passes along our roads down here in Devon looks as if it belongs to the Army. This outfit might just have come off the set of a war film in its green paint!

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