Great Northern Railway 85 at Killarney.

The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland operated a steam charter last week using former Great Northern Railway engine  85 Merlin.

Rich afternoon sun and a colourful train made for easy photos at Killarney on 3 September 2018.

These views were among the digital photos I exposed with my FujiFilm XT1.

I was playing with scale and focus while working with the light to make the most of shadows.

Which is your favorite?

Learn more about the RPSI: https://www.steamtrainsireland.com

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3 thoughts on “Great Northern Railway 85 at Killarney.”

  1. No. 1 with its high contrast certainly expresses the heat and sweat of this mechanical beast and its caretakers. Also channels the Art Deco era travel advertising posters of European Railways.

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