Mark3s, Semaphores and a Crow: Irish Rail at Killarney 14 Years Ago


On this day, 10 January 2005, I exposed this Fujichrome Sensia II slide of an Irish Rail train from Tralee at Killarney, County Kerry.

This was shortly before Mini-CTC resignalling would close the cabin and remove all the classic mechanical signaling.

At the time 201 diesels and Mark3 carriages were the norm and not noteworthy; but they seem pretty cool today.

I like the crow perched on the semaphore blade.

Nikon F3 with 180mm Nikkor telephoto, metered manually with a handheld external meter.

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