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Well, your Google-fu is certainly srtronger than mine! Thank you!

It is now owned by the Southern MI RR, a club in Clinton MI. I was going to check their website to see if they have any info. The photos of the complete train is their rolling stock. They do 3-4 hour excursions from spring-fall, although they don't yet have a 2020 schedule posted. The gondola in the middle has been converted to seating, probably the best car for photographers. I plan to give them a whirl if everything clears up this year.
 

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I thought I'd cheer you all up by posting this couple.
Well someone did shout all aboard".
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It's the shortest bit of track I've ever seen; just down the side of the church.
(And not Mu-43 either, sorry - Olympus TG5).
 

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I thought I'd cheer you all up by posting this couple.
Well someone did shout all aboard". View attachment 810833 View attachment 810834
It's the shortest bit of track I've ever seen; just down the side of the church.
(And not Mu-43 either, sorry - Olympus TG5).
I'd bet a cookie the old engineer has the most fun of all! A perfect retirement gig!
 

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The old signal box


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Sidetracked / GX9 & P12-60
 

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I would call it a caboose, but that might not be correct. On the main track, I never see cabooses (is cabeese the plural?). Usually engines at both ends.
Evidently it's called a 'short roof' or 'short body' caboose. Also found some reference to a 'transfer' caboose. Yours looks more caboosey than the one in my shot with the windows situated so the switchmen can watch the train. Mine looks more like a shed.
 

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Lumix GX9 & P12-60
 

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Captured at Grosmont on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Converted to Sepia for that traditional look.

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With or without mask Richard?

If they so choose - British Transport police can hit you with £100 ticket - so with mask. Considering I was on my way to donate an armful of Covid plasma, I don't know who I was supposed to be protecting.

Managed to run half a dozen frames off at the other end before the security gentleman informed me, quite wrongly that I was not allowed to take photographs on Network Rail property. I was late, so I didn't bother arguing. Resulting pano which mostly matches up below. EM1MK2/17mm f1.2.

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Christmas Eve 2016 in Leipzig Central Station, besides some railroad staff, only a few lost souls roamed the stations or waited for a train they wanted to catch.
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Another one from Leipzig Central, 20 days earlier. SVT 137 225 (Schnellverbrennungstriebwagen - Fast DMU) resides on its resting place, the dedicated musuem track at the far east side of the station. This was one of the trainsets which were further developed from the famous Fliegender Hamburger (Flying Hamburger) DMU, the Fliegender Hamburg was one of the worlds first streamlined trains built in the early 1930's and spawned a handful of other fast running DMUs through the 1930's. The top speed of 160 km/h or 100 mph would still be pretty decent even today. When the war started, they soon got sidelined, however some of them were again used in both East and West Germany by the new federal railroads during post-war years. At least in my eyes the design is almost timeless.
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Yet another train related picture, taken in Hamburg on a very nice late summer afternoon. People enjoying the day, while the sun is casting a nice rainbow on the Alster fountain. An ICE high-speed train crawls slowly over the Lombardsbridge towards Hamburg central station and if memory serves well enough, will load the majority of passengers for the long way to Munich.
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Canadian National freight heading south through Alix, Alberta.

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