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Just to let you know we have some new challenges starting Monday 1st July 2019, you can find more details here:

New TIPF Challenges

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Don't forget ... last few days to post in August In Focus Challenge. Deadline midnight on Sunday 31st August for your entries (a maximum of 4) in the latest monthly TIPF IN FOCUS challenge.

http://www.tipf.co.uk/forums/topic/29342-tipf-in-focus-august-2019-open-theme/

Good Luck  everyone ...;)

The Weekly Caption 26/08/2019

All you have to do is add a caption - or two if you fancy.....

http://www.tipf.co.uk/forums/topic/30771-the-weekly-caption-26082019/

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Entries close for this weeks Alphabet image at midnight Sunday 22nd September ... Post a pic taken this week  ...  How  unusual a subject beginning with 'L' can you come up with eh? .;)

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Loco 2857

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One of the visiting steam trains at the ELR's Autumn Steam Gala on Friday. Taken using the Tokina 11-20mm f2.8, at Rawtenstall. The trains that arrive at Rawtenstall un-hitch from the carriages at the front end, then move to the back to pull them back to Bury. This is a good spot to watch them as the move around, the wide angle lens means I can now get the whole engine and tender in frame.

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A bit of a pity about the modern building behind but architects seem to like these steel sheds.......

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That's a rather strange-looking loco. I assume from the eight small drivers that it must be a goods engine, and the short cab roof suggests it's quite old.

 

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Thanks James, apparently this class of loco was built between 1905-1919 for heavy freight work.

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