Going Loco In Eltham (The Upside)

 

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There are someĀ  good spots along the Hurstbridge line for taking train photos, unfortunately in this day and age, the type of traffic is limited to electric trains and a steam train once a year, so for the diehard gunzel opportunities are limited. There are occasional exceptions such as this rail-grinder captured by Martin Bennet (a local), in the dead of night back in 2009, or this ballast train, also captured by Martin in 2010.

Trains and cameras were fewer and further between pre digital, but a few interesting photos have survived into the twenty first century.

 

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