25 January 2009

Flickr Sunday Best: Laira

Plymouth Laira Devon 4th January 1975 by Loose Grip 99 from Flickr

©Loose Grip 99

OK, it's underexposed, the lighting posts are in the way and don't zoom in too closely................ but it is unmistakably a Class 52 Western! The drifting diesel fumes against the sunlight give it a bit of romance. Grabbed through the window of a passing Peak hauled train from Plymouth to Birmingham. You take what you can get.”

This is just one of nearly 3000 brilliant black and white photos by Loose Grip 99 from all across the country. Visit his Flickr Stream HERE.

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Sorry for the lack of updates over the last few days. I lost a close and well loved cousin during the week which was a real shock to us all. Blogging didn't seem that important for a while!

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