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Picture of the Week – Loco on the Road!

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Caledonian Railway’s locomotive 123 was moved from the Museum of Transport to the Riverside Museum late last week. Here we see it (covered in a blue tarpaulin) being transported along Dumbarton Road in the West End of Glasgow.

Bright sunny days in Glasgow are a treat for any photographer, and white fluffy clouds are an added bonus! The daylight has given the colour in this image a saturated glow so the contrast of the blue tarpaulin against the green foliage helps draw the attention of the viewer to the subject matter of the lorry’s load. The big blue train trundling along the road certainly was a head-turner!

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  1. Spectacular color in this great shot! I love that blue sky!

    photographyfree4all

    September 20, 2010 at 1:31 pm

    • Thanks! Keep an eye on our blog for pictures like this uploaded each week.

      ionashepherd

      September 21, 2010 at 10:09 am

  2. […] Finally, locomotive 123 was brought to Glasgow in 1966 when it became part of the collection at the Museum of Transport. Last week, its move to Riverside Museum was Picture of the Week. […]


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