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Steam Extraviganza in the UK

Thought people might like to see some pictures of the recent Steam Extravaganza that was held near me..

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By mid afternoon, the place was hazy with smoke and steam from the engines, the first time i have seen this in rl, and a good indication of how it may have been at times in the past.

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5 Comments

  1. Nathaniel Lorefield Nathaniel Lorefield August 9, 2011

    I am jealous. Wish I could attend something like that. Wonderful photos.

  2. Leia Rossini Leia Rossini August 10, 2011

    What a great display of steam…Thank you for sharing Tepic! 

  3. Junie Ginsburg Junie Ginsburg August 10, 2011

    A great collection of images, Tepic…thanks for sharing!

    Was that a steam calliope in there by the carousel picture? If so, did they fire it up? Have never heard a real one.

    • Tepic Harlequin Tepic Harlequin August 10, 2011

      Yes, one definitely steam, two others probably electric/pneumatic. Gadget was very interested in them, and discovered that the control card stacks (punched cards!) were generic, and can be used on most machines.

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