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A new adventure - back in time #8

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 9 December 2017 in Transportation and Portfolio.

The Beamish North of England Open Air Museum is without doubt the greatest and biggest museum experience in North East England. Less than 25 minutes drive from South Shields every building in this museum has been sourced, catalogued, taken apart brick and brick, each part numbered, then rebuilt and reconstituted in an open air environment where everyone can walk around in the past. They have towns, villages, churches, mines, shops, farms, manor halls, a railway station, goods yard, and public transport. All of the old vehicles are lovingly restored and maintained on site in perfect working order, this place needs at least two or three visits to take it all in.

All of the pictures were shot very recently and then I attempted to age and fade them, and even damage them to recreate an authentic early 1900s feel. I hope you enjoy this series.

The No. 196 tram, of South Shields Corporation Transport, is stopping outside of the Barclays Bank in Town Square.

PENTAX K100D 1/500 second F/6.7 ISO 200 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Le Krop from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Superbe image.

9 Dec 2017 8:38am

STEED from D, France

I read this serie as a postcard's collection lost and found in a forgotten case .....Excellent,Curly ...

9 Dec 2017 10:09am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice work!
Amazing series.

9 Dec 2017 11:06am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

belle capture

9 Dec 2017 11:14am

steve from United Kingdom

Some really nice work, the ageing effect is very good indeed. Big smile.

9 Dec 2017 2:07pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Excellent !!!!!!

9 Dec 2017 3:40pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A fabulous image. The treatment is excellent.

9 Dec 2017 11:03pm

1/500 second
ISO 200
82 mm (35mm equiv.)