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Subject: [Leica] 3 more from the Railway workshop
From: at (Douglas Sharp)
Date: Thu Jul 6 14:46:18 2006
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Thank you , Philippe, for your kind words - if only I had been intending 
the shots to look like that - they are a last ditch effort at rescuing 
something from abysmally dark, grainy, badly stored slides.
Which only goes to show that one should never throw anything away 
immediately :-)

Philippe Orlent wrote:

> I'm not really interested in trains, but the graphism of the first  
> two photographs (as the one you showed before) opens up this subject  
> to a broader and unspecialised audience.
> Beautiful work. Good seeing.
> Thanks for showing,
> Philippe
> Op 6-jul-06, om 13:05 heeft Douglas Sharp het volgende geschreven:
>> Three more from the railway workshops in the Harz Mountain town of  
>> Wernigerode.
>> As far as I know, this is where they made bearings for locomotive  
>> axles, there is a bin of some kind of metal ingots to the right of  
>> the melting pot
>> Heavy Diesel-Electric locomotive, a strange hybrid - this is a  
>> standard gauge loco on a narrow gauge chassis, probably the 5-year  
>> plan for narrow gauge locomotives didn't work out.
>> Brigade - a communist German description for a group of workers  
>> working in a particular sector - probably  
>> Eisenbahnausbesserungswerksbrigade - Railway repair shop group -  
>> don't they love those long words :-)
>> Douglas
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