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SIMLA TRAIN


SIMLA TRAIN
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Copyright: YOGESH MASURIA (masuria) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 67 W: 38 N: 24] (594)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-10
Categories: Transportation
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-15 3:05
Viewed: 5592
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The track from the town of Kalka, at the edge of the plains, to Simla, the former summer capital of British India, is a marvel of engineering.


Work began to lay the lines on steep Himalayan terrain in 1889.

The track rises dramatically from 650 metres above sea level to a breathtaking 2,100 metres, passing through 103 tunnels, 969 bridges, 919 curves and 18 railway stations along the way.

The railway was inaugurated by Lord Curzon, the British viceroy in India, in November 1903.

However, all has not been well with the imperial engineering marvel recently.

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hi Yogesh
very nice POV and DOV.
good snap shot fom the train, na d also nice place too.
its like an old bridge and look very artistic view.
very well done.

rgds
Haldian

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  • moli Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1398 W: 269 N: 2111] (13209)
  • [2008-05-15 5:28]

Hi Yogesh.
Very well captured picture from the train. Managed very original point of view.
My compliments.
Janek Kloss

Hi Yogesh,
Beautiful photo,nice angle,good colors.Congratulation.
Best regards,
Ralf

nice bridge under the train, and good looking environment
regards
jo

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  • ved Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 102 W: 16 N: 12] (662)
  • [2008-05-17 22:39]

a very nice take... the round of the bridge is quiet effective
tfs
ved

Well composed with good lead-in from the lower left corner here Yogesh. Good work!

Perhaps a little more at the bottom - if the railway exited the shot towards the upper 1/3rd of the frame it would be even more powerful, but this is good too!

Congratulations!
Rew

Amazing!
And those people are sitting...
Doors are open...??
Cheers

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  • Fortuna Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 3811 W: 2520 N: 16] (72)
  • [2010-03-28 18:00]

Boa noite Yogesh,

Uma ótima fotografia, excelente profundidade de campo e perspectiva.
As cores são bem reaise a luz está muito bem dosada.
Parabéns pelo seu trabalho aqui.
Um forte abraço,
Sergio

Hi, Yogesh. An excellentpoint of view captured with good timing of this clorful train. The greenery and the old bricks have character. Good sharpness and perspective.Cheers and you have a nice day.Cheers.

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