Not much to offer in the way of mental stimulation this weekend, so I will let the photos taken over the week speak for themselves...
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Damage to the front of 544's lead loco after finding a tree at Ruatangata. Busted all the front windows, smashed off the horn and did some panel beating as it went past...
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Nothing beats a well calibrated eyeometer
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Mini-tamper being put to good use.
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Progress at Manutahi is steaming along.
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528 and 545 crossing at Wanganui.
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And a cheesy wedge...
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Long rake of FE log wagons being loaded at Aramaho.
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Need I say anything...
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Patea by the sea! It looked just so good I just had to capture it...
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545 crossing the Whenuakura river.
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A scungy ex Aucklander on the point of 545 at Waitotara.
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And a quick step back in time to 2006. I was on my first ever trip on the SWL for familiarisation and we had to wait in the loop at Tiriroa, deep in the Buller Gorge. The scenery on the West Coast is just outstanding!
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Steve m
10/21/2012 10:21:01 pm

Cheers for the updates andrew. and some cracker shots of the milkies, Especially like the last shot in the buller gorge :)

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