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Steam Trains & Winter Magic

September 3rd 2016
Steam Trains & Winter Magic. It's probably a boy's thing...the whiff of coal fed smoke...the sharp toot toot...the rattle of rails. Electric trains are so so...but steam trains...the mesmerising choo choo...hard to resist. Nearly lost my legs the first time so I'm now pretty careful. I was about 12...the last race for the steam trains from Sydney to Newcastle...so the whole school class wen ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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11th September 2016

Panoramic dancing
The first photo is so important and this one grabbed our attention. Were you talking about yourself when you spoke of train nuts waxing lyrical? ha ha Freaking that you ran into a school friend and he remembered you. Excellent. That must have been fun. Eager to see what the dancing ones do next.
11th September 2016

Panoramic dancing
So many interesting people in Katoomba MJ...so many photo ops...had to share. I went to school by train then the first 9 years of my working life...then not another train until the Sydney Olympics. When we discovered recently that it is sometimes faster to get into the city by train due to parking restraints got me to thinking...some of these slick new trains are pretty cool. Not being a train nut I still prefer to drive though!

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