Photography I Quite Prefer The Old Trains Posted on May 28, 2020June 15, 2020 by Thomas Slatin New York Central System 4097 2020 Sharing Is Caring...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInRedditMorePrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... Post Navigation Previous Post Some Place In My Mind Where I Go Time To Time Next Post Thomas Slatin Quote 23 thoughts on “I Quite Prefer The Old Trains” In the late 40s early 50s, most railroads in Bristol, VA where I lived, switched from steam engines to the sleek diesels. I thought they were beautiful. I say “most” because in the mountains the diesels were not powerful enough to pull heavy coal cars up the steep inclines in the mountains. There steam engines reigned. Loading... Reply Many of the railroads in Bristol chose sleek diesels. I believe they are awesome. Loading... Reply Old is definitely gold. I have a lot of good memories of the past. Loading... Reply I totally agree with you. Old trains have that nostalgic vibe that I really miss. Loading... Reply I like the blue color on this old train. I think this is a good old train, looks so classic. 🙂 Loading... Reply Wow, what a beauty. One thing about this trains is that they are very strong, stronger than what we have today. And really slower Loading... Reply This train looks strong mere looking at it. I am fully in support of this point. Loading... Reply Oh yess, old trains can be majestic and reminders of great memories of past times. Loading... Reply Old trains for me is classy. It is a good ride too. Loading... Reply Me and you both Tom. I also prefer old trains. Loading... Reply Something about old trains just makes them so beautiful. Much better than the modern ones. Loading... Reply I have noticed you have quite a few old train photos. You must be very passionate about them. Loading... Reply You should publish a book with all your train photos. That’d be amazing!! Loading... Reply Every part of the photo is in good focus. Very well executed shot. Loading... Reply I like how strong these old trains were. They were practically indestructible! Loading... Reply This train looks old but beautiful and strong. I want to try this one if restored. Great quality. Loading... Reply It’s difficult to see these trains nowadays. That makes this very special. Loading... Reply I would give anything to ride in one of these old trains. I never got the chance to do so. Loading... Reply I’m surprise the train is in such a good condition. It is definitely a couple of decades old Loading... Reply The train is curiously short. I doubt it was a passenger train. Loading... Reply This relic of a train belongs in a museum. It should be restored and displayed for people to view. Loading... Reply I am always fascinated by trains. Even though I have not ride one, I would like to try to ride a bullet train in the future. This one looks so vintage that it might be wise to keep it intact for future bidders. Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.