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Hard Slog

The gradient from Great Rocks Junction, through Peak Dale and up to Dove Holes Tunnel presents a real challenge for the many heavily laden stone trains that use it, with the locomotives usually working flat-out in notch 8 on the power controller. Freightliner 66587 'As One, We Can' is getting underway from Tunstead Sidings with the 16:49 to Northampton Castle Yard on a very hot 8th September 2021. The heat and exhaust haze from the locomotive distorts the view towards the stabling sidings at Peak Forest South Junction.

Photo Details
Gallery name / Photographer:November 2021 / Brian Newton
Camera:Nikon D5000
Lens:Nikon 55-200 zoom @280mm
Exposure including ISO (and film if used):ISO 400, 1/400sec @f9
Date Taken:08/09/2021
DateTime Original:2021:09:08 16:51:53
Exposure Time:1/400 sec
FNumber:f/9
Focal length:280 mm
ISO:400
Model:NIKON D5000