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© Carlo Pagan
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Time ago, when trains used vapor to work, I was the centre of the attention of the railroaders, the pride of the stationmaster, always perfectly cleaned, lucid, and lubricated.
Now that nobody care about me I’m not useful and I see trains pass, fast, not like the old ones, they painted me like a clown and I stay here waiting for some kids who want to climb over me, and for some photographer to get me a shot….

Un tempo, quando i treni funzionavano a vapore, io ero il centro dell’attenzione dei ferrovieri, ero l’orgoglio dei capo stazione, sempre perfettamente pulito, lucidato e lubrificato.
Adesso che nessun si cura più di me e non servo più a nulla e vedo passare treni velocissimi non come quelli di un tempo, mi hanno dipinto come un pagliaccio e rimango qui ad aspettare qualche bambino che ha voglia di arrampicarsi su di me e che qualche fotografo mi faccio qualche fotografia…

23 responses

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    il povero ragazzo poco ... haha

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    superb entry, Carlo

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    Love your use of the first person in your narrative Carlo,,great shot and very interesting entry

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever   gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    Excellent entry!

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    Good entry!!!!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    Attractive color combo and contrasts!

  • Patrick Marella

    Patrick Marella gave props (26 Sep 2010):

    I like this shot nice work !

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (27 Sep 2010):

    Great composition and details.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (27 Sep 2010):

    Perfect shot for the theme. And you're right...it is painted like a clown, and of no use now; how sad!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (27 Sep 2010):

    This is an outstanding image, and just perfect for the theme. Great job!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (27 Sep 2010):

    Excellent well done photo for the theme!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Sep 2010):

    S U B L I M E n t r y !

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (28 Sep 2010):

    this is wonderful!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio   gave props (1 Oct 2010):

    sensazionale!!!!

  • Stefania Mela

    Stefania Mela said (2 Oct 2010):

    Ciao!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (4 Oct 2010):

    Fantastic work Carlo!! I love this!!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (4 Oct 2010):

    Wonderful capture. I so like you sentiments about the passage of an era!

  • Mark Schneiders

    Mark Schneiders   said (10 Oct 2010):

    nice blueish color great capture.

  • Jacobz Johan

    Jacobz Johan gave props (12 Oct 2010):

    great catch and story!!!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (19 Oct 2010):

    Reallly super capture and great entry.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (20 Sep 2011):

    Training your sights on JPG's Theme Park.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (20 Sep 2011):

    neat sentiment and photo. it is a shame that it could not be left alone and restored back to its original state.

  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (22 Sep 2011):

    Fantastic entry ... well done

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