Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Art Deco Train

Do you have a blog you always read and never comment at? I have one, that is Ian Visits. He lives in London and he is very interested in his city's history, with a slight public transport bent. I can't interact with every blogger in the world, so I just enjoy his blog and keep my fingers still. Ian's blog is truly first class.

Ian recently posted this photo of the Art Deco interior of a 1938 Tube train carriage. Isn't it just a knockout.

13 comments:

  1. Yes I like it! a bit different to the current carriages.

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  2. It is a great photo and clearly Ian adheres to your school of photography (ie photos minus people).

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  3. I love that train!!

    There's probably a blog or three that I drop in on and don't leave comments.

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  4. Dianne, before plastic was invented and Bakelite fittings would not be appropriate.

    Victor, I do have some photos with people coming soon.

    It is Cazzie.

    Yep River. I have a few the same. Funnily they tend to be very well written and constructed blogs and popular too.

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  5. ooh I love that carriage. I want one to put in my backyard!

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  6. Fen, you will have to learn to smoke with an elegant holder, hold a martini glass and cross your stockinged legs nicely before you can sit on a seat.

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  7. I think you will have to contact your blogger and ask him to organise an excursion for us.

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  8. Wouldn't it be nice P&C. Although I am not sure how smooth the ride would be in comparison to modern carriages, not that the current Tube carriages are so smooth or quiet.

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  9. Just lovely and makes me wonder how long it would last on the Frankston line.
    Public Transport Users must have been more civilised back then.

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  10. One thing for sure Ann, they would not respect a wreck. If you keep standards up, you have a half a chance.

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  11. Does the next thing show my age?

    I do remember those trains, when I lived in London in the late 70's these were still driving around.

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  12. Peter I believe some are still running on the Isle of Man. They must look odd running around above ground. I bet you would take a less romantic view of 1938 train carriages.

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