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Saturday, 30 July 2011
Off the Rails
This is an often-taken photographic image with rail tracks stretching towards an engine, infinity or just the buffers. It comes from Orkney, not a railway centre, but where standard and narrow gauges were laid down, particularly in the war-years. Here is the scene at Lyness where the Visitor Centre displays the history of Scapa Flow, especially during the two World Wars.