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The end of the line

I went back to Chinnor over the weekend, the factory has gone, the railway has been tidied up, no doubt because of the expensive new homes that now occupy the landscaped factory site. Catch the moment, it will soon be history. Shot in 2006.

comments (18)

Shame in a way. This is very dramatic.
John Prior: Thanks Graeme, all things must pass.
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
  • 5 Apr 2011, 03:17
A fascinating place. The greyscale seems very fitting.
John Prior: Thank you Sherri
  • DEBB
  • United Kingdom
  • 5 Apr 2011, 03:30
I love this photo. The Black&White is very dramatic.
John Prior: Thanks DEBB for visit and comment
overgrown vegetation, rusty looking rails and an old decrepit wagon. makes a nostalgic kind of a composition. nice find
John Prior: Thanks Ayush, this sort of thing always appeals smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 5 Apr 2011, 07:30
It looks like the end of an era John
John Prior: Yes indeed, but presents a interesting subject in passing, thanks Chris.
  • Chad Doveton
  • Where latitude and longitude meet.
  • 5 Apr 2011, 08:28
Very good John, I like the low perspective.
John Prior: Thanks Chad, rails are great for this.
  • Chantal
  • Nederland
  • 5 Apr 2011, 09:04
amazing treatments, compliments
John Prior: Very kind Chantal smile
Beautiful symmetry in the composition of the photo. Fantastic B & W. A greeting.
John Prior: Thanks a lot Pedro
Another cracking shot John.
John Prior: Cheers Michael.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 5 Apr 2011, 12:46
Good title,good photo
John Prior: Thanks a lot Vintage
A very nice capture with great composition John and lovely in b&w. It realy does look like the end of the line and in a way it is quite sad.
John Prior: Thank you Laurette
Excellent image John. It is very satisfying to have a before picture from a changed place.
John Prior: Yes indeed Brian,Thanks
Nice mono conversion John.
John Prior: Cheers Bill.
Super shot John smile
John Prior: Thank you Linda
Well captured John. Beautiful composition. Such a pity that this railway will soon be history. At least you had the opportunity to capture what will soon be seen as history.
John Prior: Thank you Elsabe
Love the mood of the image.
John Prior: Thanks a lot smile
Great scene and wonderful BW. Really like this kind of pictures!
Have a nice day.
  • chunter
  • United Kingdom
  • 18 Apr 2011, 11:14
This one stood out from your last page of thumbnails for me, although they're all pretty darn good.

It's probably the symmetry and the mono processing combined that appealed.

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