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Train Windows
  Train Windows
Train Windows
On a recent trip to NC we saw this interesting train in N FL. The windows were oval, and there seemed to be no glass in them. Actually the mysterious train gave an illusion of only one wall...with no depth.


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    So when I actually could see close up on my computer screen, the trains that can be seen thru the windows gave it even more illusion of only one wall. lol

I haven't ever seen a train with oval windows like these before, have you?
8o)

7/24/2013 7:02:19 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Wow. No, I haven't. Ever...UNLESS....YES! I have it! This used to be an old carnival train and the windows were for the animals to put their heads out of it as the train slowly rolled into town. All the people would see the animals heads there and get exciting knowing the Carnival had come to them!!!

I bet this used to be painted green with gold trimmings!!! :D

What an awesome find! You did a great job capturing this totally unique image! I wonder what it is or was really for?

Bravo!

-Laura :)

7/24/2013 8:04:09 AM

 
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Super cool capture in more ways than one with the seemingly one sided window! Looks awesome, Nancy!!

7/24/2013 8:06:03 AM

 
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Laura
THANK YOU... I don't take photos much anymore...but this one caught my eye. Hand held, and this is it! lol

Ya, I really wonder what those cars are/were used for? Anyone know? 8o)

7/24/2013 8:07:15 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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What a great find and capture, Nancy!!!

7/24/2013 11:44:43 AM

 
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Colette
THANK you so much. 8o)

7/24/2013 1:11:07 PM

 
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Ellen
So sorry I missed your comment above...THANK YOU ever so much for your kind comment! 8o)

7/25/2013 5:06:02 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Interesting capture!!! :) I think it looks like a wall also!

8/1/2013 1:24:06 PM

 
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Tammy
THANK YOU for your response... If I hadn't seen it for real, I would really think it was a wall stage scene. lol
8o)

8/1/2013 6:45:05 PM

 
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