Had the opportunity last weekend to visit Travel Town, the train museum in Los Angeles and got to walk among the iron beasts of yesteryear. Enormous trains that weigh tons and much like dinosaurs they too became extinct but available for us to see and appreciate what the railway was about back in the day. .
I get inspired by simply walking around and focusing on detailed shots of what makes these trains, an opportunity to capture the a photo study of history interpreted my way and in black and white to emphasize the detail, historical value and respect for what these trains use to be. I simply love things of history and to be able to photograph them
Yesterday we spent a wonderful day exploring EVERY inch of Travel Town 🚂. Matthew wanted to see everything. We went in all the open cars and Matthew had so much fun walking everywhere on his own. No more strollers for him. #latergram#traveltown#matthewchristopher#sixteenmonths
Today I had the opportunity to spend with some historical beasts...locomotives from the past. Travel Town is the place near Griffith Park that has a collection of old locomotives that were an essential part of California's railway. My visit's intention was to photograph these trains as well as detailed shots with black and white conversions in mind. This iPhone pic is a sepia toned conversion to show the a vintage classic quality. I love historical places and things!😊👌🏼
Southern Pacific #3025
Built in 1904 by American Locomotive Company in New York
70' long, weight 115 tons