Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge – August 27, 2017


The Big Hand from the Sky

The Big Hand from the Sky

This was an unintentional photo as the train controller decided to clean the rails just as I took my photo. “The Big Hand From The Sky” is  a kind of joke amongst model railway people as it is the entity that intervenes to rescue de-railed trains and blocked tunnels.

I don’t know how many passengers were in this carriage but someone needs to call the RSPCA.

Flogging a dead horse or two?

Author: Taswegian1957

Born in England in 1957 my family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. David passed away in 2015 and I'm here on my own now but I have Cindy the dog and Polly the cat to keep me company. I currently co-write two Wordpress blogswith my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and a "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania.

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