We Could Show You Incredible Things (the Beauty and Mystery of Railway Station Adoption)


The Beauty of Transport

Right across the country, local people are beautifying their railway stations. You might not notice these projects as you speed through a station on a train, especially if you have your head buried in a book or mobile phone. But if you get on or off at one such station, you’ll have appreciated the human touch of artwork, flowers or something else elevating your station’s waiting environment beyond merely the basic infrastructure needed for you to catch a train. I’ve been getting on and off at many different stations since the summer, and you might be surprised to discover that there are thousands of these projects.

These hauntingly beautiful solargraphs are displayed at Bishopstone station (the charms of which I have had a change of mind on; having got over my initial dislike of the station’s awkwardly-added gun turrets). They were created by pinhole cameras with exposure times of many…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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