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Refueling the Iron Horse


A maintenance worker meticulously refuels a vintage steam train at Tilden Regional Park, showcasing the enduring legacy of railway transportation. Full Description: Captured on a bright and sunny day on May 11, 2024, at Tilden Regional Park, this image vividly details the process of maintaining a classic steam locomotive, christened OAK. The photograph focuses on an adult male, carefully refilling the engine with water using an old-fashioned, green watering can. Amidst puffs of steam and the intricate details of the train's aged machinery, the shot emphasizes the blend of human effort and mechanical power. These regular upkeep rituals ensure that the steam train continues to enchant visitors, preserving a slice of railroading history. This image not only celebrates historical preservation but also highlights the role of human hands in keeping the past alive and operational.

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