Train ride through time


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Outstanding photography notwithstanding they were shot many many years ago....text is all mine.

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Train ride through time

  1. 1. This show includes images from the years 1850 to 1945. These photographs present a unique view of our past. I included some text with a pinch of humour.
  2. 2. "Take the 'A' Train" is my choice of background music for this presentation. It is a jazz standard by Billy Stravhorn that was the signature tune of the Duke Ellington orchestra. It is arguably the most famous of the many compositions to emerge from the collaboration of Ellington and Strayhorn. It was recorded on Feb 15 th , 1941.
  3. 3. You cannot open a book without learning something. 
  4. 4. A pain in the ass to all costume designers.
  5. 5. Get off your horse and drink your milk. 
  6. 6. These boys have been at sea much too long.
  7. 7. Safe way not to blow your money away. (The Treasury Building)
  8. 8. It's marvellous, marvellous! Nothing will ever be as much fun. I'm going to photograph everything, everything…
  9. 9. I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens. 
  10. 10. Can you find the odd one out? It’s not the dog idiot!
  11. 11. Four asses on the beach!!
  12. 12. Ferry passenger sailing pretty as ash brings more air chaos!
  13. 13. I run on one horse power….cutting on costs, you know!
  14. 14. I was recently looking at what I can actually do to reduce consumption of petrol.
  15. 15. DHL: same day – emergency pickup and delivery.
  16. 16. I don’t think I will find a mobile retailer along this road!
  17. 17. The best 3 horse power method of pumping water onto the fire.
  18. 18. You want to keep your health then eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
  19. 19. This is my small two-wheeled horse driven cabriolet coupe version of the Beetle.
  20. 20. Please use automatic ticketing machines to buy your train tickets.
  21. 21. The two horses managed to move the load for half a centimeter, before total exhaustion. A Guinness World Record?
  22. 22. OMG, where has the fashion guru gone?
  23. 23. All aboard this self-propelled transport, once I get hold of the horse’s tail.
  24. 24. They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?
  25. 25. We must visit the Armani Fashion Shop their garments are impeccable, elegant and easy to wear.
  26. 26. I am not the Lone Ranger and Tonto is not my horse.
  27. 27. Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth, but women patisseries get you close to heaven.
  28. 28. How large is your biggest hot-dog? It’s for my wife!
  29. 29. This is the Louisville Tobacco Warehouse not Whorehouse!
  30. 30. Try to improve your fuel economy, stop the ‘injun’ from running!
  31. 31. Welcome to ‘Fresh Direct’ the best way to get ultra-fresh food saving yourself money, time and hassle.
  32. 32. This is the car that offers maximum comfort, agility, safety, ecology and driving fun....
  33. 33. I am not a transvestite, I am purely imitating Michael Jackson and his medical mask. Health reasons!!