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This Old Shay

I found this old Shay logging engine somewhere off the freeway north of Seattle, Washington. It looked like it was waiting its turn for restoration. I was hangi...
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I found this old Shay logging engine somewhere off the freeway north of Seattle, Washington. It looked like it was waiting its turn for restoration. I was hanging on a fence in the rain to get this shot. Wish I know more about it.
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trainwoman July 16, 2017
Such unique machines..........too sad to see her like this
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mcampi July 16, 2017
It was sad bet she sat somewhere in the forest for years..All the colors and textures coughs my eye.
chuckrickman July 18, 2017
What a great discovery for you Mark. I am sure she is not alone up there. Many were used.
AnneDphotography July 18, 2017
brilliant find and capture !
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KayBrewer July 22, 2017
Looks like somebody made a big booboo! Great find!
kurtvolkle July 24, 2017
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mcampi July 24, 2017
Yes, saw it on the way back from the Falls. Several engines there but fenced off.
sweetpea72 July 28, 2017
Fantastic shot! シ
mihrt July 29, 2017
wow, this one is old, and to see all the rust and the moss growing !! One day the forest may engulf her - at least that often happened over the last 100 years....we will have to let the History Books tell the tale now.
GregFaster July 31, 2017
Nice work! An interesting mix of nature and machinery.
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nina050 August 04, 2017
Great find, capture and edit! You really did this old girl justice !
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SteBil30 August 09, 2017
Very Creative Mark!!
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carolcardillo October 07, 2017
Very cool. Nice find and composition.
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Steve--photography-- March 01, 2019
well done , great shot
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eelcovanroden March 02, 2019
Congratulations, wonderful textures!
hermanrobertsonjr March 02, 2019
Love this work!!!💯📸🎉👍🏽
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johnk83776 July 20, 2019
There is a list online of the 138 known surviving Shays. I wonder if this one is on the list?