A Victorian Day Out
on Britain's Bluebell
is a Steam Safari by Erik
Ledbetter. The Steam Safaris are a series of railway adventures
aboard the great preserved steam trains of Europe and North America.
You can explore the other Safaris by clicking here,
or on the Steam Safari! link in the navigation bar at the bottom
of the page.
in A Victorian
Day Out were all taken on Saturday February 17, 2001 during the Bluebell
Railway's 2001 Winter Steam-Up. All the images were taken with an Olympus
OM-1 SLR on either Kodachrome 64 or Kodachrome 200. Slides were scanned
for the Web using an HP Photosmart S20 slide scanner and processed using
Adobe Photoshop 4.01 for Windows.
Railway is located in East Sussex near
the scenic Ashdown Forest. The railway is owned and operated by the
Bluebell Railway Preservation Society, a non-profit voluntary membership
organization. The Bluebell is 100% steam powered, and operates weekends
all year round and daily May-September. The line can be accessed via
Connex SouthCentral's service from London Victoria to East Grinstead,
connecting at the station to the 473 bus service. For further information,
see the Bluebell's excellent and comprehensive Web site at http://www.bluebell-railway.co.uk.