Old railway van


Nice observation Paul, I've sheltered in one or two of these walking the dales. This captures their continued decay nicely.

Thank you for your comments Willie and Graham, I think that all the old abandoned vans, trucks, barns etc have a wonderful character that changes over time and seasons. They shout out to be painted and drawn.

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Pencil a4 old railway goods van used as shed, till falling apart. Was quite a common sight on allotments and farms years ago.

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Paul (Dixie) Dean

I have sketched most of my life on and off I became interested in watercolour following a spinal injury whilst in hospital but did not follow it up. My eldest daughter bought me a beautiful wooden box set of half pans about twenty five years ago I dabbled on and off until retirement twelve years…

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