Locomotive no. 26 "Ir. P.H. Bosboom", born as Loc 21 in Hannover, Germany. Build by Hanomag in 1922 for the railservice in Limburg, The Netherlands.
It is a very strong locomotive, designed for the hills. On the flat area it reaches a topspeed of 60kmh (could be faster if the drive design wasn't designed for climbing).
I guess it was taken to Germany during the second world war, because they rediscovered it only in 1973 at a German company. From 1974 it is back in Holland, now at the Museum Stoomtram in Hoorn where you can still find it and ride it today.
This photo was taken at Wognum station, while I was walking the dogs (again). It is very useful when the railway runs trough your backyard...
No people got on or off, the train was still moving when this was shot.
I chose a B&W conversion because the greens of the landscape and the blues of the sky dominated the scene. Because it was exposed for the sky, the train needed some massive shadow recovery.
1) FM Chroma Noise Reduction
2) Manual Curves, black point only
3) Cropped tighter
4) FM B&W Pro, B&W with Red filter and Shadow Recovery at maximum setting (the train is dark green, the front circular thing and pipe are black and the big iron front just above the rails is strong saturated red).
5) Dodging & Burning on a 50% grey overlay layer (faces and a bit of smoke)
7) USM in Lab Mode on Lightness channel
8) Save for the web