I decided to add an optional soundtrack to this post so if you wish some aural accompaniment scroll down to the bottom for the marvellous Anxious Heart from the old yet fantastic Playstation game Final Fantasy VII. The music first features (if memory serves) whilst the player negotiates a hazardous train graveyard and that is a good enough if slightly tenuous link for the post but also I think it fits so that’s alright then.
I came across this photo by accident and after marvelling at all the details it had to offer, sat wondering where such a tunnel would lead.
The obsolete railway line glimpsed briefly as I thunder by, peels off to a bygone era. Overgrown and untended its track leads to the melancholy past. Glimpsed through a steamed up window in cold weather, my thoughts melt into the heat of the train and the rhythmic gyrations lead me to doze and imagine the end of that forgotten line: Read the rest of this entry »