In-between lockdowns I had the opportunity to document this emporium of historical railway wonders and the people behind the skills and knowledge in maintaining these 100-year-old steam engines. I was incredibly keen to observe the environment and the interesting objects, tools and compositions that naturally occur in the ‘Shed’. Everyone knows about the impressive steam engines but there is a real sense of anonymity of who it is that is responsible for keeping this industry and these pieces of engineering alive for others to enjoy. Even within the project there is an atmosphere of privacy which is conveyed through small gestures throughout the project. I hope to have shown a side to the railway not often seen.
Eliza Coulson • Josh Croll • Tara Drummie • Tong Wei •