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This morning.

On Bray Head in Co Wicklow.

Emergency services (second picture) at the scene of a fire which broke out on Bray Head this morning (top) which has caused damage to railway infrastructure – forcing the line between Bray and Greystones to be closed for the rest of the day.

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Andrew Wilcox’s portrait of Bruce Zaccagnino and the nearly 4,800m³ railway diorama he’s built over the last four years at his Flemington New Jersey home.

MORE: An Up-Close and Personal Look at the World’s Largest Model Railroad (Atlas Obscura)

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The Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture (‘Little Belt Railway’) in Paris, built in 1852, largely abandoned since 1935 (aside from one increasingly underused section), lovingly documented since 2011 by photographer Pierre Folk.

As local developers eyeball the land for new apartments and office blocks, Parisian railway enthusiasts want it preserved, possibly transformed into a series of urban parkways like the nearby Promenade Plantée which inspired New York’s High Line.

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Japanese artist Akihiro Morohoshi has spent years creating detailed miniature railroad dioramas. Lately he’s taken to embedding these whimsical scenes on everyday objects.

More at his website where he also offers custom commissions.

Previously: Tiny Dramas

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