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Posted by: RobR Posted on: Mar 25th, 2002, 5:04pm
Greetings!
 
Here's something to get the ball rolling a bit:  Show us your favorite of the railroad photographs you have taken!  
 
Until we get the ability to post photos here, we'll have to just put up links to them.  Here's one of my better ones:
 
http://clevelandrails.railfan.net/Photos/WLE/wle2679.htm
 
I've got some more railroad photos along with some stranger work at http://clevelandrails.railfan.net .
 
RobR
Posted by: Leesome1226 Posted on: Mar 25th, 2002, 6:09pm
Hmm, this is really tough so I will Narrow it down to just three
 
http://leesome1226.tripod.com/Pictures/WC99westtown.jpg
 
http://leesome1226.tripod.com/Pictures/rn2392mh2.jpg
 
http://leesome1226.tripod.com/Pictures/Chessie8628bridge.jpg
 
Check out my Website here,
http://leesome1226.tripod.com/index.htm
 
Chris
Posted by: Jerry Posted on: Mar 26th, 2002, 1:24am
My all-time favorite? Probably still this moldy oldie I shot by accident a long time ago
 

 
Canon A1, 50mm f/1.8, Kodachrome 64
Posted by: RobR Posted on: Mar 26th, 2002, 8:19am
Chris,
 
I'm afraid your URLs to the individual pictures didn't work out.  When I clicked on them, I got redirected to a mostly empty page at http://leesome1226.tripod.com/adm/interstitial/remote.jpg .
 
RobR
Posted by: Plantmaniac Posted on: Mar 26th, 2002, 11:34am

 
I don't think I could choose one image that is a favorite, but here is a recent view that I'm very fond of. A northbound CSX freight runs through the fields of north central Ohio near Deshler this March. Image by Brian D. Plant
Posted by: RobR Posted on: Mar 26th, 2002, 11:48am
Brian,
 
Thanks for posting.  I was hoping you'd show up here!!!
 
RobR
Posted by: pontiac59 Posted on: Apr 2nd, 2002, 11:45am
Ya know, I've shot slides for the better part of 10 years... all the best stuff is on them.  I can scan them, kinda, but it's a pain...  and I have all sorts of stuff.  Probably my favorite was when I caught WAHJ-14 around Sept. 1992 putting a train together in the yard at Himrod Jct (long since to Finger Lakes)... I went to the first crossing south of the yard and when they pulled out with a long cut I shot the headend over the crossing... tree-lined, narrow road with only about a third of the GP40-2 visible.  With an old (1950's) Kodak all manual job and K64 film, too.   If I remember right I chased him to Watkins Glen, came back up the other side of the lake, and made it back to Geneva in time to chase WAGY-12 to Auburn, totally unplanned.   Course that's also the same train we chased another time where I ran over something in the yard, noticed the tire leaking badly at the second grade crossing, changed it (no Nascar pit stop there), and STILL beat him to the Glen - by a good half hour!
 
I can add an image I really like... this is November 1995 at Phelps on the Canandaigua Secondary, WAGY-12 with Conrail 1955 and a few cars.   Finger Lakes is still a few weeks or so off -  
 
Posted by: tetsuo Posted on: Apr 4th, 2002, 11:25pm
I don't really have a favorite shot as of yet. To tell the truth I end up hating everything by the next tiem I get out fanning...  
 
Nailed this one a few weeks back in Hoytville OH heading west at dawn..
 
Ketih
 
Posted by: railohio Posted on: Apr 5th, 2002, 5:58pm
This is still one of my all-time favorite shots, even though I've shot so many since then, July 12, 2001, in Deshler, Ohio.
Posted by: PaulWWoodring Posted on: Apr 6th, 2002, 1:33pm
Wish I had capability of posting it, but sad to say it was over 20 years ago, and I haven't been able to top it.  A really great vertical "volcano" shot of 614 assaulting Seventeen Mile Grade at Swanton, MD in Sept. 1980.
Posted by: Bob Posted on: Apr 7th, 2002, 8:10am
Brian,
Nice picture, almost looks fake (I mean that in a good way)
Bob
 
on Apr 5th, 2002, 5:58pm, railohio wrote:       (Click here for original message)
This is still one of my all-time favorite shots, even though I've shot so many since then, July 12, 2001, in Deshler, Ohio.

Posted by: greenthumb Posted on: Apr 14th, 2002, 2:27pm
From a day trip to the Arizona and California back in Sept 2000.  The Old Woman Mountains frame the east bound train after picking up loads from the BNSF at Cadiz.  The 3751 is scheduled to run this line in August 2002.
Posted by: ENRailway Posted on: Apr 14th, 2002, 4:52pm
this has got to be my favorite photo. Shot by Mick Hall. It's VIA RDC's 6135 and 6133 negotiating the rolling profile north of Langford.
Posted by: Alcofan Posted on: Apr 20th, 2002, 1:59pm
Here is ONE of my favorites if I can get to download.
Posted by: n01jd1 Posted on: Apr 29th, 2002, 3:55pm
Here is one of my favorites. Its CSX 8472 a Helm leaser GP-40X and an AC60 on Q-110 inside the USMA in West Point, NY, just north of the tunnel. Sadly this location has been off limits since 9/11.  
Posted by: JoE Posted on: Apr 29th, 2002, 8:12pm
This is one of my fav's, 5000 and 5001 (diversity in motion engines) flanking some other CSX engine, they were prety clean too.
~JoE~
Posted by: RobR Posted on: Mar 25th, 2002, 5:04pm
Here's one that I'm happy with from down here in SJ.  
 
Although it's not my absolute FAVORITE, it's one of the best prints I have from my website (shoot slides as priority, but don't have a slide scanner).
 
It's NS Dash 9 8941 entering the yard limits at Paulsboro, NJ in October, 2001.  Take care everyone.
Posted by: el03440 Posted on: May 6th, 2002, 8:52pm
Here's one of my favorites from a time when the Monongahelia was an independent railroad. A time when it was owned but not controlled by CR and CSX. A time when it was fun to go down and see friends and the trains they operated on a railroad that was above all FRIENDLY.
The photo was taken at Mather, Pa 6/15/90. A few short months and the MGA would be just another part of Conrail
John D.
Posted by: NathBDP Posted on: May 31st, 2002, 3:25pm
Posted by: Peirce Posted on: Jun 21st, 2002, 10:32am

 
I don't know if I could ever pick just one photo as a favorite.  If it is one I feel particular satisfaction or an sense of accomplishment from, it could make a "favorites list."
 
This one has something more than the usual factors going for it because it was taken with my new camera, which I have had for less than two weeks.
 

 
The camera is a Nikon Coolpix 995.  I used the "fine" setting and manual mode so I could set it to shutter priority.  I set the shutter at 1/125 sec.
Posted by: cn_bayview Posted on: Jul 5th, 2002, 9:19pm
I have a few favourites.
Here is one of them...
VIA 913 passing GO 230.
Posted by: Chief_Dispatcher Posted on: Jul 31st, 2002, 2:14am
Westbound CSX rack train at New London, OH
Posted by: Pennsy Posted on: Sep 6th, 2002, 12:56pm
Hi All,
I have a somewhat different answer to that question. My favorite photograph is the one I have't shot yet. I continually search for a photo that is better than the last one that I thought was great.  
 
In railroad photography, being able to take your time and pose, and compose, a picture really is a luxury. Most of the time I wander around the tracks, yards, etc. with the camera ready to shoot at a second's notice. I will shoot first and check the technicalities later on. One can still play around in the darkroom or lab.
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Sep 6th, 2002, 3:27pm
Nice angle on this one.  A polarizer would have deepened the colors on the engine and would be a nice complement to your "plan in advance" style of shooting.
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: Young_Rider Posted on: Sep 10th, 2002, 12:08am
Here's mine. I don't have a fancy camera or anything. This was taken with a regular little Cannon sure shot 35mm camera. Still looks great, though!
Posted by: Pennsy Posted on: Sep 10th, 2002, 10:34am
Hi Young etc.
 
Excellent shot. Looks like you took my advice, shoot first and worry about the technicalities later. That sky looks like a movie set from "Gone with the Wind".
 
Okay, okay, you twisted my arm. Here is one of my favorites, only because AEM-7 #941 is my favorite AEM-7, and only because I am acquainted with Lou Roger, the Engineman of that locomotive. Not many can be as cool as he is while tooling along the NEC at 130 mph. You ever have a conversation with someone, about politics, as an example, while the guy you are talking to is driving at 130 mph? That is cool.
Posted by: NathBDP Posted on: Oct 12th, 2002, 4:35pm
I have a new favorite.
 
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Oct 16th, 2002, 10:56pm
Can't hope to top some of the fine work here...especially that last one!  Nonetheless, thought I'd check in with my current favorite: CSX power at Grafton WV.
Posted by: Expoacher Posted on: Oct 17th, 2002, 12:46am
 Beautiful shot Charlie. Film, polarizer, lens, etc?
  Thanks.
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Oct 17th, 2002, 8:57am
Expoacher -
Thanks.  
 
As far as equipment goes, I'm VERY low tech.  Canon Elf. Kodak APS 400 film.
 
For years I had a sort of camera jinx.  Something always seemed to go wrong.  The film would jam, I'd choose the wrong aperture, wrong shutter speed, the prints would come out overexposed, underexposed, something.  Had a Nikon FE years ago but couldn't do a thing with it (except pawn it).  
 
I gave up railfanning in '79 (when I was 17), and called it quits on photography altogether some time in the mid '80s -- just began to photo two years ago and to railfan a year ago.  
 
Decided to go with something "Charlie-proof" this time. The Elf has some obvious limitations, but if I keep the sun to my back it takes some good pix.  Also, because the Elf is pocket-sized, I've been able to get access to some not-so-railfan-friendly locations, snap a few quick pix, and get out unnoticed.
 
Might get an SLR again soon, but right now flat broke.
 
-Charlie
 
 
 
Posted by: CN5710 Posted on: Jan 28th, 2003, 2:56am
 
 
This don't compare to all of these other great photos that you guys have but I took this photo at Durand and for some reason it's my favorite , photo that I have taken anyways .
 
Other than that I would have to say any photo that cn_bayview takes is great too , I like all of his shots  
Posted by: CN5710 Posted on: Jan 28th, 2003, 3:00am

 
cn_bayview took this photo and it's probably my favorite CN photo on this site , I just like the photo look with the track and all , I think it looks awesome  
Posted by: charlie6017 Posted on: Feb 17th, 2003, 6:01pm
Actually--compared to the pictures you guys put on here, this pic reeks. This is what happens when you take pic with a Kodak throwaway camera. But I got it free, so.... anyway, here it is.
Posted by: charlie6017 Posted on: Feb 17th, 2003, 6:06pm
BTW, that was quite a long freight . Hotbox detector registered 464 axles and most of the train was hauling loaded grain hoppers. Those AC4400s here just-a-howling. Train was going about 45 mph.
Posted by: NathBDP Posted on: Feb 18th, 2003, 8:23am
I think the last two are CSX back-to-back.  But yeah, looks like LMS and CR in the lead.
Posted by: JJMDiMunno Posted on: Apr 20th, 2003, 4:17pm
My current favorite:  CSAO CA-05 at Mt. Ephraim / Northmont, NJ on the Grenloch Industrial Track.
 
Taken with a Nikon Coolpix 5000 digital camera on manual exposure (I refuse to use the automatic exposure in any camera ever again, messed me up too many times).  Enjoy.
 
Mike DiMunno
Posted by: CP5657 Posted on: Apr 20th, 2003, 7:06pm
I have two, both taken in Detroit.
 

 
Posted by: BNSF_1088 Posted on: Apr 20th, 2003, 7:53pm
This is Amtrak engine 182 named after Governor Tommy G Thompson this engine was on train 5 today at Galesburg IL.
Posted by: BNSF_1088 Posted on: Apr 25th, 2003, 11:17am
I think this is my best photo yet. This was taken at the East Lansing Amtrak Station of Amtrak #364 or Via #88.
Posted by: DannyR Posted on: Apr 25th, 2003, 12:15pm
I have several favorites but narrowing it down to two it would be one from thirteen years ago in West Virginia and another from here in North Carolina taken recently. These appear on those respective boards as well.
 
 
This first one was with a no frill 35mm camera taken while boarding an excursion train from Huntington, WV to Parkersburg, WV. The 1990 New River Train was running concurrently and this was a "snap and see" shot of the NKP #765 in between runs in the morning twilight.
Posted by: DannyR Posted on: Apr 25th, 2003, 12:19pm
This second one is in Landis, NC of a northbound manifest with UP power on the point emerging from the curve amidst the spring blooms. Photo taken with a Sony Handy Digital Cam. April 2003
Posted by: BNSF_1088 Posted on: Apr 25th, 2003, 9:25pm
This photo was taken in East Lansing MI.I think it's  
Posted by: NJ Railfan Posted on: Apr 28th, 2003, 11:01pm
on Apr 25th, 2003, 9:25pm, BNSF_1088 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
This photo was taken in East Lansing MI.I think it's  

 
What type of ballast is that? It gives such a "white" appearance. I use that color ballast on my model railroad.
Posted by: BNSF_1088 Posted on: Apr 29th, 2003, 7:46am
The day before i took this pic csx put new ballast down so i think that is why it has that white color.
Posted by: wsdimenna Posted on: May 28th, 2003, 11:04pm
This photo overview of the Seneca yard before it closed.
 
http://www.railfan.net/railpix/submit/subphoto.cgi?wsdimenna/CSX8261yardwwwlr.jpg
 
After that the night hump ops photo
 
Bill D
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Jun 14th, 2003, 5:17pm
Well, I guess I have a new favorite photo.  This train chase pic, running side-by-side with NS power near Elkton Virginia currently tops my list.  
 
Right after this was taken we broke our right front axle joint and spent the next day cultivating a "Pep Boys tan" in Harrisonburg.  
 
-Charlie
Posted by: dti407 Posted on: Jun 14th, 2003, 6:00pm
I don't know if you would call this a favorite photo (it's not mine), but I will put a link anyway.
 
http://www.dtirr.com/upe6314.jpg
 
Last DT&I (GTW) train out of Jackson, Ohio. March 27, 1984. It brings tears to my eyes looking at it.
Posted by: Pennsy Posted on: Jun 14th, 2003, 7:24pm
Hi All,
 
I have many favorites, but being a PRR man I just had to include my favorite engine, #4877 herself. Enjoy
Posted by: the hardcore rail kid Posted on: Jun 17th, 2003, 12:07am
here's mine.  taken this spring, april 29th.  wildflowers and all.  this is my first choice.
Posted by: the hardcore rail kid Posted on: Jun 17th, 2003, 12:21am
and my second this winter.  february 11th.  both shots are of ca-11 on the pennsgrove secondary.  first shot is at perkintown rd. crossing in pedricktown, nj.  second is at the center square rd crossing near the pureland industrial park.  
 
-jeff
Posted by: RobR Posted on: Jun 17th, 2003, 8:43am
I like that you took this one on the shadow side of the train.  If you had been on the other side, the snow would have been blown out white and the sky would also have been overexposed.  Over on this side, the light range is within the capability of the film and it still looks cold and wintery!
 
RobR
Posted by: the hardcore rail kid Posted on: Jun 17th, 2003, 12:37pm
yeah i got a shot on the light side as well and it turned out horrible.  too much reflection from the sun off the snow made it almost look like that wasn't ns with it's black in the front.  
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Jun 18th, 2003, 8:12pm
Yeh, my snow shots have been hit or miss.  Actually did better on overcast days.  
Posted by: whistler162 Posted on: Jul 18th, 2003, 1:51pm
http://home.twcny.rr.com/whistlerbase/NYS&W%20North%20bound%20freight.html
 
All though in B&W in a color world this is still one of my favorites. I shot it while waiting to embark on a train bound for the annual balloon festival held in Jamesville NY.
 
Okay, it works now.  
 
I forgot rule #2 of html creation - Never look at the page using the source PC.  
Image was pointing at the local drive and not the ftp directory.
Posted by: RobR Posted on: Jul 18th, 2003, 2:04pm
I'd love to see that photograph, but it doesn't seem to be there.  The page is there, with the caption, but the photograph isn't.
 
RobR
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Jul 18th, 2003, 2:25pm
I'd like to see it too, but it's not coming up for me either.  I shoot a fair amount of black & white, including some this morning at the Sioux Falls BNSF switchyard.
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: CHESSIEMIKE Posted on: Jul 19th, 2003, 8:15am
on Jul 18th, 2003, 1:51pm, whistler162 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
http://home.twcny.rr.com/whistlerbase/NYS&W%20North%20bound%20freight.html All though in B&W in a color world this is still one of my favorites. I shot it while waiting to embark on a train bound for the annual balloon festival held in Jamesville NY.

Where was this shot taken?    
Nice B&W  
CHESSIEMIKE
Posted by: whistler162 Posted on: Jul 19th, 2003, 11:28am
on Jul 19th, 2003, 8:15am, CHESSIEMIKE wrote:       (Click here for original message)

Where was this shot taken?    
Nice B&W  
CHESSIEMIKE

 
 
Thanks.  
 
Downtown Syracuse NY the Armory Square station used by the NYS&W for their Ontrak shuttle and local administration. At least last time I checked, which has been quite awhile.  
 
Posted by: traintrak5000 Posted on: Jul 28th, 2003, 6:27pm
Taken from the window of an excursion train bound for Moscow, Pennsylvania behind CP 2317 at 30 mph.
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Jul 28th, 2003, 8:15pm
on Jul 28th, 2003, 6:27pm, traintrak5000 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Taken from the window of an excursion train bound for Moscow, Pennsylvania behind CP 2317

 
traintrak5000-
Nice pic.  When was that taken? Reason I ask, I photo'd the 2317 pulling into Moscow July 4th (the 11:00 a.m. run).
-Charlie
Posted by: traintrak5000 Posted on: Jul 28th, 2003, 9:42pm
on Jul 28th, 2003, 8:15pm, Charlie_O wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
traintrak5000-
Nice pic.  When was that taken? Reason I ask, I photo'd the 2317 pulling into Moscow July 4th (the 11:00 a.m. run).
-Charlie

 
Charlie,
 
It was taken last Friday on the afternoon (2:00) run.  I had to stick my camera (which has one of those TV screen-type viewers, which come in handy at angles like that) out of the window to aviod getting showered by cinders.  
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Jul 28th, 2003, 11:14pm
traintrak5000-
Thanks for the info.  Yeh, those curve shots are pretty cool.  Took this one on the New Hope & Ivyland in April 2002...no cinders though...they were running diesel on that train.
 
Posted by: traintrak5000 Posted on: Jul 30th, 2003, 10:29am
Cool picture.  Do they regularly run mixed trains up there??
Posted by: Mike_W Posted on: Aug 1st, 2003, 9:24pm
heres my favorite...
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Aug 2nd, 2003, 12:20am
Mike--
 
   Very nice shot indeedy!
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Aug 2nd, 2003, 1:53am
on Jul 30th, 2003, 10:29am, traintrak5000 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Cool picture.  Do they regularly run mixed trains up there??

 
traintrak -
That was for the April 2002 semi-annual railfan weekend.  The freight cars were added, I believe, just for the run-by's.
-Charlie
Posted by: Bob Posted on: Aug 2nd, 2003, 8:44am
on Aug 1st, 2003, 9:24pm, Mike_W wrote:       (Click here for original message)
heres my favorite...

 
Like it !!
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Aug 2nd, 2003, 12:40pm
Mike W -  
Very cool pic!
-Charlie
Posted by: DannyR Posted on: Aug 2nd, 2003, 8:28pm
on Aug 2nd, 2003, 1:53am, Charlie_O wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
traintrak -
That was for the April 2002 semi-annual railfan weekend.  The freight cars were added, I believe, just for the run-by's.
-Charlie

 
 
A great shot, Charlie. That GP30 looks really dapper in that paint and lettering scheme.
Posted by: coolhandmatt Posted on: Aug 3rd, 2003, 1:57pm
Awesome Photos Guys....
Among others this is one of my favorites...
 
Posted by: trainwatcher1100 Posted on: Aug 3rd, 2003, 8:49pm
Equally awesome, Matt!
Posted by: CHESSIEMIKE Posted on: Aug 5th, 2003, 12:10am
Sweet CN shot Mike W.  
Like the Cass one also coolhandmatt!  
CHESSIEMIKE
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Aug 6th, 2003, 11:26pm
on Aug 3rd, 2003, 1:57pm, coolhandmatt wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Awesome Photos Guys....
Among others this is one of my favorites...

 
 
Great shot!  Looks like Shays?
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: CHESSIEMIKE Posted on: Aug 6th, 2003, 11:37pm
on Aug 6th, 2003, 11:26pm, Two23 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
 
Great shot!  Looks like Shays?
 
 
Kent in SD
Without a doubt, SHAYS!  
CHESSIEMIKE
Posted by: drivergto97 Posted on: Aug 13th, 2003, 7:12am
here's one of my favorites shot by my dad.  don't ask where though    lol
Posted by: NathBDP Posted on: Aug 13th, 2003, 8:49am
That blue really stands out.
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Aug 13th, 2003, 9:41am
Yeh, one thing I'm really gonna miss about Conrail is the way their blue scheme jumps out of a fall or winter pic.  
-Charlie
Posted by: drivergto97 Posted on: Aug 13th, 2003, 6:15pm
here's another fresh out of the paint shop i would imagine....
Posted by: the hardcore rail kid Posted on: Aug 14th, 2003, 12:23am
new favorite of many new ones....paulsboro yard locals taking a break between duties.
Posted by: coolhandmatt Posted on: Aug 17th, 2003, 11:52am
here is a great one...taken yesterday Aug. 17
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Aug 17th, 2003, 1:32pm
on Aug 17th, 2003, 11:52am, coolhandmatt wrote:       (Click here for original message)
here is a great one...taken yesterday Aug. 17

 
 
What the heck is that big white column in the background--the CN Tower?  No wait, that's a UP loco.  That puts it in the Midwest somewhere.  Ah, I've been there!  The St. Louis Arch, looking towards the northeast?  I have a photo of a blimp framed by it.
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: sergio_vadora Posted on: Aug 28th, 2003, 8:46am
This is my favorite: may be not for the country side around the tracks, but because of the lucky moment!
In this place (Biaschina, Gotthard pass, Switzerland, Europe) the RR line make two helix to gain haltitude (haltitude is written with "H" ?) so you can see the same rails for three times on the same hill.....something similar to Tehachapi!
But in this case there were one train uphill and two downhill....and in the right moment they are all visible togehter;D !!!!
This picture is not so good in quality bacause is from a video....but better than nothing! (You should see the video....1000 times better)
CIAO.
Sergio
Posted by: aXion23 Posted on: Aug 28th, 2003, 9:21am
This one: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=528
Posted by: drivergto97 Posted on: Aug 30th, 2003, 9:47am
Excellent shot Sergio!!  Two thumbs up!!  
Posted by: 5727 Posted on: Sep 14th, 2003, 6:07pm
I love your picture, Sergio! That's one of the most unique shots I've ever seen! Thanks for sharing  
 
PS: Altitude isn't spelled with an H, since you asked!
Posted by: drivergto97 Posted on: Sep 15th, 2003, 10:52pm
...speaking of excellent shots, here's my wife's favorite  
Posted by: ICE Posted on: Sep 16th, 2003, 8:13pm
This one:
 
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Sep 16th, 2003, 8:30pm
I've never seen anything like that one  before.  Does it only pull passenger trains?
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: 5727 Posted on: Sep 17th, 2003, 2:20pm
Yes, that style of VIA engine only pulls passenger trains. Those cars are specific to the Ontario corridor, aren't they? Out east, we've only got the very normal-looking cross-country coaches.
Posted by: 5727 Posted on: Sep 17th, 2003, 2:22pm
Oh hey, ICE...what is that big green train 2nd from the left in your signature? Whne I was in Ottawa, rambling round to different parts of town, I ended up in the town of Fallowfield to the south of the city...and I saw that train pull into the Fallowfield station. I'd never seen it before...is it a new train or does it just serve a certain line or what?
Posted by: ICE Posted on: Sep 17th, 2003, 3:46pm
Hey guys,
 
The photograph I showed up there is of a VIA Rail EMD F40PH pulling LRC cars from Montreal to Ottawa. I believe those cars are used only in Ontario and Quebec, along with the new Renaissance Cars.
 
The locomotive in my signature is a VIA Rail GE P42DC. It's not exactly brand new, but definitely the newest of all VIA locomotives.
 
To see more pictures of both types of locomotives go here:
http://www.railpictures.net/showphotos.php?userid=1239
 
Nice to see some interest
 
ICE
Posted by: OCtrainguy Posted on: Sep 17th, 2003, 10:12pm
This is one of my favorite photos.  Taken at Altoona, PA last October, two sets up helpers coupled together right in front of us.  Was planning to just watch the trains that night, but had this photo opportunity and could not pass it up!
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Sep 17th, 2003, 10:43pm
Is that the state capitol dome in the background?  It's a nice touch.  There was an old song called, "The Freight Train Wreck at Altoona," that was recorded by one of the earliest "country" singers, Vernon Dalhart, in 1925 I think.  I've been trying to get a copy to listen to.
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: RobR Posted on: Sep 18th, 2003, 8:24am
The capital of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg, I'm pretty sure.
 
RobR, Ohioan
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Sep 18th, 2003, 9:53am
on Sep 18th, 2003, 8:24am, RobR wrote:       (Click here for original message)
The capital of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg, I'm pretty sure.
 
RobR, Ohioan

 
 
Yeah, I think it is!  LOL.  I've never been to Pennsylvania.  Building does look a bit small now that I've looked again.  My guess is it's a county courthouse.  Most of thsoe got pretty ornate!
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: Walt_C Posted on: Sep 18th, 2003, 12:20pm
Kent--- Your confusion is understandable--- The dome on the building in the Altoona picture and the dome on the Penna. State Capitol building in Harrisburg have a very similar appearance, though the State Capitol dome is larger.
Posted by: 5727 Posted on: Sep 24th, 2003, 10:56am
This one's for NathBDP: I'm dying to know where you took that astonishing shot on page 2 (with the bridges). It's one of the best pictures I've ever seen. Looks like digital? What info can you give me on the setup?
Thanks in advance! And I'm not just patronizing - that's a truly incredible picture  
Posted by: CN5710 Posted on: Sep 24th, 2003, 3:25pm
cool pic ice . ice pic    
 
even cooler screenname 5727 , good engine BTW . Ran it more than once  
Posted by: ICE Posted on: Sep 25th, 2003, 3:42pm
on Sep 24th, 2003, 3:25pm, CN5710 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
cool pic ice . ice pic    
 

 
Thanks!  
 
 
I think your CN5721 is also very nice! where was it taken?
Posted by: Bob Posted on: Sep 26th, 2003, 9:29am
on Sep 24th, 2003, 10:56am, 5727 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
This one's for NathBDP: I'm dying to know where you took that astonishing shot on page 2 (with the bridges). It's one of the best pictures I've ever seen. Looks like digital? What info can you give me on the setup?
Thanks in advance! And I'm not just patronizing - that's a truly incredible picture  

 
That is an awesome pic.  That is the CSX River Sub, on the Hudson River's west side.  The train has just passed under the Bear Mountain Bridge, and is crossing over the Pentolopen (spell?) bridge, heading north to Selkirk.  The area offers many good photo opportunities, including Iona Island.  The pic was probably taken from Rt 9w.  
Posted by: Marty_Feldner Posted on: Sep 26th, 2003, 6:51pm
on Sep 26th, 2003, 9:29am, Bob wrote:       (Click here for original message)

Pentolopen (spell?)

 
One Pentelopen = five Popolopen.
 
It's over the Popolopen Creek, just south of Fort Montgomery.
 
A bit of trivia: the Bear Mountain Bridge was originally proposed as a railroad bridge, one of several projected in the Hudson Highlands in the 1870's and 1880's (Poughkeepsie was the only one actually completed).
 
The footings under the Bear Mountain Bridge towers were actually poured for the railroad bridge; it was completed as a highway bridge in 1924.
Posted by: NathBDP Posted on: Sep 27th, 2003, 4:59am
on Sep 24th, 2003, 10:56am, 5727 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
This one's for NathBDP: I'm dying to know where you took that astonishing shot on page 2 (with the bridges). It's one of the best pictures I've ever seen. Looks like digital? What info can you give me on the setup?
Thanks in advance! And I'm not just patronizing - that's a truly incredible picture  

 
Thanks,  Bob who graciously posted in responding to your question got the location right.  It was done on 35mm with Fuji Velvia film at 20mm.
Posted by: trainwatcher1100 Posted on: Sep 27th, 2003, 8:11am
on Sep 18th, 2003, 12:20pm, Walt_C wrote:       (Click here for original message)
...the State Capitol dome is larger.

 
And covers a much greater multitude of sins. The dome in Altoona is the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, of the Altoona-Johnstown diocese. Among other contributions, its loudspeakers add recorded hymns on bells to the mix of train horns, thundering slack action, screaming dynamic brakes, and police/fire sirens to ensure that Altoonians don't get lazy and sleep past 6 on Sunday mornings. - Bob
Posted by: 5727 Posted on: Sep 27th, 2003, 2:19pm
Thanks to you all for answering that question...I might never make it there, but at least I know where it is!
 
That picture wasn't even digital?? Wow...looking at it, I can't believe it, just because of the clarity...what perfect conditions you had!
Posted by: charlie6017 Posted on: Oct 22nd, 2003, 11:51pm
Here is the Ontario Midland at Sodus NY......one of my personal favorites  
Posted by: hummel400 Posted on: Oct 23rd, 2003, 2:57pm
My favorite "collage". It's not so much what it is than where it is. The old Bangor and Portland RR line. Bangor PA is where I grew up (we know Jim). The two on your left are at Main Street crossing in Bangor. The center and right are from Martins Creek area. Chased it 11/2002. Hope you like it! Jim...
Posted by: charlie6017 Posted on: Oct 27th, 2003, 5:52pm
Here is an eastbound stack train at CP382 (Chili Jct)on the CSX water-level main....
Posted by: RR_Fan Posted on: Oct 29th, 2003, 8:12pm
I know this ain't the greatest shot but I think its pretty cool.       Its at CP-Wyomissing on the NS Harrisburg Line.
 
Take Care.
Jeff
Posted by: charlie6017 Posted on: Oct 29th, 2003, 11:30pm
Jeff,
   That shot is'nt bad at all......is this place north of Harrisburg??
Posted by: RR_Fan Posted on: Nov 13th, 2003, 4:08pm
Charlie,  
Sorry it took so long to respond. Harrisburg is West of CP-Wyomissing Junction (Reading, PA). Its a very good place to railfan the NS Harrisburg Line.
 
Take Care.
Jeff
Posted by: Don_Grabski Posted on: Dec 25th, 2003, 11:55am
This is also on the concourse. It's one of my favorites.
I call it "Kissin Nines!"
 

Posted by: Don_Grabski Posted on: Dec 25th, 2003, 11:56am
Also wanted to say, thanks for all the great photos on this thread!
Posted by: charlie6017 Posted on: Dec 25th, 2003, 11:04pm
Jeff, thanx for the info on the Harrisburg line! Don, nice Dash 9 pics....Merry Christmas! Charlie
Posted by: RR_Fan Posted on: Dec 25th, 2003, 11:31pm
One of my favorite lines to railfan! Your welcome Charlie!
 
Take Care.
Jeff
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Jan 26th, 2004, 11:07am
I guess as you take pictures your favorite may change.  
 
That being said here's my new favorite - at present...
 
NS Double "Big Blue" taken 1-22-04 behind Portland Diner, Portland PA.  
#3020 GP40, 8 wheeler and #3360 SD40-2, 12 wheeler
Posted by: dougal Posted on: Feb 3rd, 2004, 10:27am
I thought I took good shots! I would get a lot of people complaining if I put my BEST shot here.
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Feb 3rd, 2004, 1:16pm
on Feb 3rd, 2004, 10:27am, dougal wrote:       (Click here for original message)
I thought I took good shots! I would get a lot of people complaining if I put my BEST shot here.

 
I don't know who complained but shame on them. The thread is called YOUR FAVROITE photograph.  As long as you like it that's all that counts...
 
Let's see...
 
Jim...  
Posted by: dougal Posted on: Feb 5th, 2004, 12:02pm
Alright, here's my all time favorite.
Posted by: dougal Posted on: Feb 5th, 2004, 12:08pm
Another good one .
Posted by: Bob Posted on: Feb 5th, 2004, 1:07pm
Suck in that gut!
Posted by: LehighValley107 Posted on: Feb 8th, 2004, 5:51pm

 
My Girl, #60
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Feb 19th, 2004, 3:08am
I have a new favorite (again)! It's just a tanker but I really like it! I don't know why, there's just something about it. My wife likes it too...
 
Jim...  
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Feb 19th, 2004, 9:23am
Ah!  Those are the tankers that haul the filling for the Oreo cookies!  
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: Charlie_O Posted on: Feb 19th, 2004, 9:30am
on Feb 19th, 2004, 9:23am, Two23 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Ah!  Those are the tankers that haul the filling for the Oreo cookies!  

 
Yeh, a new flavor too...Lye.
Yummee.
 
-Charlie
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Feb 20th, 2004, 5:16am
on Feb 19th, 2004, 9:30am, Charlie_O wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
Yeh, a new flavor too...Lye.
Yummee.
 
-Charlie

 
The new motto could be "the cookie that eats you!"...
 
Jim...  
Posted by: vicguy Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 12:35am
CN, just east of Jasper, Alberta, July 17, 1997:
Posted by: vicguy Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 12:37am
East of Jasper again, July 16, 1997:
Posted by: vicguy Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 12:38am
Jasper July 17, 1997:
Posted by: vicguy Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 12:39am
Jasper yard, July 16, 1997:
Posted by: vicguy Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 12:40am
View from VIA passenger train, Kamloops, BC. March 1990:
Posted by: vicguy Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 12:42am
Hope you guys like my pics. Just getting used to my scanner, any advice how I can make the pics sharper? Thanks in advance!
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 6:53am
on Feb 25th, 2004, 12:42am, vicguy wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Hope you guys like my pics. Just getting used to my scanner, any advice how I can make the pics sharper? Thanks in advance!

 
They're great! Love the big lash up on the first one and that one with the mountains - WOW!
 
Jim...  
Posted by: Bob Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 6:57am
Those shots are real beauties.   The scenery is a rare treat.  The pics look a bit surreal, like a postcard or something.  I've had so so luck with images on a flatbed scanner.  Your best bet would be to try to spruce them up with Adobe Photoshop.  I haven't used my scanner in a while so maybe someone else more familiar can help you.  Again, nice pics, love the rock cuts!
Posted by: big3fan Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 8:01am
Great pics vicguy  
 
 
You can put the scanned files through a photo program like Adobe photoshop and adjust color,contrast and sharpen them up a bit. It doesn't have to be Adobe a lot of programs have those capabilities
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 9:29am
on Feb 25th, 2004, 12:42am, vicguy wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Hope you guys like my pics. Just getting used to my scanner, any advice how I can make the pics sharper? Thanks in advance!

 
If you want, I can see what I can do with one of the shots in Photoshop and repost it as an example for you.  I've been considering maybe doing a mini-series here showing step by step how to do some of the simple things I've learned so far, if there is interest in that.  (I don't have it mastered by any means!)  I would probably pick the shot of the train going through the cut.  It is a great shot!
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: vicguy Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 4:56pm
Hey thanks for the compliments! I used to have family in Jasper, so every few years we would take a VIA train up there. It was always so exciting for us because we live on Vancouver Island and we're not used to mainline railfanning. That rock cut was a favorite spot of mine, it involved a pretty good hike to get there, but it was definetly worth it! One day while I was sitting there waiting for a train, a black bear appeared not too far from me, I think that was the fastest I ever ran  
Two23: that would be great if you could touch up that picture, I have photoshop as well, but I just started scanning pics on Monday, and trying to figure stuff out as I go along. The camera I took those pictures with was a $25 Kodak model, so the pics arent the sharpest to begin with (I wish I had my digi cam back then!).
Thanks again guys, and I hope to learn alot!  
 
Chris
Posted by: Coffee Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 7:47pm
Chris, #2 gets my vote for 'best of'. Scenery not to be found just anywhere and the subject matter superb. Keep 'em coming
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 11:22pm
Vic--
 
Here's what I came up with after about 2 minutes of fiddling.  It is oversharpened a bit but even that could be fixed if I went back.  I cropped just a little, off the top.  Gray featureless skies generally detract from an image and dilute the impact of the main subject, IMO.
 
Kent in SD
 
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Feb 25th, 2004, 11:26pm
And the original again, for close comparision.  I also got rid of a weed in the foreground.
 
Kent
Posted by: vicguy Posted on: Feb 28th, 2004, 2:29am
hey Kent, thanks that looks great! I guess it just takes time to play around with the pictures to see what works and what dosent. This is a great part of the hobby, now I just need some trains around to me to take pictures of!  Time for a road trip
Posted by: EdM Posted on: Feb 28th, 2004, 11:01am
Just my favorite, taken from Amtrak in Helper, UT, in 1993 (or so) it was an "(explative deleted)" and a lunge for the Canon 630, thru the window, on the fly..
 
Posted by: EdM Posted on: Feb 28th, 2004, 11:12am
The above photo, at the "Y" at Helper,Ut was originally a 4x6 print, scanned to a jpg with a flatbed scanner.  As the poles indicate, it was taken with a very long lens, and I am sure the lens as well as the Amtrk windows was dirty.  I had about 20 seconds to see the shot, locate the &^%^ camera, compose, focus and shoot..   Amtrack always runs fast when there is sumpin to photo... Ed
Posted by: CHESSIEMIKE Posted on: Feb 28th, 2004, 12:56pm
Gives new meaning to "That will do".  
CHESSIEMIKE
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Feb 28th, 2004, 1:00pm
Their new motto:  "The Union Pacific:  going where no train has gone before!"
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: Coffee Posted on: Feb 28th, 2004, 11:16pm
The two guys in the back are probably flipping a coin to see who gets to tell dispatch.
Posted by: Miketherailfan Posted on: Mar 7th, 2004, 2:20pm
Caught this baby going through Pittsburgh
Posted by: dougal Posted on: Mar 15th, 2004, 5:35pm
Wow, nice shot Mike. Here's my new favorite after some cropping (cheat, cheat). I wouldn't modify colors or change the shot to black and white, I only crop.
Posted by: LehighValley107 Posted on: Mar 15th, 2004, 7:41pm
Posted by: LehighValley107 Posted on: Mar 15th, 2004, 7:43pm
Posted by: dougal Posted on: Mar 22nd, 2004, 5:48am
And now for my favorite untouched shot.
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Mar 22nd, 2004, 3:35pm
Here's one i took yesterday while driving thru downtown. i apologize.im not as good a photo-shooter as u pros are and my cam is a crappy 50 buck Walmart digi. this is the best i can do while driving. its a Norfolks Southern EMD SD40-2s,one of my all time fav locomotives! Enjoy!
Posted by: LehighValley107 Posted on: Mar 27th, 2004, 2:57pm
Dougal,
 
I need to upload some of my shots from macungie too!!
 
Alwasy go to the cars shows there!!
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Mar 27th, 2004, 9:22pm
on Mar 15th, 2004, 5:35pm, dougal wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Wow, nice shot Mike. Here's my new favorite after some cropping (cheat, cheat). I wouldn't modify colors or change the shot to black and white, I only crop.

 
The crop is a good tool - nice work! Feel good about it...
 
Jim...  
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Mar 27th, 2004, 9:24pm
on Mar 22nd, 2004, 3:35pm, CSX_B40-8 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Here's one i took yesterday while driving thru downtown. i apologize.im not as good a photo-shooter as u pros are and my cam is a crappy 50 buck Walmart digi. this is the best i can do while driving. its a Norfolks Southern EMD SD40-2s,one of my all time fav locomotives! Enjoy!

 
Great work! I think I'd crop the side view mirror but a very good shot and a good shot to work with...
 
I just tried it and you can still keep the whole lamp post in as well as most of the street. It is a very good shot!
 
Jim...  
Posted by: Coffee Posted on: Apr 1st, 2004, 5:14am
Taken last night during the fog at the CSX yard in Willard, Ohio. Photo by Tom Boylan and used with his permission.
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Apr 5th, 2004, 2:50am
My favorite isn't mine but Jeff Ks' in NAR/NS/ "Heads Up" - 5 (five) Big Blues taken 4-3-04!  
 
WILD!!!
 
Jim...  
 
Maybe he'll put it in here...  
Posted by: dougal Posted on: Apr 5th, 2004, 1:04pm
on Mar 27th, 2004, 2:57pm, LehighValley107 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Dougal,
 
I need to upload some of my shots from macungie too!!
 
Alwasy go to the cars shows there!!

 
I've never been to the car show. I don't like to be by RR tracks wen you can't get a good shot because I was walking into the Railroaders Memorial Museum and an Espee GP38 went by. If I knew it was coming I would have taken a shot but I thought it was another junk NS Dash 9.
Posted by: Henry Posted on: Apr 5th, 2004, 1:21pm
This one is a personal favorite.  
 
Tam and I met up with Jon and Carrie in Berea late on a February Sunday
afternoon in 2002 for some trains and chatter at the depot restaurant.  
 
I managed to get one usable CSX shot before the light was totally gone. I  
still had to edit out some lens flare, but the result wasn't too shabby. Not  
bad for a 1/8 sec action shot exposure. It was the last shot of the day for  
me, not because of the light, but because the cold killed the battery and the  
spare was dead too  
 
 
AC44's 314 and 248 lead loaded coal train V806-06 off the Indianapolis Line  
(Big Four) onto the Short Line (CSL) at CP 22 in Berea under quickly
fading light.  
 
V806 ran coal from Elk Run, WV to the Levett Generating Station at Tomkins  
Cove, NY.  
 
AC44's 409 and 411 handled the train from Elk Run to Russell, KY where they  
then picked up N914-09 for Grand Rapids, MI and the 314 and 248 took over on  
V806-06.  
 
Canon EOS D30 28-300mm at 300mm, 1/8 sec f7.1, ISO 200
2/9/2003 17:45:04 Temp 30F  
 
Henry
Posted by: CN5710 Posted on: Apr 5th, 2004, 3:12pm
Looks good Henry , did you stick around to take a photo of the other train that is lined up in the opposite direction  
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Apr 6th, 2004, 12:45am
Has anybody noticed that last set of tracks (far right) in Henry's photo above?  I think I 've seen the MOW crew that put those down!  
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: big3fan Posted on: Apr 7th, 2004, 7:16pm
I guess I'll finally add my favorite. One of the first ones I posted here, in the NH&I forum.
Posted by: the hardcore rail kid Posted on: Apr 7th, 2004, 10:37pm
one of my new favorites.  seems i have a new one every month now.  
 
CSAO train CA-11 with UP 4801 leading northbound through Paulsboro Yard on the Pennsgrove Secondary.  Paulsboro, NJ...04-03-04
 
take care,
jeff kiger
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Apr 7th, 2004, 10:56pm
on Apr 7th, 2004, 7:16pm, big3fan wrote:       (Click here for original message)
I guess I'll finally add my favorite. One of the first ones I posted here, in the NH&I forum.

 
That is Great! Maybe I'll see you this Saturday...
 
I'll give you a buzz - she is up and running, right?
 
Jim...  
Posted by: big3fan Posted on: Apr 7th, 2004, 11:28pm
on Apr 7th, 2004, 10:56pm, hummel1237 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
That is Great! Maybe I'll see you this Saturday...
 
I'll give you a buzz - she is up and running, right?
 
Jim...  

 
I believe she is Jim, unfortunately I'm working all day Saturday
 
I can make Sunday though.
 
 
 
 
 
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Apr 8th, 2004, 2:17am
on Apr 7th, 2004, 11:28pm, big3fan wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
I believe she is Jim, unfortunately I'm working all day Saturday
 
I can make Sunday though.
 
 
 
 
 

 
Sunday is all wrong for me - family get together...
 
Jim...  
Posted by: CN5710 Posted on: Apr 8th, 2004, 8:31pm
on Apr 6th, 2004, 12:45am, Two23 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Has anybody noticed that last set of tracks (far right) in Henry's photo above?  I think I 've seen the MOW crew that put those down!  
 
 
Kent in SD

 
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Apr 14th, 2004, 2:50pm
I'm waiting for a friend to fix it up but love the feeling and angle anyway...
 
Jim...  
 
FIXED!!!   Thanks NathBDP!!!
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Apr 15th, 2004, 2:14pm
Here's some NS GE C44-9CWs pullin a train thru Roanoke....
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Apr 15th, 2004, 2:15pm
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Apr 15th, 2004, 2:17pm
Here's another Freight,headed by 2 GE's  .....arent they beautiful!
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Apr 15th, 2004, 2:18pm
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Apr 15th, 2004, 2:18pm
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Apr 15th, 2004, 2:53pm
on Mar 27th, 2004, 9:24pm, hummel1237 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
Great work! I think I'd crop the side view mirror but a very good shot and a good shot to work with...
 
I just tried it and you can still keep the whole lamp post in as well as most of the street. It is a very good shot!
 
Jim...  

 
 
Hey thanx yo. i didnt think it was all that but its kinda kool since i got the mirror in there too.  
Posted by: railmail Posted on: Apr 17th, 2004, 7:51am
I shot this using a Nikon FE2 and a 28-70 zoom on Fuji 100. I have had it scanned but the original is still better than this. It is at Bryn Mawr PA on the Mainline at dawn.
Posted by: railmail Posted on: Apr 17th, 2004, 7:58am
Here is one from the Strasburg Railroad. Wish this high-stepper was still under steam...
Posted by: Two23 Posted on: Apr 17th, 2004, 10:25am
on Apr 17th, 2004, 7:58am, railmail wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Here is one from the Strasburg Railroad. Wish this high-stepper was still under steam...

 
Great shot!
 
 
Kent in SD
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Apr 17th, 2004, 12:58pm
still under steam! u mean its Diesel powered with a little 1,000hp Diesel engine where the boiler is?
Posted by: railmail Posted on: Apr 17th, 2004, 6:26pm
Nope  the 1223 is stuffed and mounted across the street at the RR Museum of PA these days. Here another photo I took with a Mamiya C330 2.25 camera right after Steamtown opened in Scranton.
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: May 4th, 2004, 5:48am
what about this.....2 UP GE AC4400CW's takin at the JAckson,Mississippi yard....
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: May 4th, 2004, 5:50am
and an GP38 ...i think its da non-turbo model.... could b wrong
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: May 5th, 2004, 2:34pm
New Fav!
 
#142 on the Bel-Del
Loading Area
Phillipsburg, NJ
 
Jim...  
Posted by: Coffee Posted on: May 6th, 2004, 10:25pm
Mr Cartman, those UP units are looking grand...too clean as if they just came from the washrack. But I love the big wing on the nose, one of my favorites of UP.
 
And Jim, sure must be lucky to have steam power to shoot.
Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: May 7th, 2004, 4:54am
on May 6th, 2004, 10:25pm, Coffee wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
And Jim, sure must be lucky to have steam power to shoot.

 
Yes! And so close to where I live...
 
I'm going to have a ball...
 
Jim...  
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: May 7th, 2004, 5:36am
on May 6th, 2004, 10:25pm, Coffee wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Mr Cartman, those UP units are looking grand...too clean as if they just came from the washrack. But I love the big wing on the nose, one of my favorites of UP.
 
And Jim, sure must be lucky to have steam power to shoot.

 
 
hey thanx there Coffee  
BTW...how'd u know mah name !...non the less,i spotted them 2 UP Ge's while drivin down this road next to this mini yard a few miles outside Downtown Jackson Mississippi. i had to pull over and stop,clickin on mah hazards and wait for a ton of cars to go pass before twisting around in my seat to snap a photo . luckyly mah cam gots one of them neat little screen so i did have to worry bout lookin thru the view finder.....glad u like them....thanx!
Posted by: dougal Posted on: May 13th, 2004, 6:51pm
on May 7th, 2004, 4:54am, hummel1237 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
Yes! And so close to where I live...
 
I'm going to have a ball...
 
Jim...  

 
I'm ALREADY having a ball with the 142.
Posted by: efin98 Posted on: Aug 21st, 2004, 3:40am
This is my favorite photo out of the over 120 photos I took on a railfan vacation in July. It's of two N trains at their terminal in Astoria, Queens, New York just before the start of rush hour. I was lucky in that I caught a railfan-friendly R40 train on the left, which is not normally used on that route so early in the morning
 
Posted by: nhirr40 Posted on: Sep 10th, 2004, 5:01pm
on May 7th, 2004, 4:54am, hummel1237 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

 
Yes! And so close to where I live...
 
I'm going to have a ball...
 
Jim...  

 
In the 3rd pic, how far did you walk to get there Jim?
Posted by: ffstrasburg90 Posted on: Sep 12th, 2004, 10:44pm
Old Number 90 pulling in
pic by me
Posted by: Jeff_K. Posted on: Sep 22nd, 2004, 8:11pm
Well out of all my shots it is really hard to pick just one. I have two very special pictures. Here they are...
 
Photographs:
 

 
1.) R&N JTPE-06 crosses the Ex-CNJ Bridges at Coalport, PA just outside of Jim Thorpe, PA on December 6, 2003.
 

 
2.) R&N PIKV-25 prepares to depart the R&N's Pittston, PA Yard with 8 loads of Silica Sand for the Techneglas Plant just to the East. Photo taken on January 25, 2004.
 
-Jeff
Posted by: aXion23 Posted on: Sep 22nd, 2004, 8:34pm
Jeff, you may want to try that again. I all get is some image saying "Remote Linking Forbidden".
Posted by: Jeff_K. Posted on: Sep 22nd, 2004, 9:05pm
Mike,
Thanks for the heads up. Guess 50megs don't like me remotely linking stuff. Thanks again!
 
-Jeff
Posted by: aXion23 Posted on: Sep 23rd, 2004, 7:37pm
No problem, Jeff!
 
Great photos! I especially like how the snow is laying on 3052. Nice!
Posted by: Teen_NS_fan Posted on: Sep 27th, 2004, 8:50pm
     This is my favorite pic. It's CN 2-6-0 # 89 on the Strasburg Railroad at Cherry Hill, Pennsylvania!  
Posted by: GVrooman Posted on: Sep 28th, 2004, 12:25am
I am starting to like this one. A string of autoracks seen from the Clinton St. bridge in Binghamton, NY.
 
Posted by: Cliffside railroad 40 Posted on: Nov 2nd, 2004, 4:34pm
heres my best but its kinda stinky
Posted by: ranger101 Posted on: Nov 3rd, 2004, 10:15pm
Heres my first look ever at any Pennsylvania railroad equipment.  This was the units owned by Bennet Levin from Philadelphia on the NS Pittsburgh Line in late July 2004.
Posted by: rds Posted on: Nov 15th, 2004, 11:47am
N.S. 9042 leaving Pelham, NC; headed into Danville, Virginia. Summer, 2003.
Posted by: Canadian National 89 Posted on: Nov 15th, 2004, 6:03pm
My new favorite. 475 in front of 90 on the SRC's ash track.
Posted by: dougal Posted on: Nov 15th, 2004, 7:00pm
This is my new favorite.
Posted by: dougal Posted on: Nov 15th, 2004, 7:02pm
Austin's favorite.
Posted by: Railroadman Posted on: Nov 22nd, 2004, 12:56pm
This may not be my best but it is one of my favorites. Taken in Thurmond WV.
Posted by: DPD1 Posted on: Nov 24th, 2004, 2:24pm
As poor as it is, I guess this is one of my favorites... This is from the early 80's on the EJ&E near my old house in IL when I was a kid. The trains only came by back then, maybe once every three days, and usually late at night. So it was a big event to see one in the day. Those were simple times back then.
 
Dave
Los Angeles, CA
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Posted by: nhirr40 Posted on: Nov 24th, 2004, 6:23pm
Not my best, but one of my favorites. New Hope & Ivyland #40 switching tracks at Lahaska.
Posted by: nhirr40 Posted on: Nov 24th, 2004, 6:24pm
Here's another one I Like. It could be a li'l sharper, but, oh well.  
Posted by: nhirr40 Posted on: Nov 25th, 2004, 2:09pm
Ok, ok, This is my all time fav.!
Posted by: Chuck_7777 Posted on: Dec 12th, 2004, 4:11am
Vicguy --- The photos you posted from Jasper and Kamloops in 1997 are outstanding!  Very well chosen sites with great looking trains --- nothing less than perfection.
 
It seems that the color and resolution of most all images posted on the Internet will unavoidably be degraded, to a certain extent.  The results can vary widely from website to website, mostly related to the limitations set on the image file size.
 
I'd eventually like to see some type of standard established throughout the Interenet for posting photos to help improve the image quality. When it's possible, I'll try different settings on compression in the JPEG format and that seems to help in some cases. Usually somewhere around 50% compression seems to work best.
 
Hopefully, other members may be able to pass along the various methods they use for image posting.
 
Thanks,
 
Chuck
Posted by: 2011 Posted on: Feb 15th, 2005, 10:55am
This is one of my favorties. It was taken on the Beacon Line Railfan excursion that took place Sept. 12, 2004.
Posted by: gizzy Posted on: Mar 23rd, 2005, 6:04am
NICE SHOT,LOVE THE DETAIL
Posted by: gizzy Posted on: Mar 23rd, 2005, 6:06am
LOVE DA HORSEYS
Posted by: Nhirr_fan Posted on: Mar 23rd, 2005, 7:16am
on Feb 15th, 2005, 10:55am, 2011 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
This is one of my favorties. It was taken on the Beacon Line Railfan excursion that took place Sept. 12, 2004.

MAN, That one is good.   Really, really, COOL!
 
Joe...
 
P.S. Keep up the good work!
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Mar 23rd, 2005, 12:42pm
one of my favs. i love the way the sun's beaming off the sides of the locomotives and a few freight cars.
 

 
 
Posted by: Aa3rt Posted on: Apr 10th, 2005, 8:14pm
US Navy Railroad Pomonkey (Charles County) MD, June 2, 2003.  
A recently delivered US Army SW unit from the Aberdeen (MD) Proving Grounds is being towed from White Plains, and a connection with CSX, to the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head. To the best of my knowledge this was the last movement on this rarely used line, which is currently being threatened with abandonment and conversion to a hiking/biking trail.
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: May 18th, 2005, 6:24am
kool....a switcher tug-a-war!!
 
Here's UP no 4848. i took dis at my fav chillin spot out in Painesville. its one of my fav shots. i got to talk to a CSX track worker and a Painesville cop that day. found out a few months ago a woman got her Ford Escort whacked by an East bound intermodal drag. knocked her car 280ft from the crossing. cop said she basically tried to drive down the tracks. he doesnt know why. i found a few car parts scattered down the line. even ran into the face of the car radio and the car's operation's manuel. anybody notice the tornado siren in the background?
 
Posted by: prostock19 Posted on: May 24th, 2005, 12:58am
Here are a few of my favorite photos.  Clicking on them will bring you to that photo on my site where you will be able to click on a larger version of that photo.
 

 
Posted by: prostock19 Posted on: May 24th, 2005, 5:57pm
Here is another one of my favorites.....
 

 
Unfortunately, RP.net didn't like it.  Other excellent photographers do.
Posted by: dvchevalier Posted on: May 25th, 2005, 11:26pm
I was lucky enough to be in just the right place, at just the right moment, with the camera at the ready in Durango, CO in 2002 when I captured this shot.  The crew was moving K-36 #478 around the back of the yard right past caboose 0540 and a solo box car.  It looks like a time piece that could have been any time over the last century.  I love this shot, and my wife has promised to draw it as one of her pen and ink art pieces.
 
Enjoy!
 
Dave Chevalier
Posted by: ATF1224 Posted on: Jun 1st, 2005, 5:47pm
My most recent Favorite Shot.
 
NS V78 at Ridgeway, Virginia.
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Jun 1st, 2005, 9:27pm
nice shots fellas!! that last one of that NS unit looks awesome. notice the horns ontop....Nathan P-5s....mah fav!! im jealous....you got to hear'em blown!!
Posted by: SRR89fan Posted on: Jul 4th, 2005, 9:07am
This is my favorite!! Norfolk and Western 475 with a mixed freight train and Troop's and Trains on November 6th, 2004. Thanks to Mr. Huhn (Miketherailfan's dad) for loaning me the camera.
Posted by: RDG484 Posted on: Jul 4th, 2005, 12:53pm
My favorite photo of one of my favorite steam locomotives.  If not for the location, this could have been sometime in the 1940's, since the "Blue Mountain & Reading" on the tender is pretty much hidden due to the angle.
Posted by: RDG484 Posted on: Jul 4th, 2005, 12:54pm
And a very close second for the same reasons.  Royersford, PA.
Posted by: x600 Posted on: Oct 11th, 2005, 3:32am
I like this one just for the unique subject and angles.
8 UP dash 8s on tehachapi.
Greg O
Posted by: TAB Posted on: Nov 22nd, 2005, 1:25pm
While this photo has been posted elsewhere on this forum, I just found this subject and thought I would put this up here. The link below should work...Tom
 
http://forums.railfan.net/forums.cgi?board=CNJ;action=display;num=1082246675
Posted by: RDG2124 Posted on: Jan 12th, 2006, 4:07pm
This one is on the old BM&R line, now occupied by the RCT&HS in hamburg PA
I took this shot in Leesport ,PA around midnight and i got lucky... Does anyone think that this would make railpics.net?
 
 
                                                  -CJ
Posted by: njvike Posted on: Jan 16th, 2006, 9:01am
So many to choose from but here's one I like.
 
UP's Olympic Torch approaching Sparta Junction on the NYS&W line.
Posted by: njvike Posted on: Jan 16th, 2006, 9:07am
Of course, putting trains in where they used to go is always fun. Epsecially for someone like me who is kind of new to rails and was born too late to see some of these fallen flags.
 
This is Augusta Junction where the EL and the L&NE crossed near RT206.
Posted by: trainboyh16-44 Posted on: Mar 2nd, 2006, 1:51am

Yep, my photo is taken by me..
Posted by: THUMPER Posted on: Mar 3rd, 2006, 1:14pm

 

 
The 14th January, Battle of Britain class pacific 'TANGMERE' entering Southampton docks hauling an Orient Express day special.
Posted by: THUMPER Posted on: Mar 3rd, 2006, 1:20pm

 

The Bluebell Railway, England, 24th April, 05
Posted by: csxwilsmere Posted on: Aug 20th, 2006, 11:58pm
One of my favorites...
 
On the EPRY in Wilmington, DE
Posted by: bully4tr Posted on: Aug 26th, 2006, 5:09pm
Thanks RDG 484 that's a great shot of a great engine! Wish I was there .
I really miss 2102, I got to ride behind her on BM&R, her and 425. I also got to ride behind 425 on the Colebrookdale branch and the northern end of the Perkiomen branch.
Here is one of my more recent pictures take at Cass West Virginia.
Take a look at the Cass Scenic Railroad to see more of them.
Bully4tr
 
on Jul 4th, 2005, 12:54pm, RDG484 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
And a very close second for the same reasons.  Royersford, PA.

Posted by: bully4tr Posted on: Aug 29th, 2006, 9:03am
East Penn Railway huh? Is this on the former Wilmington and Northern Branch of the Reading Railroad heading into Wilmington, DE? If that is so I hadn't realized they were operating there.
If you have any other info like how I can get to see some of the ROW please let me know.
Thanks,
Bully4tr
 
on Aug 20th, 2006, 11:58pm, csxwilsmere wrote:       (Click here for original message)
One of my favorites...
 
On the EPRY in Wilmington, DE

Posted by: hummel1237 Posted on: Aug 29th, 2006, 5:02pm
WOW!
 
There are so many but after looking through my picture file here at Railfan.net I believe this would have to be it...
 
Something blue with you know who...
 
Jim...  
Posted by: JASON Posted on: Dec 5th, 2006, 9:01pm
Somewhere in Pennsylvania, cant remember the town, jumped off interstate for some quick shots.                  
Posted by: JASON Posted on: Dec 5th, 2006, 9:08pm
Amtrak on horseshoe curve.              
Posted by: zwsplac Posted on: Jan 10th, 2007, 7:10am
My Top 5:
 
1: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=129723
 
2: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=169428
 
3: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=142913
 
4: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=169250
 
5: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=160341
Posted by: JASON Posted on: Jan 31st, 2007, 5:24pm
^ Those are some really nice shots.   I really liked number 1.
Posted by: CSX_B40-8 Posted on: Feb 5th, 2007, 12:23pm
IM BACK!!!!!!
 
Here's a few new favs of mines. Finally caught somethin worth photo'in besides the many CSX and NS units.
 
BTW...are these new ES44ACs or somethin?
 

 
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b399/RTABus/IMG_2371.jpg
 
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b399/RTABus/IMG_2374.jpg
 
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b399/RTABus/IMG_2381.jpg
 
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b399/RTABus/IMG_0822.jpg
 
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b399/RTABus/IMG_0830.jpg
 
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b399/RTABus/IMG_1456.jpg
Posted by: bully4tr Posted on: Feb 5th, 2007, 12:51pm
Speaking of western railroads here is a shot of BNSF and UP in Las Vegas Nevada taken on Jan. 13, 2007.
Geoff
 
on Oct 11th, 2005, 3:32am, x600 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
I like this one just for the unique subject and angles.
8 UP dash 8s on tehachapi.
Greg O

Posted by: ottergoose Posted on: Feb 8th, 2007, 11:10am
Of the pictures I've taken, I can't pick one of these over the other...
 
- Black & White Heartland Flyer at Night
- Christmas Lights and the Heartland Flyer at Night
Posted by: Pennsy Posted on: Feb 8th, 2007, 12:42pm
Hi All,
 
Usually my favorite photograph is the one of the steamer that I have seen last, or better yet, got into its cab.  
This is my favorite Prairie, 2-6-2, # 2 Ventura County RR, still active at the Orange Empire RR Museum, Perris, CA.    
 
Enjoy
Posted by: brez1 Posted on: Mar 17th, 2007, 9:32pm
One of my favorites
Posted by: brez1 Posted on: Mar 17th, 2007, 9:34pm
One more
Posted by: EMTRailfan Posted on: Mar 18th, 2007, 12:17pm
This is probably my fav that I have taken.  It is of the East Broad Top #15 (narrow guage) being studied by a young railfan while the excursion picniced at Colgate Grove before returnung to Rockhill Furnace, PA.  The sun was too bright, but I still like it for the esthetic qualities.
 
***Note***  After placing this photo on railfan.net, I decided to place on RP.net again, and it finally got accepted.  I must have tweaked something right this time.
RP photo uploaded in place of original.
Posted by: silver_champion Posted on: Apr 8th, 2007, 7:54am
An Amtrak train going under the 4th St. bridge at the Darby Station
Posted by: streamline_j3 Posted on: Apr 8th, 2007, 10:10am
I have at least three railroad pictures I liked but one is in the railroad meusium in Machester Shortsville, NY, one I need a scanner to put on here, and another that I can.
  The one in the Meusium in Shortsville NY is the Steamtown  
Big- Boy  going over the Route 21 Overpass on it's way to the original site of the Steamtown meusium,  The other  photo I like that needs a scanner to put on here is from Steamtown in Scrannton PA.  
It shows a 0-4-0 tank next two the Big-Boy and it looks like a tonka toy.
   The last one is the NYCRR budd-car with a jet engine on it being tested in Ohio.
Posted by: dvchevalier Posted on: Apr 22nd, 2007, 2:28pm
February of 2007, I had a chance to travel out to the North side of the Great Salt Lake and shoot the Union Pacific along the famous Lucin Cutoff.  Here at the end of the road, where the right-of-way strikes out across the lake, you can see for miles and miles.  UP 6493 is on the point as it takes a freight westbound towards Nevada and on to California.  It's single track atop the causeway, that's continually under assault from wind, water and heavy salt.  The tracks attest to the rust that builds so fast.
 
I love this shot for it shows how weather and the environment can dramatically effect railroading, and the drama of distance across which trains must work.
 
Dave
Posted by: PRR#90 Posted on: Jul 17th, 2007, 9:33am
Here' s my faverote, It's SRR's 90 getting watered up just before it was put in the shops for the next day's run
 
 
 
http://forums.railfan.net/image.cgi?Strasburg/100_0848_712x536.jpg
Posted by: Anthony_SRR Posted on: Jul 17th, 2007, 10:19am
I have 2 favorites, one of SRR 90 I took on Saturday
Posted by: Anthony_SRR Posted on: Jul 17th, 2007, 10:23am
and of 475
Posted by: NSHorseheadSD70 Posted on: Sep 19th, 2007, 8:06pm
My favorite is of NS 65J heading west around Horseshoe Curve with an SD70M-2, BNSF ES44AC, and a BNSF C44-9W:
Posted by: Pyronova Posted on: Oct 27th, 2007, 10:18pm
One I took of ex CPR 2860 "Royal Hudson" in New Westminster BC; on BNSF track at Braid.
Posted by: Pyronova Posted on: Oct 27th, 2007, 10:20pm
A close second........  Same trip, now in Delta, BC........
Posted by: GirlyRailfan Posted on: May 2nd, 2008, 8:55pm
WOW!    There are some WONDERFUL pictures here!  
 
Here's one of my favorites, from the Georgetown Loop.  
http://jvtraingirl.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1075245
http://jvtraingirl.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1075227
 
Also, here's one of BNSF in Burlington, IA that I like.  It's a little dark, though.  
http://jvtraingirl.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1120894
 
Also, these:
http://jvtraingirl.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1121874
http://jvtraingirl.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1120810
 
 
 
Also, I have a few favorites from the 15" gauge where I work.  Here they are.
 
The steamer popping off:
http://jvtraingirl.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1143014
 
And of course, me in the steamer's cab!
http://jvtraingirl.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1078646
Posted by: pro2am Posted on: Jun 29th, 2008, 4:37pm
Hello,
 
 A tough question!  I guess it includes other photos than one's own.  For now I'll narrow it down to my pics.
 
 I don't know for sure if this is my favorite, but it seems to be everyone else's.    I hope the link works.
 
Mike Rapchak Jr.
 
http://pro2am.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=67023
Posted by: SR4501 Posted on: Jun 29th, 2008, 5:44pm
#90 of course!  
Posted by: Anthony_RMLI Posted on: Jun 29th, 2008, 6:40pm
This came out pretty well
Posted by: Anthony_RMLI Posted on: Jun 29th, 2008, 6:42pm
another good one
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:16am
Here are some of my favorite pics.
 
First one, shot out the window of our coach, a Vermont Railway freight passes through the Bellows Falls, VT yard just before departure on the Green Mountain Railroad.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:18am
WK&S 65 bursts out of the small cut and flies through Steinsville.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:22am
Pennsy E8 #5711 sits outside of the Steamtown Roundhouse during Lackawanna Railfest as the sun starts to set.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:24am
RBMN 425's first test run, storming through Molino.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:25am
The QARG storms through Gold.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:27am
D&SNGRR outside of Durango, CO.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:29am
Oiling the 486 before departure from Silverton.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:32am
#315 at the C&TSRR in Antonito, CO alongside one of the regularly scheduled trains already in for the day.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:34am
425 departing Port Clinton, PA.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:36am
My signature pic, taken in the Lehigh River Gorge.
Posted by: Love_Of_Steam Posted on: Jul 17th, 2008, 10:37am
And my last one, 425 and a switch in Port Clinton, PA.
 
Hope you guys enjoyed them!
Posted by: Great Western 90 Posted on: Jul 31st, 2008, 5:20pm
A Strasburg Afternoon
Posted by: Great Western 90 Posted on: Jul 31st, 2008, 5:27pm
Getting Ready
Posted by: elsd45 Posted on: Nov 2nd, 2008, 10:11pm
Here is my favorite picture. It was taken in Rochelle ILL in 2007. A UP stack train just left Global 3 headed east. A ex CNW unit in command
Posted by: Cajon_92 Posted on: Jan 15th, 2010, 8:53pm
on Nov 2nd, 2008, 10:11pm, elsd45 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Here is my favorite picture. It was taken in Rochelle ILL in 2007. A UP stack train just left Global 3 headed east. A ex CNW unit in command

 
This is a great shot, the bell in the engines nose is a dead give away to it's C&NW heritage.
 
Cajon_92
Posted by: Cajon_92 Posted on: Jan 15th, 2010, 8:55pm
This is most likely my favorite shot, taken from Klondike, CA in Oct. 2009. BNSF 5354 is pushing hard on the back of BNSF 4748 west in the late afternoon sun.
 
Cajon_92
 
Posted by: Dennish759 Posted on: Dec 23rd, 2013, 12:25pm

 
 It's nickle plate on high speed run during a rail fan excursion  
 
Boy, she's movin'! At least 70 mph!
Posted by: CHESSIEMIKE Posted on: Dec 24th, 2013, 12:17am
Nice Dennish759.  
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