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Burlington Northern Santa Fe RR in Franklin Canyon Califoria

 
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Apr 28, 2011 00:01 |  #1

Any day now the green grass of the canyon will turn "golden" for the rest of the year, so I have been stopping on the way home from work to grab some shots of trains in this very scenic location northwest of San Francisco.

Classic "Warbonnet" leading a group of locomotive running light

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Heading away
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Local switching
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The grass won't be this green again until around November
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Daily UPS train coming through
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The UPS train does not waste time
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Practicing panning
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Another day, another UPS train
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Thanks for looking, and any C&C is welcome.

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Apr 28, 2011 00:26 |  #2

Great shots! My favorites are 1, 2, and 8. Thanks for sharing.


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Apr 28, 2011 02:32 |  #3

Nice collection of shots. You have some great locations.


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Apr 28, 2011 07:48 |  #4

These are very nice! Especially #2.


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Apr 28, 2011 20:20 |  #5

My son would love these.




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Apr 28, 2011 21:07 |  #6

Thanks all, #2 is probably my favorite of this series as well. Not bad considering I was chasing the sound of the horns and got it from out the window of my GTI at rurual grade crossing just as it went by!


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Apr 28, 2011 21:26 |  #7

Nice set, and as you say, while the fields are still green........




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Apr 28, 2011 23:26 |  #8

Nice series. Great scenery to go with


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Apr 29, 2011 02:37 |  #9

My favs are #2 and #8... Great color and exposure!


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Apr 29, 2011 10:53 |  #10

Second one is great!


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Apr 29, 2011 20:17 |  #11

i'm working towards being one of those! (in a few years, hopefully!)


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Apr 29, 2011 21:34 |  #12

Great pics all. The second and the last are my favs. Nicely done.




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