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Dec 01, 2015 14:15 |  #3046

lostinthe619 wrote in post #17803024 (external link)
UP 7238 leads the westbound AGBMI 21 as it works its way over Donner Pass.

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Fantastic shot, nice preparation.


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Dec 01, 2015 15:16 |  #3047

Wow, how hard was it to get to that spot???? Nice shot!


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Dec 01, 2015 17:44 |  #3048

lostinthe619 wrote in post #17803024 (external link)
UP 7238 leads the westbound AGBMI 21 as it works its way over Donner Pass.

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Did you have to eat anyone while you were waiting for the train? Nice shot.




  
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Dec 01, 2015 19:39 |  #3049

I don't capture trains much at all, but this engine caught my eye. I always wonder what the engineer is doing...


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Dec 01, 2015 21:55 |  #3050

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Dec 06, 2015 15:36 |  #3051

I really don't shoot trains but I make an exception if the weather co operates when the CP Holiday Train passes through the area. I'm posting last years shot which was taken while standing on a frozen marsh & this years shot for about 100 meters further away but with a bit of ambient light for a better shutter speed.

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Dec 07, 2015 06:40 |  #3052

Really cool shots.


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Dec 07, 2015 08:23 |  #3053

Thank You. I had to wait 3 years after getting the idea to try to capture it crossing the bridge. I wouldn't have been able to see it those first 2 years thanks to blowing snow / white out conditions. When the time did come i had no idea how many cars would be lit up but I was able to find how wide the bridge was thanks to the internet.


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Dec 07, 2015 18:31 |  #3054

The CP Holiday train traveled through Milwaukee on Friday.

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Dec 07, 2015 18:46 as a reply to  @ wizzells's post |  #3055

These two images are easily the best images I have seen this year of the Christmas train. Very cool!




  
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Dec 07, 2015 18:58 |  #3056

Somebody had a great idea!


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Dec 07, 2015 21:46 |  #3057

I don't know whether CP's contest is applicable for the US side of the tour but they have a photo contest that gives out 4 tickets to the winners in each category to ride from a local stop to the next one. If you didn't know about it it's worth investigating IF you have a lot of Facebook friends. They can vote every day so he / she who has the most friends probably wins.


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Dec 17, 2015 19:25 |  #3058

Bridge still painted for the original owner

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Dec 18, 2015 18:32 |  #3060

Here's the SP4449 getting ready for the holiday train rides this afternoon...

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