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HemiAdda2d Sep 11, 2020

  1. Joe Lovett

    Joe Lovett TrainBoard Member

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    Bridge is same color as the south one on my Arkansas River Bridge, even the rust is same.

    Joe
     
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  2. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Mostly N Scale Staff Member

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    Fort Worth, Texas before they rebuilt this multiple diamond. Tower 55. There are a few cars parked way off in the distance on a siding.
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  3. HemiAdda2d

    HemiAdda2d Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Former MILW Beverly Bridge in 2010...

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  4. Sepp K

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    The Lancaster Northern, operated by East Penn Railways, consists of the Northern end of the former Reading and Columbia branch, which also served Lancaster, PA. Trains operate twice a week into Spring Street Yard in Reading to exchange traffic with NS.
     
  5. Mike VE2TRV

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    Nice stretch of track at a nice time of year. The rails look well polished.

    Reminds me of a part of the old CN/CNoR/Montreal & Ottawa between St-Andre-Est and Grenville. But yours still has tracks. Not a "linear park" with asphalt paving...:(
     
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  6. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Very difficult to see this way now. Cottonwood trees all around the west end, obscuring the view.
     
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  7. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    The tower has been demolished?
     
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  8. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Mostly N Scale Staff Member

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    I believe that the tower is still there. They added a third track on the right.
     
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  9. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    After the shutdown, this was the furthest west still active signal on the Milwaukee Road's former Transcontinental Main. Looking into a sunset of finality. :( Miles City, Montana:

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  10. HemiAdda2d

    HemiAdda2d Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Sunset under Gassman Coulee. A train would have sent this shot over the top, but it wasn't to be.
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  11. Kurt Moose

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    Wow, just WOW Hemi!!!

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  12. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    What he said!!! ^^^^
     
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  13. Joe Lovett

    Joe Lovett TrainBoard Member

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    What Kurt and Boxcab said. Amazing photo.

    Joe
     
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  14. Mike VE2TRV

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    I guess it's unanimous - WOW!

    But if a train would cross just at that moment, it would have to be steam!:)
     
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  15. in2tech

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    Amazing Hemi. So you took that picture? I wonder the odds of that scene and a train actually passing? Beautiful shot!
     
  16. HemiAdda2d

    HemiAdda2d Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Yup, and haven't been able to replicate it since!
     
  17. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Mostly N Scale Staff Member

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  18. Hytec

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    Russell, since the gates are still down, I think it's a fair bet that the rear of the train is directly under your feet. :rolleyes:

    However, that's a great picture, also an excellent example of the artistic vanishing point. :cool:
     
  19. r_i_straw

    r_i_straw Mostly N Scale Staff Member

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    Yeah, I tend to have a lot of those type shots. I must have worked in a caboose in a previous life. However there is no train in the photo. :p
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  20. Hytec

    Hytec TrainBoard Member

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    Hey, I never called you on that. You bring so much outside interest to our forum, I just had to pull your leg for fun. :p
     
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