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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-08-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,225
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Uhhhhhhhh...............

Uhhhhhhhh...............
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-07-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,216
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Can someone please explain to me how this shot......

Can someone please explain to me how this shot...

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...is any different from this one...

[photoid=237986]

...yet I haven't heard a single peep from anyone about it?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-08-2007, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Believe it or not, a few months ago one of the...

Believe it or not, a few months ago one of the categories on the show was, of all things, tourist railroads and museums in the States. Needless to say, I answered each of the questions correctly...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-27-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,164
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Capt'n, The Texas State Railroad has a new...

Capt'n,

The Texas State Railroad has a new website now... check it out at http://www.texasstaterr.com. According to the website, it looks as if regular passenger service will resume the first...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-15-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Here are my two contributions: Photo #1 -...

Here are my two contributions:

Photo #1 - taken June 30th, 2007 at Tobyhanna, Pa. during one of Steamtown's rare all-day trips to the Delaware Water Gap behind CP 4-6-2 #2317. Just took it because...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-10-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By Strasburg_fan
My last shot of 2006 was taken on December 30th,...

My last shot of 2006 was taken on December 30th, at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. The locomotive is Virginia & Truckee 2-6-0 #20, the "Tahoe" - one of the premier exhibits at the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 08-21-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By Strasburg_fan
So far I have 31 photos on RP and 499 on my hard...

So far I have 31 photos on RP and 499 on my hard drive. I have a few more that could probably get accepted to the database if I ever get around to uploading them! :razz:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-09-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Freewebs has an HTML Web Builder mode for more...

Freewebs has an HTML Web Builder mode for more advanced users, as well as an Easy Web Builder mode for beginners, so you're free to select either one to give your website a more personalized...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-27-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Strasburg_fan
I like the first one. I think it may have the...

I like the first one. I think it may have the best chance of being accepted. Try playing around with it and see what you can come up with. As for the others, IMHO they would be better off for your...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-20-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Yep, they both got in! I was sort of surprised to...

Yep, they both got in! I was sort of surprised to find out that the second one made it! Thank you everyone for all your help.

-Chris
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-20-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Do these Two Have a Chance?

Do you think these two photos "have what it takes" to be on RP.net? Or should they be part of the personal collection?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewqueued.php?id=216246...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-12-2006, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Hi Justin, The best place to start would be...

Hi Justin,

The best place to start would be the scenic train's website, www.gettysburgrail.com. They have alot of great photos and information on the railroad line, plus a guide to points of...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-05-2006, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Sorry I forgot to mention the state in the...

Sorry I forgot to mention the state in the original post. Both railroads are in New York.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-25-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Help Save Two Railroad Museums!

Trail plan could mark end of line for railroad
By Kathryn Gill, Freeman staff

KINGSTON - Ulster County may drop a long-term plan for a tourist train from Kingston to Highmount in favor of a...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-25-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By Strasburg_fan
The Texas State Railroad Needs Your Help!

I'll give it to you straight from the Texas State Railroad's website:

The Texas State Railroad needs your help. We are fighting two battles trying to save the TSRR.

One is the state's severe...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-08-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,420
Posted By Strasburg_fan
I'll admit that no less then a few weeks ago, I...

I'll admit that no less then a few weeks ago, I too was guilty of re-submitting an unchanged photo twice over a three month period. At that time I was unaware of the general policy of this site...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-04-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Thanks for the advice, guys. I'll play around...

Thanks for the advice, guys. I'll play around with it a little, submit it, and hope for the best! :)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-01-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,413
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Think It has a Chance?

I was planning to upload this photo, but I was wondering if you guys can give me your opinions on it first. Do you think it has a chance of being accepted, or am I just wasting my time uploading it?...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-13-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,015
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Although I'm certainly not an expert at...

Although I'm certainly not an expert at critiquing photos, I'd suggest you may want to try cropping the right side of the first photo a little tighter and maybe brighten it up a bit. I'd appeal the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-10-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Looking at both photos objectively, I can't...

Looking at both photos objectively, I can't really find anything much to pick at. They're both great images. I'd appeal. ;)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-27-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Hmm. That certainly is a very nice photograph you...

Hmm. That certainly is a very nice photograph you have there. I'd say that my guess as to why it was rejected is because the cropping is just a tad too tight and that you cut off the engine. It...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-26-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,062
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Two things: 1. The decline of mainline...

Two things:

1. The decline of mainline steam, and
2. Mainline railroad mergers. Hard to believe how few mainline railroads survive today as compared with 15 years ago. :(
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-23-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,965
Posted By Strasburg_fan
What Railroad/ Train Are You?

Not sure if this has been posted here before or not, but I thought some of you may find this interesting/ amusing/ entertaining. Take the Railroads and Trains personality quiz and find out which...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-21-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Thanks for the helpful tips, guys. I'll see what...

Thanks for the helpful tips, guys. I'll see what I can do. :wink:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-20-2005, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By Strasburg_fan
Rejected Photo...Need Some Advice

Greetings! This photo was rejected awhile ago for "Bad Cropping". When I asked for a more in-depth explanation, I was told that "the image could be sharpened a tad". Any pointers/ suggestions on what...
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