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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-30-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Joe the Photog
I may see them making it if the snow was still...

I may see them making it if the snow was still falling. Also, are these converted to B&W or is the color just muted due to the fog? Either way, I don't see it making RP

I've been wrong before...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 11-18-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,355
Posted By Joe the Photog
Some of this is second hand and some of it was...

Some of this is second hand and some of it was told to me directly. I wouldn't use it in a story I was writing, but on an internet board, I think it's OK. Trackwork should begin after the new year...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-16-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By Joe the Photog
It looks like filtered sun to me, not direct...

It looks like filtered sun to me, not direct sunlight. Between the dirty YN3 and the lack of anything else in the shot, I'd be surprised this one makes it in the database.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 11-11-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,355
Posted By Joe the Photog
Meanwhile, here are two of them 60Ms roaming...

Meanwhile, here are two of them 60Ms roaming around

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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-06-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Joe the Photog
What Loyd said. When I opened the first shot, my...

What Loyd said. When I opened the first shot, my eyes were drawn to the cutoff siding first ting. Like if you had left the train where it was, but panned the camera to the left which would put the...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 11-06-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,355
Posted By Joe the Photog
So I finally got around to loading the shots of...

So I finally got around to loading the shots of the new track in Lancaster. Click on the link to read the caption at Flickr

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50573124287_ba65218b91_c.jpg...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-06-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Joe the Photog
It's a good way to depict speed esp. at a...

It's a good way to depict speed esp. at a crossing with a car in front of the train. It's usually not a shot I think about doing, but I have, in fact, done it a few times with typical modern day...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 10-14-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 177,703
Posted By Joe the Photog
It seems wrong t give an update now, so soon...

It seems wrong t give an update now, so soon after Mr Hamilton has passed.

But it has been reported on multiple Facebook groups -- so that means it's true, SMH -- that Corman is sending a six axle...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 10-14-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 177,703
Posted By Joe the Photog
Word if his passing is very sad news to his...

Word if his passing is very sad news to his family and friends and he railfan community. Thanks for letting us know. I had somehow missed it on Facebook.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-01-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By Joe the Photog
The original looks level to me and the suggested...

The original looks level to me and the suggested crap is likely to get me banned from the forums if I posted my true feelings on it. The crop takes out everything that is interesting to me except for...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-03-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,207
Posted By Joe the Photog
Lots of uninteresting sky above the clouds. Also...

Lots of uninteresting sky above the clouds. Also needed cropping on the right side up to closer to the white sign. Better framing needed, really, out in the field
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-24-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,355
Posted By Joe the Photog
About the only thing I can think it would do is...

About the only thing I can think it would do is to get off the track a little earlier. Trains have to crawl past the office which brings traffic to a stop once it hits Main and then Market Street....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-24-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,960
Posted By Joe the Photog
I can't get past the part that B40-8s aren't...

I can't get past the part that B40-8s aren't common power when you can go back to that railroad and apparently shoot the same loco in better weather
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-18-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 57,332
Posted By Joe the Photog
Doug, You're fine. Just keep unloading L&C...

Doug,

You're fine. Just keep unloading L&C and other shots from the southeast!
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-18-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,355
Posted By Joe the Photog
So that 8 million dollar grant is being put to...

So that 8 million dollar grant is being put to work. I never considered this when I heard about the grant, but they are upgrading th former Southern line to take six axle power. No new power that I...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-25-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 57,332
Posted By Joe the Photog
I would say most railfans have seen that triple...

I would say most railfans have seen that triple decker shot at Richmond before, FWIW.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-13-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 57,332
Posted By Joe the Photog
So it seems like some of you folks wish there was...

So it seems like some of you folks wish there was a bottom shot of the day along with th top shot. I never understood the problem you folks have with linking shots to Facebook. I always thought the...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 04-20-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,355
Posted By Joe the Photog
I hope you and your mom are OK, Mike. With some...

I hope you and your mom are OK, Mike. With some restrictions being lifted in South Carolina, you should be able to get out and get some photos hike you're in state. You should definitely hit up the...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 04-06-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,355
Posted By Joe the Photog
Latest motive power news is they got an SD40-2...

Latest motive power news is they got an SD40-2 from the Yadkin Valley, #7092, which is believed to be former BN, same number, sans dynamic brakes. It is painted black and still has the YVRR lettering...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-06-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,966
Posted By Joe the Photog
It needs to be rotated .5% CW. FWIW, I like the...

It needs to be rotated .5% CW. FWIW, I like the crop. It might be on of those cases where you have to ask if it is worth trying to fit in the box RP wants it to fit into
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-21-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 71,187
Posted By Joe the Photog
Same here, actually. Maybe it's jealousy from...

Same here, actually. Maybe it's jealousy from folks who don't have drones. I don't have one, but some of the photography I see taken with one are really good. Drones are just another tool to get...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 11-24-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,355
Posted By Joe the Photog
Longtime L&C Railway president Steve Gedney...

Longtime L&C Railway president Steve Gedney passed away this past Friday at age 76 from complication due to cancer. Mr. Gedney is creditted with making the L&C what it is today in many ways. Consider...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-03-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,081
Posted By Joe the Photog
It's a going away shot with a lot of dead space...

It's a going away shot with a lot of dead space at the bottom of the frame. The buildings are cut off behind the train because it is cropped a little too tight. I would give up on getting this one...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 10-27-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,002
Posted By Joe the Photog
Thank you, Ted. Those links were very helpful.

Thank you, Ted. Those links were very helpful.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 10-25-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,002
Posted By Joe the Photog
Who still rosters U18Bs?

My question really should be if the Pickens is the last railroad with active U18Bs on the roster? I know there was someone that still had a few somewhat recently, but maybe my Google skills are going...
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