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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-14-2019, 05:49 PM
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Posted By miningcamper1
Lots of pics on here can be better than they are....

Lots of pics on here can be better than they are. I download them just for practice. Often a single click can do the job. :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-11-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By miningcamper1
I just refreshed my homepage a few times and got:...

I just refreshed my homepage a few times and got:

Chase Bank
Generic Drugs
Geico
Trump's Border Wall (!)
Squarespace
Sean Hannity

None of which I have recently visited online...:lol:...and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-11-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By miningcamper1
Practically every time I attempted a day of...

Practically every time I attempted a day of shooting on the old C&O lines, the crickets were chirping. For hours and hours. So I avoided it in favor of busier and/or more scenic lines. Is it much...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-11-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By miningcamper1
Ouch! Didn't notice that. I wonder if the...

Ouch! Didn't notice that.
I wonder if the person who posted the link noticed that little detail.

Longer trains and fewer trains- that sure sounds like SP drag freights!
If they can keep the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-10-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By miningcamper1
I'll take your word for that. As for running...

I'll take your word for that.

As for running the same amount of tonnage with fewer locomotives, are we talking short fast trains that run on a schedule, or are we talking drag freights? Fewer...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-10-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By miningcamper1
Are we in a recession???

Someone posted this link below a photo of stored UP power:
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-10-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By miningcamper1
____:lol::lol::lol:____

____:lol::lol::lol:____
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-10-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By miningcamper1
Really? My ad-blocker is off, yet I'm not seeing...

Really? My ad-blocker is off, yet I'm not seeing that.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-10-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By miningcamper1
Why does Railpictures.net have to be so picky? ...

Why does Railpictures.net have to be so picky?

RP would not be RP if they were not picky! :lol: Just go back into the forum archives and see for yourself!

In the first I would also trim that...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-10-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,007
Posted By miningcamper1
Times change...on the first charter I attended,...

Times change...on the first charter I attended, the guys with sound recorders were complaining to the organizers about all the noise from motor-drive SLRs. I was unable to accommodate them, since my...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-04-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,007
Posted By miningcamper1
Did someone say "...what a little splash of red...

Did someone say "...what a little splash of red can do..."?

[photoid=505868] [photoid=422060] [photoid=2200]

Actually so rare that only 4 or 5 out of 1000+ PC photos here have that.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-03-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,007
Posted By miningcamper1
I honestly asked myself: Is it a train photo with...

I honestly asked myself: Is it a train photo with a cactus, or is it a cactus photo with a train? :twisted:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-03-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,007
Posted By miningcamper1
The best thing about the NS black scheme is that...

The best thing about the NS black scheme is that it's not worse than it is. :(
It certainly has been around an awfully long time as mediocre schemes go.

Of course NS is a leader in special...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-30-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By miningcamper1
Also, they are oddballs, and railroads have a...

Also, they are oddballs, and railroads have a long history of not loving oddballs. Perhaps someone looking for a cheap-to-buy used one will go for one or two.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-28-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By miningcamper1
Huletts at work, 1906

Lots to see in this one! Hulett unloaders at work on a large laker- looks like it's the Manila. In the foreground, an Erie three-truck ore car. I've seen three-truck locomotives, of course, but never...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-23-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By miningcamper1
Fake People!

Pocket just suggested this rather fascinating article:

https://petapixel.com/2018/12/17/these-portraits-were-made-by-ai-none-of-these-people-exist/
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-23-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By miningcamper1
This must be devastating for his rather large...

This must be devastating for his rather large family. :(
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-23-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By miningcamper1
I've suggested this before (I think): Make a page...

I've suggested this before (I think): Make a page of random accepted RP thumbs placed edge-to-edge. Place your photo right in the middle to see whether it harmonizes or clashes with the accepted ones.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-23-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By miningcamper1
Here's Windows 8.1's one-click opinion: [BTW I...

Here's Windows 8.1's one-click opinion:
[BTW I absolutely love the 8.1 editor- saves me loads of time by getting photos into the ballpark with only minor tweaks remaining.]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-23-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By miningcamper1
Oops? That attachment is exactly the same as...

Oops? That attachment is exactly the same as Spacetrain's original. :)

***8:51 update- Now it's diifferent! A bit too dark now?***
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-22-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By miningcamper1
Ummm...too tall (blank sky), too warm, overall...

Ummm...too tall (blank sky), too warm, overall image quality lacking. :(

Good that you got the whole train, though.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-22-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By miningcamper1
A very sad situation, even if, as one commenter...

A very sad situation, even if, as one commenter put it, "nobody likes him".

I've actually been following several true crime stories from NH/VT. Years ago, I tended to think that this region was...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-21-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By miningcamper1
Really? Did someone quit or get disinvited?

Really? Did someone quit or get disinvited?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-20-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By miningcamper1
Simple enough to zap it if saving the excellent...

Simple enough to zap it if saving the excellent photo! I don't recall any pirate connection to the North Pole Express. :confused:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-15-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,465
Posted By miningcamper1
Once upon a time, I too got ulcers over...

Once upon a time, I too got ulcers over rejections here, although about 80% were accepted. Everything changed once my Flickr views left my RP views in the dust. Sometimes I don't even bother...
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