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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-10-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Alan
I think it's a great shot.

I think it's a great shot.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-09-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,044
Posted By Alan
What a sad day for all of us in southeast...

What a sad day for all of us in southeast Michigan who got bombarded by this story on the local news for days. One theory I heard was that many slow moving freights use these tracks and that the...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-09-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,506
Posted By Alan
Grand Trunk Western Tracks were only a...

Grand Trunk Western

Tracks were only a couple miles from my house growing up. Great paint scheme. Not to many GT engines left anymore as Canadian National is repainting them.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-09-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By Alan
Congrats on your new camera David. Did you ever...

Congrats on your new camera David. Did you ever pick up that book, Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson. I really think it will help you take better pictures.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-09-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,045
Posted By Alan
Whether you think the officer was wrong or right...

Whether you think the officer was wrong or right to question someone taking pictures of trains, he was doing his job. From the original post, it doesn't seem like the the officer was harassing the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-20-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Alan
Hi wlandenberger. You can try Durand. ...

Hi wlandenberger.

You can try Durand. Although I was up there two weeks ago on a Saturday and rail traffic was a little sparse. The depot in Mt. Clemens used to be a good spot. If you have the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-16-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,380
Posted By Alan
If you don't get the satisfaction your looking...

If you don't get the satisfaction your looking for, threaten to take them to small claims court. Or better yet, if you know a lawyer, have him/her send them a letter on his/her letterhead. That...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-13-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,591
Posted By Alan
Durand was just dead

I was in Durand Michigan last weekend, August 7 and 8. Many people say Durand is the best place in Michigan to train watch. On Saturday from 8am to midnight, a total of 16 hours. I saw about 5...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-13-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,381
Posted By Alan
Where I live in Michigan, your lucky to see 5...

Where I live in Michigan, your lucky to see 5 trains all day. I'll take 30 trains anyday.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-29-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,427
Posted By Alan
[QUOTE=UCRP93;79298]Other railfans are generally...

[QUOTE=UCRP93;79298]Other railfans are generally a pain. Unless I'm going to a railroad hotspot like Berea, Greenwich, Fostoria, or something like that, I'd prefer to just not see a railfan. They...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-29-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,340
Posted By Alan
I don't like steam engines and I don't do crowds.

I don't like steam engines and I don't do crowds.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-28-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,340
Posted By Alan
You know, I have to agree with you. Fostoria may...

You know, I have to agree with you. Fostoria may get more trains but I think Marion is a much better location to watch trains from. If you don't mind the wait between trains. Unfortunately the...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-28-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,340
Posted By Alan
Just came back from Marion Ohio

I just came back from a weekend at Marion Ohio. What a great little city to go to if you've never been there. I had to stay about 5 miles away from the depot because there are no hotels in that...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-16-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By Alan
Good work David, your pictures are getting...

Good work David, your pictures are getting better. Keep it up.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2009, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By Alan
David Do you mean you have a point and shoot...

David

Do you mean you have a point and shoot camera?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Alan
Don I'm far from an expert, but the train...

Don

I'm far from an expert, but the train looks a little blurry. I love the shot though.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By Alan
HMMMMM, burned out buildings..........Detroit :-D

HMMMMM, burned out buildings..........Detroit :-D
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-11-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By Alan
Less coffee, that's a good one. ...

Less coffee, that's a good one. :lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Trip Reports 07-10-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,174
Posted By Alan
Need someplace else to go

Fellow Railfans

I'm getting tired of going to Fostoria and Deshler. Looking for someplace else to go in Ohio. Any suggestions........??
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-05-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By Alan
Chris, judging by the amount of photos on...

Chris, judging by the amount of photos on jetphotos compared to the amount on RP, in MY OPINION (don't be sending me all kinds of hate responses) it seems like RP is much more picky in the pictures...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-05-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Alan
Jim, I almost have to agree with you. I too live...

Jim, I almost have to agree with you. I too live in Michigan and it's a real challenge to get a good shot. Jim Thias seems to find good shots though. I guess when you live in a small town, you...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-05-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Alan
I have to disagree with those of you who like the...

I have to disagree with those of you who like the first shot. I'm sorry but the big Copenhagen sign and the gas pump isn't doing anything for me. :roll:
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-05-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By Alan
I think what David is trying to say is that he...

I think what David is trying to say is that he doesn't have a camera that you can adjust the shutter and aperture. I think......
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-03-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By Alan
Yea, it's a great book. There are probably many...

Yea, it's a great book. There are probably many people who can benefit from this book.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-29-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By Alan
David Nutter.......This one's for you.

David, your pictures are not that bad. You just need a little help with exposure and composition. I'd like to recommend a book called "Understanding Exposure" by Bryan Peterson. I'm fairly new to...
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