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Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 04-23-2017, 07:50 PM
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Posted By dsktc
Delmarva Central Switcher, Enola Yard, PA

Driving past the south end of Enola Yard, Cumberland County, at 1209 today, I saw Delmarva Central Switcher 1561. It looks new.


Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-26-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By dsktc
Here is the story from WHP: ...

Here is the story from WHP:


http://www.whptv.com/news/local/story/Man-taking-pictures-of-trains-falls-hundreds-of/dHSqDByLGkydGrRa34cPqg.cspx


Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-26-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By dsktc
Railfan injured on Blue Mountain

WHP TV reported yesterday that an apparent railfan
was injured when he tumbled down the west slope of
Blue Mountain on Thursday morning. It appears he
lost his footing and fell several hundred...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-22-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 496
Posted By dsktc
OT: Into the Darkness, the Coal Mines of WV

From the Washington Post:

"DON BRAGG'S LAST BIRTHDAY WAS A NORMAL WORKING DAY for both him and Delorice Bragg, his wife of five years, but she had gone to unusual lengths to make it a memorable...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-09-2007, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By dsktc
OT: Comet McNaught

Comet McNaught has become the brightest comet
in thirty years. It is visible in the early morning
and evening skies of the Northern hemisphere.

Many folks have taken some fine images of this...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 12-17-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By dsktc
Rod, If you plan to visit Central PA, let me...

Rod,

If you plan to visit Central PA, let me know.

There are many excellent locations in the area for rail photography.
For instance, Harrisburg is home to the Rockville Bridge and
Norfolk...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-05-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By dsktc
Hugh Growth in DSLR Sales Expected

"Shutterbugs are snapping up high-end digital cameras, creating some unexpected prosperity for the photography industry.

"Now that more than half of American families have replaced their film...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-09-2006, 12:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By dsktc
Canon 20D Dissection

Don't try this at home:

http://www.pbase.com/gmr2048/20d-dissection

Dave
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-05-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,295
Posted By dsktc
Smile I see that Karl Rove has been trespassing in the...

I see that Karl Rove has been trespassing in the railyards
again.


Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-14-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By dsktc
Canon 400D Review at DPR

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos400d/

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos400d/page29.asp

Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-30-2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,286
Posted By dsktc
Photography and Security

From the Galveston (Texas) The Daily News:

"GALVESTON Are law-enforcement officials who patrol refineries and ports going too far in the name of homeland security?

"Some photographers, who...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-23-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By dsktc
DPR Nikon D80 Review

Despite issues with noise at higher ISOs,
it is Highly Recommended:

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/nikond80/

Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-24-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,619
Posted By dsktc
Canon 400D Announced

http://www.dpreview.com/news/0608/06082416canoneos400drebelxti.asp

Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-10-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By dsktc
Sensor & Sensibility

http://www.luminous-landscape.com/essays/sensor-design.shtml

Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-09-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By dsktc
Nikon's new D80

From DPR:

http://www.dpreview.com/news/0608/06080903nikond80withpreview.asp

Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-02-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By dsktc
GPS tracker for Sony Cameras

From DPR:

"Sony has today announced a very interesting little device for
recording the position where photographs are taken. The GPS-CS1 is a
small (9 cm / 3.5 in) cylindrical device which you...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-22-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By dsktc
A good photo is a good photo whether it was taken...

A good photo is a good photo whether it was taken with
a DSLR in 2006 or Kodachrome in 1966.

Nevertheless, I do occasionally see scans of old slides
here that make me cringe. Historical value...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 07-18-2006, 11:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 776
Posted By dsktc
NS Chairman Moorman Letter to the STB

http://www.nscorp.com/nscorphtml/releases06/stb_letter.pdf

Dave
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-13-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By dsktc
Q and A with Michele McNally, Asst. Photo Editor of the NY Times

Talk to the Newsroom: Assistant Managing Editor for Photography
Michele McNally.

http://www.nytimes.com/ref/business/media/asktheeditors.html?8dpc

Dave
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-08-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By dsktc
VA will pay most of cost for Intermodal Rail Yard in Roanoke Region

From the Roanoke Times:

"State will pay most of cost for intermodal rail yard in Roanoke region.

"Gov. Tim Kaine and Norfolk Southern Chairman "Wick" Moorman signed an
agreement today that...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-26-2006, 12:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 574
Posted By dsktc
In Katrina's Wake

With its 2005 annual report,
Norfolk Southern included a DVD entitled
"In Katrina's Wake," documenting
NS response to the catastrophe
of hurricane Katrina.

It is a pretty slick (in the best...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-21-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By dsktc
Chinese Steam Coming to U.S.?

"PITTSBURGH Mainline steam in China is finished, but two Chinese
locomotives will have a second life in U.S. in 2006, with three more
possibly coming later. Railroad Development Corp. of...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-19-2006, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By dsktc
Mississippi Senators' Rail Plan Challenged

Front page story in today's Washington Post:

"Mississippi's two U.S. senators included $700 million in an emergency war spending bill to relocate a Gulf Coast rail line that has already been...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-10-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By dsktc
KCS and NS Complete Regulatory Review

Kansas City, Mo., and Norfolk, Va., April 10, 2006 - Kansas City
Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) and Norfolk Southern (NS) (NYSE: NSC)
announced that they have cleared the last regulatory hurdle for...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-05-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By dsktc
Canon 30D Review

Not unexpectedly, Phil Askew of
DPR rates the 30D as "Highly Recommended":

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos30d/

Dave
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