RailPictures.Net Photo: CVLC 4 Clover Valley Lumber Co. Steam 2-6-6-2T at Fremont (Niles), California by Kevin Madore
 
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» Clover Valley Lumber Co. (more..)
» Steam 2-6-6-2T (more..)
» Vallejo Mill (Approx MP 30.3) 
» Fremont (Niles), California, USA (more..)
» February 08, 2020
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» CVLC 4 (more..)
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Clover Valley Lumber #4 and the "Burning of Rome". At just above every charter, we'll get one photographer who gets really grumpy after a run-by that features an almost completely clean stack. Hey, most of us do like a little smoke to remind the viewers of our photos that this is indeed a steam engine, and a smoke plume is one of the things that makes these machines spectacular. Unfortunately, a radio call to the crew for "MORE SMOKE" is invariably met with a bit of an over-reaction, and the result is typically what you see here. On the very next run-by, the fireman will be over-firing so heavily that massive flashes of fire are visible below the fire pan, and the plume is dense and black. Legendary photographers Beebe & Clegg used to call it "The Burning of Rome" and they wanted their pictures to look like this. So in their memory, we'll dedicate this one to Lucius and Charles.
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Scenes of Clover Valley Lumber Company #4 and Columbia River Belt Line Railway #7 in action with freight and log trains, on a portion of the original Transcontinental Railroad.
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  ApertureFNumber  f/8.0
  Make  NIKON CORPORATION
  Model  NIKON D850
  ExposureTime  1/500
  ISOSpeedRatings  200
  Flash  0
  FocalLength  240/10

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