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Here She Comes by classictrains Here She Comes by classictrains
Kind of funny... remembering traveling in the backseat of my folks cars in the early 50's... going across Nebraska on US 6 watching for headlights and smoke on the horizon. And today... deja vu. Coming south on Indiana 421 and there's the smoke and the headlight again. But this time it's NKP Berk 765.
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RailroadNutjob Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011  Student General Artist
I see her, in the far distance.....

Nice shot.
:)
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Silverwolf-1ofmany Featured By Owner May 26, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Do I see a lit fusee on the left rail, or is it my imagination? :confused: Very Cool, how often do you get to see a working steam engine on the mainline these days? :D
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classictrains Featured By Owner May 26, 2009
Nope that's just a light reflection (or a mirage if you prefer).

Well first this isn't the mainline. This is museum trackage.

As far as finding this... well in this case I pay very close attention to the Journal's of watchers who live near me. In this case, Joe, Larry, and James. I don't have time to dig this stuff up but Joe has been paying close attention.
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Silverwolf-1ofmany Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh, I see. :D
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robertbeardwell Featured By Owner May 25, 2009  Student Photographer
Really how do you get away with shots like this? In the UK even going on any track is like illegal, nevermind of having the freedom to walk on to it and taking a photograph of a on coming train.

Just amazing :D
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classictrains Featured By Owner May 25, 2009
Well first I'm in the countryside standing on a level crossing that is unguarded by anything but a shaky wooden crossbuck. Second this train is about a mile away and backing up. Third, this is private trackage and the trains run at about 10 mph.
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divby0 Featured By Owner May 26, 2009  Professional Writer
More like, "there she goes" than "here she comes"
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classictrains Featured By Owner May 26, 2009
Shhh.. spoiler alert! LOL (Yes, I know I already gave it away and I haven't yet posted a pix of the speeder which you can see here if you know it's there.)
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divby0 Featured By Owner May 27, 2009  Professional Writer
yeah. i noticed that. ;)
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robertbeardwell Featured By Owner May 25, 2009  Student Photographer
This would explain it then lol :D
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