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In the Cut with Engine No. 40 and Friends.

Engineer, Fireman, and three fellow photogs. Notice Sony A7rIII w/24-70 f2.8 GM on the right.

 



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Out of the Cut -- A Nevada Northern Landscape!

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Hello Kelly
"Were you using the Zeiss zoom for these? They do seem to have the Zeiss rendering"

Yes and I am light years from being able to discern that like you do, amazing!
It's basically my walk around w my a6500. A nice tight combo.

You mentioned "Notice Sony A7rIII w/24-70 f2.8 GM on the right." That setup looks like quite a handful to be climbing around on that engine with. Makes me appreciate my tight little combo. But then different picture qualities. Sure looks like you guys were having a ton of FUN!

"Out of the cut" Another Perfect winter train scene. You can't get that unique shot In many other places. Thats right out of the year 1919

All the best_______Joe

Thanks Doc

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Post Options Post Options   Quote AudioDoc Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 July 2019 at 17:01
Thank you, Joe!

As for the fellow with the A7rIII. He also has the battery grip mounted. And he was usually carrying two A7rIIIs, the second one with the 70-200 f2.8 GM. I couldn't have carried that around at my age, but its a nice setup. And no lens changing and risk of snow and ash settling on the sensor.

As you can see, we had beautiful weather early each day, but later in the afternoon the clouds and snowfall rolled in.

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Those few who showed up 8am Sunday morning for the departure of Big Boy from Ogden Utah, on its "maiden Voyage" witnessed an unbelievable "once in a lifetime" event. I found Ogden to be an especially scenic city and the morning was beautiful. Things couldn't have worked out much better and as it turned out I couldn't have been much luckier on the whole trip, except I hit a little rough patch at Mono Lake. Well worth driving from San Francisco

I believe Big Boy was built to scale those mountains right there.
Big Boy on its rebirth Maiden Voyage

Big Boys Maiden Voyage
by /photos/purple-bullet/Coast

of course than there were those (like AudioDoc) who were lucky enough to photograph Big Boy climbing those very mountains

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Out of the Cut... fantastic Kelly, a wonderful image.
 



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A great scenic shot, Kelly!
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Thank you very much, Alan and Harald! Much appreciated!
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Very nice shot of 4014 leaving Ogden's Union Station, Joe! Thanks for sharing!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Coast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 July 2019 at 22:11
Thanks Doc,
Yes it was a wonderful day and you did well yourself
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Post Options Post Options   Quote bonneville Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 July 2019 at 15:26
Had to get up very early for a distant view of the Harringworth viaduct where the Flying Scotsman was due to cross last month. After parking the car and walking (with many others!) across fields I found a spot but knew it was too far away for my FE 70-200 f4, the longest lens I currently have for the a7ii. Still, it was great to actually see it and I share my humble efforts with you:

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Post Options Post Options   Quote pegelli Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 August 2019 at 14:58
Nice action series Brian. Only question is if there wasn't a good vantage point on the other side of the line, so the train would not be backlit. That would probably have enhanced the colours and crispness of the shots (but I don't know if the background would be as nice)



A few more from the Museum Buurtspoorweg in Haaksbergen


1: Engine # 6 "Magda" waiting along platform #2



2: Drive gear



3: Boilerfront



4: Gauges


1,2,4: A7ii + Elmarit 90/2.8, 3:A7 + Summaron 35/2.8
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Post Options Post Options   Quote magicman841 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 August 2019 at 03:06
Here's one from a recent trip to Chicago.


CTA L Train @ Chicago, IL by Mathieu Tremblay, on Flickr
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Post Options Post Options   Quote pegelli Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 04 August 2019 at 09:26
That's a great shot Mathieu

Almost looks like a model railroad
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