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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-04-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 107
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Posted By bigbassloyd
Just doing a quick look it appears around 75...

Just doing a quick look it appears around 75 percent of the site traffic is from the US.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-03-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
I've always been a bit bitter over all the...

I've always been a bit bitter over all the excellent continuation of improvements there, while rp.net just exists. There's been plenty of people threaten to start a completing website for the choos...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-03-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
I'll take the Metra trains if you throw in the...

I'll take the Metra trains if you throw in the Racetrack and Oberweis in Western Springs.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-03-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
I hope you're only playing along ala obscar and...

I hope you're only playing along ala obscar and not taking any offense. There's plenty of difficult shots throughout the US and I was only being moderately silly as I usually am here.

I would...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-03-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
You realize that the feller with his hand on the...

You realize that the feller with his hand on the steering wheel here, is the same feller that started and owned the worlds largest aviation photography website right? It's extremely content heavy in...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-03-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
Well yeah because we have Burkholder.. duh :D ...

Well yeah because we have Burkholder.. duh :D

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-03-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
I'm wanting to return to a time when you could...

I'm wanting to return to a time when you could incite a lively EARP vs WARP firefight on obscar with the mere mention of an advantage to either side in regards to scenery or effort. The truth is.....
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-03-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
West coast = easy to capture impressive scenes. ...

West coast = easy to capture impressive scenes. I'm not shocked at that number, and I bet there's plenty of other areas on the West side with as many or more SCs. It's like shooting fish in a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-02-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By bigbassloyd
It needs at least 1 degree CCW rotation, with...

It needs at least 1 degree CCW rotation, with some minor adjustment made to address lens distortion.



It needs around .75 degrees CCW rotation, with moderate adjustments made for lens...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-31-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
The conversations were always better with you in...

The conversations were always better with you in them. Your vocabulary is superior to a WV mud eater like myself. :D I'm better looking, and taller though.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-28-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By bigbassloyd
Sam has a smugmug website under his name, but I'm...

Sam has a smugmug website under his name, but I'm not sure how many of his recent photos have been added. He was a fast learner with the flashes though. Maybe the teacher was just that awesome, but...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-28-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
Algorithm? :D Loyd L.

Algorithm? :D

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-27-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By bigbassloyd
Bless you! Loyd L.

Bless you!

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-27-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By bigbassloyd
I agree. 1 degree works pretty well. The shot...

I agree. 1 degree works pretty well. The shot just didn't look right at first glance, but where it's taken in a slight curve and no real solid vertical references, I adjusted until it looked right...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-27-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,698
Posted By bigbassloyd
So far there hasn't been a real pattern emerging...

So far there hasn't been a real pattern emerging on where they go. The day crew works Mon-Fri and the evening crew Sun-Thur currently.

They have upgraded the speed limits on the 'main' line and...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-27-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By bigbassloyd
Your photography has spruced up the place quite a...

Your photography has spruced up the place quite a bit. While it's not the place it used to be 15 years ago, there's still some good that comes from the forum occasionally. :D

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-23-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
Not purposely, but he was one heck of a funny...

Not purposely, but he was one heck of a funny guy.

Loyd L.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-22-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By bigbassloyd
The Gorge isn't an easy location to railfan as it...

The Gorge isn't an easy location to railfan as it involves alot of driving and walking. There are great shots to be had though. Aside from where you initially said you were going Cunard (Sewell),...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-22-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By bigbassloyd
Probably so lol. So in that case, yes, Thurmond...

Probably so lol. So in that case, yes, Thurmond on weekends during the warm months is visited by several hundred people per day.

Loyd L.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-22-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By bigbassloyd
I wouldn't call it busy. In all honesty you will...

I wouldn't call it busy. In all honesty you will be lucky to catch 4-5 trains in the gorge during daylight. Usually 2-3 is normal. No Amtrak or RJ Corman on Saturday either. I forgot to mention...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-22-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By bigbassloyd
Huntington Division doesn't exist anymore. The...

Huntington Division doesn't exist anymore. The New River Subdivision is part of the Florence Division. The current 24 hour count here varies between 6-14 trains per 24 hours. If you're a capable...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 05-21-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By bigbassloyd
Looks like the 2nd rejection is off quite a bit...

Looks like the 2nd rejection is off quite a bit more than the first one. Now that I'm home on my money making monitor looking at it, there's a slight turquoise cast on the first one, but more...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 05-20-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By bigbassloyd
Looks fine to me as well Lucas. Loyd L.

Looks fine to me as well Lucas.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-19-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
I like the way you type. Loyd L.

I like the way you type.

Loyd L.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-19-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,241
Posted By bigbassloyd
May 14th, April 9th, Feb 14th, and Jan 21st...

May 14th, April 9th, Feb 14th, and Jan 21st doesn't constitute every couple weeks even with my sub-par West Virginian mathimacation. :D

Loyd L.
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