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Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-08-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By nwrails
Got a shot you want, but you have a fence "issue"?

This happens to everyone at some point, you've got a shot that you want badly, but you have some pesky fence in the way, which is also commonly known as being "fence-f*cked"...

Just take a page...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-05-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,844
Posted By nwrails
Also, where's the cab roof on the 2nd locomotive?...

Also, where's the cab roof on the 2nd locomotive? ;-) Is it part of a new program to get rid of AC units on locomotives?

Daniel
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-02-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,588
Posted By nwrails
Don't forget, it's usually also the same people...

Don't forget, it's usually also the same people who say how much they hate the Union Pacific, blah blah blah... But drool over the Union Pacific Heritage Collection (844,3986,6936,etc) when it comes...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-01-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,648
Posted By nwrails
Try this link,...

Try this link, http://web.archive.org/web/20060107101352/http://www.f40phr231.org/.

About a year or so ago, Chris had a issue with the domain and wasn't able to get it renewed in time so it ended...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-30-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By nwrails
At the moment, they've got one track connected at...

At the moment, they've got one track connected at each end of the new alignment to bring in and out work equipment. Last I've heard, the rest will be connected later this year, possibly in the fall. ...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-30-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By nwrails
The general rules for visiting the Brooklyn...

The general rules for visiting the Brooklyn Roundhouse is that the roundhouse is located on private property owned by the UP and if you chose to enter the property, you do run the risk of being...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-29-2007, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,833
Posted By nwrails
No truth to it, cause it's nothing more than a...

No truth to it, cause it's nothing more than a typical railfan/foamer rumor. As usual, if a rumor is too crazy and stupid, it's never true.

Anyways, why would a fully operational locomotive with a...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-28-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By nwrails
Most likely you heard the steamship "Virginia V"...

Most likely you heard the steamship "Virginia V" or one of the other local steamers.

Otherwise, nothing railroad/steam related is scheduled through until the UP steam excursions in May.

Daniel"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-27-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,215
Posted By nwrails
Yep, My money is on that also... Anyone look at...

Yep, My money is on that also... Anyone look at the profile? Pretty well the exact same thing that the last two idiots posted, oops I mean "Amo de trenes" posted.

I don't have experience with...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-23-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By nwrails
Most likely the train will have a UP road...

Most likely the train will have a UP road locomotive in the consist also. UP's passenger equipment is powered from a generator car so there is not a need for a Amtrak locomotive.

The current plan...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-04-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By nwrails
Heck, For the last several years they've had...

Heck, For the last several years they've had Seattle PD Officers out at the crossing during games. Do you think that stops everyone from going around or under the gates? Nope!

You can have all the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-02-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By nwrails
Well, It all depends. Most pieces of equipment at...

Well, It all depends. Most pieces of equipment at a museum can be considered rare even if there are still a few other pieces of equipment of that type existing.

At the moment, I wouldn't really...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-28-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By nwrails
The short answer: Advertising. Daniel

The short answer: Advertising.

Daniel
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-25-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By nwrails
Like Joe said, both are a little over sharpened....

Like Joe said, both are a little over sharpened. I don't really see anything like "noise" or any thing like pixelation in the image.

I wouldn't really call the first shot, poor image quality. It's...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-07-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By nwrails
Well the signals appear to be a little out of...

Well the signals appear to be a little out of focus in the image, but notice the power poles, they do seem to be in focus.

Since it was windy, you may have simply caught the movement of the...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-05-2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,865
Posted By nwrails
The best you say? You can't top the EMD F40PH and...

The best you say? You can't top the EMD F40PH and the SDP40F... :-D Of course, I have a little preference of the SDP40F's... :p ;)



The SDP40F's could have been made reliable very easily....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-04-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,854
Posted By nwrails
Two SD70M's, UP 2001 & 2002. As a side...

Two SD70M's, UP 2001 & 2002.

As a side note... Don't ever wear a BNSF jacket on a UP Business train... :razz: :D

Daniel
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-04-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By nwrails
Ahh... the smell of typical bull sh*t from King...

Ahh... the smell of typical bull sh*t from King County, the land of lets do everything backwards. This is just another case of lets go get rid of *insert item here* now and deal with the real...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-03-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,854
Posted By nwrails
About -15F in Klamath Falls Oregon one winter...

About -15F in Klamath Falls Oregon one winter morning, around 5:00am while waiting to board a Union Pacific Business train.

And of course I was standing outside listening to a set of Tunnel Motors...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 02-22-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,926
Posted By nwrails
And only for the low price of $89,579.... It...

And only for the low price of $89,579.... It weighs more then 36lbs and it would required a 2nd Tripod just to hold it? :-P

Daniel
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-22-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By nwrails
While riding Amtrak and doing it to see a...

While riding Amtrak and doing it to see a different view of a area can be fun. It's still a lot more fun to ride in a open vestibule... :D

I'm still glad I rode the whole trip westbound over...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-21-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By nwrails
A Green Goat is a newer type of Hybrid Locomotive...

A Green Goat is a newer type of Hybrid Locomotive being built by RailPower. The best site for information would be Jody's Green Goat web page, http://www.trainweb.org/greengoats .

Daniel
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-21-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,664
Posted By nwrails
I've been using Sandisk cards for years never...

I've been using Sandisk cards for years never have had any problems. I try to reformat them at least once a month and clean the contact points when ever needed.

Sandisk seems to be the way to go...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-20-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By nwrails
Unfortunately there is a rather small chance of...

Unfortunately there is a rather small chance of preservation of this locomotive, unless you are ready to cut a check for a fairly large amount of cash. Currently scrap metal is going for $200-$250...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-07-2007, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,686
Posted By nwrails
You know... I still wish I had my camera with me...

You know... I still wish I had my camera with me a few years ago, when Thomas The Tank Engine got a official police escort along our right of way at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie,...
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