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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-21-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 51,651
Posted By Bryan Jones
I myself have had a Flickr account for several...

I myself have had a Flickr account for several years and have pretty much given up on submitting here to RP. The inconsistent rejections are the biggest factor for me. While I never uploaded a ton of...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-30-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,435
Posted By Bryan Jones
UP has not yet received any new or converted...

UP has not yet received any new or converted units for natural gas testing yet. A pair of BNSF SD70ACe's #9130 and 9131 were recently converted to burn natural gas by EMD and are paired with a fuel...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 12-16-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,460
Posted By Bryan Jones
DME SD40-3 #6082, DME SD40-2 #6369, and ICE...

DME SD40-3 #6082, DME SD40-2 #6369, and ICE SD40-2 #6217 were recently sold and scrapped at Metro East Industries. All 3 had serious mechanical issues. Other retirements/sales include ICE SD40-2...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-27-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,294
Posted By Bryan Jones
all Canon 1D and 1Ds series cameras as well as...

all Canon 1D and 1Ds series cameras as well as the 5D MK III (with the latest firmware update) will AF down to F8. All other Canon bodies max out at F5.6 though you can tape certain pins on the...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 02-25-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,175
Posted By Bryan Jones
just saw a photo of HLCX GP40-2's #4211, 4212,...

just saw a photo of HLCX GP40-2's #4211, 4212, 4214 and 4217 which are former ICE units of the same number. The units are enroute to Metro East Industries. It was reported that all 10 of the lease...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-08-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,023
Posted By Bryan Jones
the "H" in "AH" stands for "High" as in "High...

the "H" in "AH" stands for "High" as in "High Tractive Effort". CSX has heavy DC traction units, the ES40DC's. Being DC traction units and lacking radial or steerable trucks they do not conform to...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 03-10-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,230
Posted By Bryan Jones
Find an old copy of CS2 or CS3 and then purchase...

Find an old copy of CS2 or CS3 and then purchase the upgrade for CS5. I did this, picking up a copy of CS2 for $40 recently and then purchased the CS5 upgrade for like $169 when Adobe had it on sale....
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-10-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,577
Posted By Bryan Jones
pretty cool, any idea what train they came in on?...

pretty cool, any idea what train they came in on? That #981 showed up here in Louisville,KY this past week.

Bryan Jones
Brooks,KY
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 12-03-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,862
Posted By Bryan Jones
its very difficult to see in your photo because...

its very difficult to see in your photo because its such a tight angle, but there appears to be CREX lettering in red on one of the battery box doors under the cab.
I just did a quick check of...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-27-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,800
Posted By Bryan Jones
They repainted only a few of the above mentioned...

They repainted only a few of the above mentioned units. 1 out of 4 B23-S7R's, 4 out of 23 B36-7's, 1 out of 25 C36-7's and 4 out of 9 C39-8's. Most of the repainted units lasted a while before...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 09-24-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,214
Posted By Bryan Jones
Don't know about a #1466, but there was a fresh...

Don't know about a #1466, but there was a fresh PNRW GP15-1 #1434 here in Louisville,KY on 9-11-11. Looked mighty fine in that new coat of paint. Would expect it to have arrived down there by now.
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-06-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,408
Posted By Bryan Jones
I've been using it for a couple of years now....

I've been using it for a couple of years now. I'll probably upload a few more photos before I go to bed, its been a couple weeks since I last added anything.
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,873
Posted By Bryan Jones
Western Digital "My Book" external HD's. Recently...

Western Digital "My Book" external HD's. Recently picked up a 3TB unit and have 5 older ones which range from 500gb to 2TB each. Also have a small WD "My Passport" 500GB drive that I took along on a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-29-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,680
Posted By Bryan Jones
Thanks. The pair of SD70MAC's in the first shot...

Thanks. The pair of SD70MAC's in the first shot were on their first revenue run, having been delivered and setup here in Louisville,KY a couple days before the photo. They looked fantastic in fresh...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-22-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,680
Posted By Bryan Jones
Thanks! Taking a look at things my newest slide...

Thanks! Taking a look at things my newest slide scans are from October 2006. However, I really don't submit much here and since I have long shot both film and digital side by side I often have...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-08-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,363
Posted By Bryan Jones
this would definitely be the way to go, buy...

this would definitely be the way to go, buy either a new lower end body or used mid range body and out the rest in lenses. Good quality glass will outlast any digital camera. Good glass will also...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-05-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By Bryan Jones
its not focused, no amount of sharpening is going...

its not focused, no amount of sharpening is going to help this one out.

Bryan Jones
Brooks,KY
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-28-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,252
Posted By Bryan Jones
No. Current orders for NS involve 25...

No.

Current orders for NS involve 25 SD70ACe's per year over a 4 year period. Equally they have ordered 25 ES44AC's per year for the next 4 years. Both EMD and GE contracts call for a total of 100...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-28-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,252
Posted By Bryan Jones
The primary reason is due to a shift in motive...

The primary reason is due to a shift in motive power philosophy on the NS. In heavy haul serivice where the AC traction units are primarily assigned you are able to use fewer locomotives. Previously...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-01-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,008
Posted By Bryan Jones
I leave the QR plates on my camera bodies,...

I leave the QR plates on my camera bodies, 70-200L and 100-400L lenses at all times though I rarely use my tripod. To install and remove the plates each time would be a waste of time and I am more...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-01-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,078
Posted By Bryan Jones
The little silver plate with CSX stenciling...

The little silver plate with CSX stenciling indicates a unit which had an EcoTrans K9 Auxillary Power Unit (APU) installed. CSX had an affiliation with EcoTrans. All units which recieved these APU's...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-01-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,223
Posted By Bryan Jones
Bullshit. I OWN and use both the 24-105L F4 IS...

Bullshit. I OWN and use both the 24-105L F4 IS and the 28-105 F3.5-4.5 USM II and while the little 28-105 is a decent lens for the money it is no comparison to the 24-105L. For about an 18 month...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-27-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,980
Posted By Bryan Jones
This is not the first time that a locomotive...

This is not the first time that a locomotive involved in an accident where there was a fatality has been rebuilt and placed back into service. In the case of this unit, few if any crew members who...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-27-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,176
Posted By Bryan Jones
here are a few of mine: [photoid=313862] ...

here are a few of mine:

[photoid=313862]
[photoid=283285]
[photoid=283135]
[photoid=270796]
[photoid=270746]
[photoid=270742]
[photoid=266284]
[photoid=266282]
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-25-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,078
Posted By Bryan Jones
I agree with what you are saying here. In this...

I agree with what you are saying here. In this case yes the Soo Line is gone, but the reporting marks are valid. And just to stir the pot. While deep down in the paperwork Soo Line #6034 may be owned...
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