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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-09-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By ShortlinesUSA
And why would someone whose photos already get a...

And why would someone whose photos already get a lot of views without help employ a script to ensure their photos invariably make it to the front page? Many of us who do not participate in social...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 08-08-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,779
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Hey, I've been published in The Short Line...

Hey, I've been published in The Short Line recently. Does that count?
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 07-31-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,498
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
I had to wrack my brain, but I knew I had heard...

I had to wrack my brain, but I knew I had heard something of this story. Local politicos are a bit ahead of RJ Corman on this one. Still much work to do. But I will say at least there is some...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-26-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
And right on up to Top 24. Nicely done.

And right on up to Top 24. Nicely done.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 07-24-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,498
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
One of my photos from last year's visit. Has it...

One of my photos from last year's visit. Has it really been that long? Amazing. But here is an example of what y'all can do if you steal a few hours away on a family vacation, as I did here.
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-23-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,779
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
What he said. You know, this whole...

What he said. You know, this whole "Railpictures.net hates anything non-U.S." has annoyed me for some time. But it does make me wonder...is that the overall feeling of the majority, or just the...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-21-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,779
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
I would ask this-- for a first photo, this...

I would ask this-- for a first photo, this locomotive is filthy, and to me appears it has been in service for several months. I admire your work and the places you have been, but to be patently...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-19-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Went to the Amtrak station in Charleston, SC to...

Went to the Amtrak station in Charleston, SC to drop my oldest brother off for an 8th grade trip to Washington, DC. SCL ran a parade of freights by ahead of the arrival of screaming F40PHs leading...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 07-03-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
"I think whenever you can get sun "rays?"...

"I think whenever you can get sun "rays?" shooting out like that is a special photo. Too dark may come up but hopefully not PAQ which is a real downer."

Those look more like a product from the...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-23-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
If nothing else, you have shots of them for...

If nothing else, you have shots of them for history's sake. Thanks for posting!
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-11-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Definitely don't hear much about this one. Great...

Definitely don't hear much about this one. Great report!
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-11-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
FWIW, you may have been one of (if not the last)...

FWIW, you may have been one of (if not the last) person to photograph 9259 in Grant. It was waybilled out of there on 6/5/18 for Chicago Heights, IL for scrapping.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-07-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
That is a prime example of a struggling prairie...

That is a prime example of a struggling prairie shortline. Their traffic over a sprawling network of branch lines serving grain elevators has dwindled over the past several years as smaller...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-07-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,498
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Thank you for posting this update. Maybe Vulcan...

Thank you for posting this update. Maybe Vulcan should have proposed it as a "Green, sustainable aggregate recycling facility to reduce the requirements to mine raw materials from the Earth." No...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-31-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Not sharp at all on my monitor. Follow the...

Not sharp at all on my monitor. Follow the advice above.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-31-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,498
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Thank you for posting this, Sir! An interesting...

Thank you for posting this, Sir! An interesting dialogue to demonstrate the fallacy of building neighborhoods around dormant industries which may come back. Nice to see someone mention "Vulcan was...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-25-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,498
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Here's the link to the story. Hopefully the city...

Here's the link to the story. Hopefully the city officials are not getting the cart ahead of the horse with springing this idea on RJ Corman, but there is hope, as the company does operate a dinner...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-23-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,498
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Thank you for the follow up, and this continues...

Thank you for the follow up, and this continues to sound encouraging.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-23-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,498
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Ahhh, and now I see the NIMBYism is against the...

Ahhh, and now I see the NIMBYism is against the aggregate plant, not the railroad. But if that rock yard comes back on, that is a game changer for RJ Corman.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-23-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,498
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
That is certainly the most encouraging news to...

That is certainly the most encouraging news to come from the line in quite a while! Let's see. Hundreds of trucks coming and going all week, or a train 2-3 times a week? I know what I'd choose. ...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-19-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Bye, bye Bay Coast

The Bay Coast RR on the Delmarva Peninsula is ceasing operations at the end of May 2018. The Delmarva Central RR (Carload Express) will expand its southern terminus from Pocomoke City to Hallwood,...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-16-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
The right way to do backlit?

Stunning photo, in my opinion. And got POTW. I think this one is a great example of how backlit photos can, and do work at times. Now, of course, I have no clue how much processing went into this...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-09-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
Local news source which better outlines the...

Local news source which better outlines the present situation after the court ruling:

http://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/05/rail_authority_considering_thr.html
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-08-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
This Progressive Railroading news story certainly...

This Progressive Railroading news story certainly doesn't seem to indicate any avenue for the NSHR to continue operating the SEDA-COG lines, either:
...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-07-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By ShortlinesUSA
NSHR does not have any other lines outside of the...

NSHR does not have any other lines outside of the SEDA-COG operation at present. I haven't seen any subsequent news stories stating such, but a spokesperson for the NSHR took to social media to...
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