Rusty Old Train

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by RonS, May 10, 2007.

  1. I like old rusty things...

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  2. BigPixel

    BigPixel Guest

    Thats nice really.
     

  3. Thanks Mike.
     
  4. Hyper-Performance

    Hyper-Performance

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    Apr 11, 2007
    SW Ohio, USA
    Dave
    Thats real nice - captures the way I feel every morning when I get up!
     
  5. BryanSpeed

    BryanSpeed

    Feb 20, 2007
    N. Texas
    this would look good with our train drawings we have in the house...
    care to sell a print or dig. file ?
     
  6. jeremyInMT

    jeremyInMT Guest

    a fine analog of the rust on my algebra skills.
     
  7. Dave_Canada

    Dave_Canada Guest

    I like your image but how come all the mud jammed in the wheels what the story behind it?
    :biggrin:
     
  8. I like the shot as well. I like old trains and it appears this one has seen a very rough life! Appears to have been stuck in mud or has coal ash stuck to the wheels.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Jim
     
  9. very cool image.
     
  10. Lovely shot!! Would be interested to hear about the post-processing to gain the sepia tones. :smile:
     
  11. Thanks.

    I used the Fred Miranda BW Pro PS action.

    Here is the original, before hitting the burned out areas and toning.
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  12. PM Sent.
     
  13. Ron, Well done.

    Any info on where this poor thing is and is it accessable to other photographers?

    Take care.
    Donald
     
  14. It is in the city of Snoqualmie, WA. They have a bunch of old railroad equipment, most is locked up behind a fence. I took this by locking the exposure through the fence, then holding the camera on the top of the fence and pointing in roughly the same location.

    http://www.trainmuseum.org/
     
  15. Thanks Dave. I recognize your signature line, although we called it "Visualize Swirled Peas"
     
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