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  1. StrangiatoTheme

    UP 844 travels to Phoenix

    Yeah they seem to really only be useful with the APS-C sensors. With a full frame I think you can actually see the inside of the lens hood at 10mm. The Sigma has worked out pretty well for me though, especially when it's on my 7D (which is in for repairs at the moment, go figure).
  2. StrangiatoTheme

    UP 844 travels to Phoenix

    Thanks! Yes, there were some benefits to having the cloud cover, and by the time it got to Tempe (almost an hour late) the sun was starting to show through. Worked out pretty well in that regard. I was shooting with a Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 and a Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5, on a 30D body.
  3. StrangiatoTheme

    UP 844 travels to Phoenix

    A little cloudy, but what can you do... Westbound near Rillito, AZ. Hope that guy got a great photo on his cell phone :rolleyes: : Cruising west of the Wymola siding: Slowing to take the switch at Picacho: In the siding at Picacho: Switching game on the wye. The...
  4. Wet Winter Evening

    Wet Winter Evening

    BNSF 859 races east with a Z train through a mix of rain and snow in north Idaho. Taken on Dec. 28, 2003.
  5. Eastbound at Shawmut

    Eastbound at Shawmut

    A mixed auto/stack train slowly ascends the grade at Shawmut.
  6. Eastbound at Bonners Ferry

    Eastbound at Bonners Ferry

    BNSF 5002 leads an eastbound stack around the South Hill at Bonners Ferry in the last moments of light. I forgot about the camera and it's auto went to 400 and I got some pretty sick noise.
  7. Meet at Darling

    Meet at Darling

    BNSF 4425 east passes a stopped BNSF 4531 west. The 4531 was held to allow a westbound Z to run around and to clear the main for the 4425.
  8. StrangiatoTheme

    Comment by 'StrangiatoTheme' in media 'Mid train helper???'

    Nice catch, although that's an MP36, not an F59.
  9. StrangiatoTheme

    Comment by 'StrangiatoTheme' in media 'Extremely Foggy'

    brings back some great memories of that area...thanks for sharing!!!
  10. Heading east

    Heading east

    UP 5148 accelerates out of the Bon siding after a fruitless 30-minute wait.
  11. motley crew

    motley crew

    While the feet are nice touch, I personally enjoy the conductor's hat. This westbound stack was sent into the siding at Bon to allow an autorack to run around it, but the DS miscalculated and 1/2-hour later gave the 5148 a high green.
  12. Christmas Eve sunrise

    Christmas Eve sunrise

    Sunrise at the Enid siding
  13. StrangiatoTheme

    Comment by 'StrangiatoTheme' in media 'Crossing the Mississippi'

    Ha, I like those speed limit signs...
  14. ATSF sign

    ATSF sign

    Taken from the east end of the Canyon Diablo bridge.
  15. ATSF sign

    ATSF sign

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