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  1. nanosphoto

    Night Shots - melding video and stills

    Not sure how many of you are familiar with my work, but I really enjoy doing nighttime photography, both using ambient light as well as flashes. When I use flashes, however, I tend to shy away from just flooding the scene with light, instead thinking about the shot and strategically placing...
  2. nanosphoto

    Railroad Museum of New England and the Boy Scouts - 2008

    Thanks Bob & Bill! It was a fun day, and a great way to give back supporting rail preservation as well as youth activities at the same time... I myself never made it to a Jamboree as a Scout (late '70s & early '80s), and we sure didn't do cool stuff like railroading... :)
  3. nanosphoto

    Railroad Museum of New England and the Boy Scouts - 2008

    A dozen years ago today, Otto Vondrak asked me to lend a hand and photograph a Boy Scout railroading camporee at the Railroad Museum of New England. As a former Scout, I happily agreed and had a blast documenting a number of troops learning about various aspects of railroading, as well as...
  4. nanosphoto

    Comment by 'nanosphoto' in media 'Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum'

    Had my official Marty McFly hoverboard! :) I simply stuck my hand out of the back window frame (no window in it) with the 15mm fisheye lens. Took a few tries to get it framed right, since I wasn't looking through the viewfinder (obviously)
  5. Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum

    Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum

    A view from the last coach on the Lenox to Stockbridge, MA trip on the Berkshire Scenic Railway.
  6. Signal and lunar light

    Signal and lunar light

    The signals at MP 29.2 on CSX's Plymouth Subdivision, west of the Plymouth, MI diamond, guard the track as the moon sets behind it.
  7. NECR train 610 and a pair of swans on the Thames River

    NECR train 610 and a pair of swans on the Thames River

    New England Central train 610 skirts along the Thames River in Uncasville, CT as a pair of swans blissfully swim by.
  8. Providence & Worcester coal extra #4 - NECR MP 24

    Providence & Worcester coal extra #4 - NECR MP 24

    Providence & Worcester is operating 8 coal trains origintating at the Port of Providence, RI and destined for the AES power plant in Johnson City, NY. The train will travel the P&W, NECR, VTR, CP (D&H) and NS to get to it\'s destination. Here the fourth coal train is heading north...
  9. Over the Cove

    Over the Cove

    Providence & Worcester train NR-2 pulls over a cove in the Thames River, entering the New England Central yard in New London, CT. Canon EOS 20D, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC
  10. Shoving over the hump - Selkirk, NY

    Shoving over the hump - Selkirk, NY

    CSX yard job shoves a long cut of autoracks over the hump, and into the classification yard at CSX's Selkirk Classification Yard in Selkirk, NY. In the background you can see the bowl of the yard where the cars are classified for outbound trains. Canon EOS Elan 7, Fuji Provia 100F
  11. nanosphoto

    Comment by 'nanosphoto' in media 'P&W on CSX'

    Great shot Ryan! Wish I could have caught this move...
  12. CERR 0800 at the Chaplin Station

    CERR 0800 at the Chaplin Station

    The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum hosted it's 2nd Annual Night Photo Shoot on June 11, 2005 at the museum site in Willimantic, CT. Here museum volunteers Mark G. and Jerry G. pose with the CERM's ex-LIRR GE 44 tonner at the restored Chaplin, CT station. Canon EOS 20D, Canon 70-200mm...
  13. nanosphoto

    Comment by 'nanosphoto' in media 'Waiting for the train'

    Superb photo, Misko...as usual...
  14. Who needs a train?

    Who needs a train?

    The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum in Willimantic, CT hosted the New England Blacksmiths for their annual blacksmithing demonstration on Saturday April 16, 2005. The guest blacksmiths fabricated numerous items for the Museum's use in rolling stock restoration. Here, Bill Schafer, a...
  15. A Geep and a Sub

    A Geep and a Sub

    Providence & Worcester train NR-2, led by GP-38-3 #2011, passes by the USS Nautilus Submarine Memorial & Museum in Groton, CT. Canon EOS 20D, Canon 70-200mm f/4L
  16. A Geep and a Sub

    A Geep and a Sub

    Providence & Worcester train NR-2, led by GP-38-3 #2011, passes by the USS Nautilus Submarine Memorial & Museum in Groton, CT. Canon EOS 20D, Canon 70-200mm f/4L
  17. Vermonter crosses the diamond in Palmer, MA

    Vermonter crosses the diamond in Palmer, MA

    Amtrak's Vermonter is crossing the NECR diamond in Palmer, MA. The train just moved from the NECR main to the CSX's B&A on it's way west to Springfield before crossing the diamond.
  18. P&W train NR-2 in the snow

    P&W train NR-2 in the snow

    P&W Super-7 #2216 trailing train NR-2 exiting the NECR interchange yard in New London, CT during the first significant snowfall of the winter of 2002. Taken December 5, 2002.
  19. NECR in New London, CT

    NECR in New London, CT

    NECR train 610, bathed by a nice sunset, arrives at the NECR/P&W interchange yard in New London, CT.




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