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This color photo was modified using Photoshop. First I used the poster edge filter to distort the basic photo. Then I selected the photo minus the sky and placed it as a foreground on a NASA photo of a star cluster. The original photograph showed the GNP Reading 2100 doing trial runs up the...
While preparing to ship 2100 off to eastern Washington for its uncertain future it went for a little run around the Port of Tacoma. They derailed on this curve near Tote down on the tideflats. After spending hours rerailing the loco they derailed it about 500 yards later on another sharp curve
Former Reading #2100 blasts through Frederickson, WA on a runby for the now-defunct "Golden Pacific Railroad" excursions out of Tacoma. I rode this train twice as a paying customer, and I loved every minute of it!
This EMU is IZUKYU series 2100 "Resort 21", colour scheme is extra "Kurofune". "Kurofune" means black ships in Japan.
In 1853, the fleet of U.S.Navy calls at a port of Uraga as a ceremonial visit. The flagship is USS Susquehanna, it's a black ship. Admiral...
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