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So after a few years off of the forum (not that I truly got started I guess), I'm back at it railfanning again. I got a Canon T3i for Christmas and after taking a photojournalism course in the Spring at UT, I'd figure I would try my luck with photographing trains.

As is my family's tradition, we go down to Brenham the day after Christmas and spend a few days visiting family there. It can be hit or miss with getting out to railfan, but we managed to get out for just a bit this year. We ended up going 2-for-2. The first one, a northbound empty coal train (I think), snuck up on us since Brenham is now a quiet zone. The second one came with a bit more warning thanks to the southbound signal.

We also made the short trek out west to Burton to take photos of the depot there. It's a shame those tracks are gone.

Here are a few of the photos I snapped over the weekend. For more on the trip, here's a blog post with all of the photos.

As I'm still learning, photo critiques and comments are welcome. Enjoy!




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