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MRSR held a photo charter this past Saturday.

I was only able to make it out to the event for the night session.

A big thanks to the MRSR staff and volunteers. I'm pretty sure they were all pretty tired after such a long day. I haven't been up there since the "shops" became the "Museum". It's quite a nice transformation. Lot of hard work involved.

Thanks also to the lighting crew!

Here's what I came away with (after some digital development time).

1) Some of the MRSR crew relaxing in front of a work in progress, before the night session starts. This is a three exposure HDR image. Not to everyone's taste, but I like it.


2) The Willamette using ambient lighting. f11 .4 seconds at ISO 10,000.


3) Another angle on the Willamette.


4) A recent addition to the operating steam roster.
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5) #70 and #2 face off for a nice shot.


6) #70 illuminates #2, while Tom lights up #70.

Maybe Bob will post some of his shots!
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Bill Anderson

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I like the HDR. It gives the photos a vintage "colorized postcard" look. The b & w photos are reminiscent of O. Winston Link. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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