Thursday, June 18, 2015

The North Side of the Tracks

The Summer Solstice is just a few days away, and it's time to get around to the other side of the tracks while we can, to get some of those light angles that are impossibe the rest of the year.

This westbound stack train at Helena has just added an umanned helper and recoupled back to its train.

The MRL ACe was the added "unmanned" helper.
Getting backlight on this shot is strictly a summer proposition.

And another reason to get outside for some evening photography is the upcoming conjuntion of Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon on July 18. Tonight, there will be a thin crescent moon visible at dusk.


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