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Swing bridge approach

Although my camera was set-up for the bridge framing shot. I got excited seeing the headlight (like I always do) I refocused as best I could and started shooting away. The train is just about a half mile away at this point. It has just crossed the DesPlaines River, headed for the San and Ship canal bridge. I am on the other side of the deck bridge in the foreground, which goes over Main street, Lemont. I am using a Nikon FE2 with a 70-210 Nikor zoom and a $30 K-Mart 2x extender. Shooting at full zoom. It ain't the sharpest picture in the barrel, but the excitement of the moment will stay with me for a long time.
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