Where is the Omaha Posse?

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Down to Randy's Roundhouse in Lincoln for some model RR stuff. Herzog truck running along the track on the way to Lincoln. Window must have opened up as there were a bunch of trains on the way back. Then because they were all piled up at Ashland we went up to the Iron Horse clubhouse and saw a train coming from the north on the Sioux City sub. Just a great spring day.
I will add two more from the top of the hill.

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Bob

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It takes somewhere between 4.55 MB (no go) and 3.55MB.(go). I'll try and get a MB limit. but not right now it's 11:35pm and I am getting sleepy.
Quoting what I just posted elsewhere...

"Now with even more image crunching goodness! Yep, that's right, you can now upload even larger files.

You can upload images up to 100 MP (Megapixels - Height x Width) and 50 MB (Megabytes - file size). So you can upload your images directly and the forum will resize the images to 1600 pixels maximum width/height for you automatically.

BTW, no need to worry about having your giant original image online, the forum re-sizes the image as you upload it and discards the original. You can, of course, still resize them yourself and upload those files if you so choose. "

And, as proof, here's the file that started the whole thing... All 6000+ pixels wide. One click and done!
(Clarification, it was 6016 x 4000 when I uploaded it, the forum re-sizes them to 1600 pixels maximum dimension upon upload, so it's nowhere near that big now.)

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I went out to record some evening sounds since it was quiet and no wind. Saw these at East River on the BNSF west of Pacific Junction IA. Thanks Bob for the ease of photo download. You are AMAZING!!

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I heard a track warrant for CN 5444 east at about 11:05. Followed to just east of Missouri Valley Iowa. I would have gone farther but I got caught in Mo. Valley waiting for the UP. CGW101c tells me there is a road that avoids Hwy 30. Next time.

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Spent some time last week at Gretna Nebraska. Sometimes BN will run trains on the Omaha line. There were 4 in an hour, that was a good day.

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There are quite pretty in the fall. The "Bluffs" run along the river way down into Missouri. Depending on the weather they can be very colorful for long distances.
 

Bill Anderson

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Genesis #183 has the same mud splattered windshield as #74 had last Wednesday (5-23-18) when I photographed it leading the Seattle bound Empire Builder through Edmonds.
 
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Got out today to get licorice for my 95 year old father. The candy store happens to be in Greenwood, NE. Caught what think is LINLIN on the way back. Traffic hindered the picture on the Platte river bridge. So I took the next bridge. A quick trip to Gretna with impeding doom in the sky. #4 is kinda Itsed like don't you think. Pictures done, the sky opened up with heavy rain and wind as I tried for some lightning shots . Lasted for about 20 minutes. Temp on the car dropped from 93 to 75. Don't worry it came back up and the humidity went up too.
 

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Monday the Skyfari ride at the zoo stopped early because of lightning. We finished the trains switching duties in a downpour, which actually felt really good after being inside the engine all day. I think it rained because we washed one of the engines.
 
Got out today to get licorice for my 95 year old father. The candy store happens to be in Greenwood, NE. Caught what think is LINLIN on the way back. Traffic hindered the picture on the Platte river bridge. So I took the next bridge. A quick trip to Gretna with impeding doom in the sky. #4 is kinda Itsed like don't you think. Pictures done, the sky opened up with heavy rain and wind as I tried for some lightning shots . Lasted for about 20 minutes. Temp on the car dropped from 93 to 75. Don't worry it came back up and the humidity went up too.
No question that the BNSF 662_4 would be an Image of the Day on trainorders. That is a great shot. Which lens and what were the settings?
 
Tamron 28 -300mm zoom on a Nikon. ISO 640 1/1000 f7.1 +0.3 exposure comp. Lens at 300mm. No crop on the picture. Sharpened slightly in Nikon NX software.
 
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