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    The title pretty much says it all. - After many years of line side filming the first efforts with a drone. Gosh, Cumbres & Toltec country is spectacular. Make sure you watch all the way to the end - It's only 5 minutes long - for a clip that didn't go so well.

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    Good one. Thanks for the share. Drone ok?

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    I like your humour!

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    Jan 2009
    Edmonds (near Seattle), WA. USA


    Did you find the drone? Drones open up a whole new avenue of rail photography for the hobbyist as it is no longer necessary to charter a helicopter for aerial shots.
    Bill Anderson, Mile Post 18 regular

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    I wish I could afford to hire a helicopter, none the less an interesting question. Over the month I was in New Mexico last September early October, my views changed. The first footage I filmed was the normal miles in the air stuff, but slowly I realised there was so much more that could be done. In effect a drone is a mobile tripod. With a bit of thought it allowed me to get a camera into locations that for all sorts of reason I couldn't.

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