Entries Tagged as ‘Railfanning’

Friday, October 27, 2006 at 3:10 pm

Flickr Railfanning Groups

Railfans are such shutterbugs, so no surprise that photo-sharing site Flickr has a huge number of groups dedicated to rail photography. Here’s an incomplete list of some of the groups I’m aware of: All Aboard! I Love Trains Railroad Bridges Railroads Railway Trains Trains and Trolleys Trains at Night It says something about human nature […]

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 1:58 pm

More Model Railroad Blogs

It says something about Blogger‘s ease of use that model railroaders are using it to build web sites for their layouts. A decade ago it would have been Geocities. It’s good to see: considering the length of time it takes to build a layout, the blog format — regular entries, chronologically arranged — is a […]

Monday, October 23, 2006 at 9:38 pm

Daily Flickr Photo: Spare Parts

Union Pacific #6832 (a GE AC4400CW — or, in UP lingo, a C44AC) leads a westbound empty coal train at Rochelle, Illinois, past two spare interlocking diamonds in the foreground. Tom Lampman‘s framing technique makes for an interesting photo.

Monday, October 23, 2006 at 6:52 pm

Mike Hamer’s Three Blogs

For the past few years I’ve been looking for blogs about trains, with mixed success. Earlier this year I noticed that Mike Hamer, an Ottawa-based (and therefore nearby) model railroader who’s had his Boston & Maine-themed layout in Model Railroader publications a couple of times, had started a blog about his layout, replete with some […]