Pere Marquette #1225 North Pole Express 2018 (photos)

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Pere Marquette #1225 North Pole Express 2018 (photos)
Posted by mfmalk on Sunday, January 20, 2019 5:47 AM

A week before Christmas I was at the Steam Railroading Institute in Owosso, Michigan for the the last weekend of their North Pole Express excursions.

Instead of the cold and blustery winter conditions with wind driven snow and ice that I have become accustomed to, there was instead thick fog most of the weekend and usually warmer temperatures; which gave a cinematic look and feel to many of the scenes.

I thank everyone in the SRI family who comes together every holiday season to host an amazing string of sold out events; not a better way to be transformed into the true spirit of Christmas. Follow the link below to my gallery of images from the weekend.



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Posted by Flintlock76 on Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:16 AM

The lack of snow didn't hurt your art at all Matthew, the fog gives it anice look of magic and mystery.

Great job as always!  Thanks for posting!

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Posted by Paul of Covington on Sunday, January 20, 2019 7:40 PM

   First--what Flintlock said.

   You are a true artist with light and camera.   I always love your work.


   "A stranger is just a friend you ain't met yet."  ___ Dave Gardner

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Posted by GARY CHANDLER on Monday, January 21, 2019 3:24 PM

You really lucked out with the weather helping to create some interesting shots

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