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Like a Breeze, the Train Rolls by Wolf Read

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In the days of yore, when freight was largely carried via sail or riverboat, the arrival of a vessel was often a celebratory occasion. In the 21st century, a diesel-electric train passes with hardly any fanfare. Though on this day, at least two people paused to take notice. Canadian National 5527 rolled by with the horn blaring and the thunder of hundreds of tons of steel.

Canon Rebel T1i (500D)
Canon EF 70-200mm 1:4 L IS USM
70mm, 1/100 sec, f / 8, -1/3 EV, ISO 125
Hand-held

New Westminster, BC
05 Mar 2010

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I am a natural historian and published author, illustrator and photographer. I also take photography commissions and have had a wonderful time with a recent project for the University of British Columbia Farm. Many thanks for visiting my little space here on RedBubble, and thank you also for your purchases—they are very much appreciated.

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