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NIKON CORPORATION
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Teel by Fritzchen-26 Teel by Fritzchen-26
CP Teel at the edge of Charlottesville. Note the milepost and signals dating back to the days when Southern controlled this territory.

Anyone know what the meaning of the triple-light configuration on the diverging route head is? Most signals I've seen on this line are just two lights (amber and red)...

NS Piedmont Division, Washington District, CP Teel @ MP 115

Charlottesville, VA
September 2011

Nikon D90 DSLR
Zoom-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D


Michael Mueller (Fritzchen | Fotografie). You may NOT use, replicate, manipulate, or modify this image without my permission. All Rights Reserved.


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:iconacela:
Excellent sense of perspective.
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Fritzchen-26 Feb 22, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thanks! :) You're looking at 1.6 miles of straight track - I have yet to find anything near that anywhere else. :o
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:iconacela:
Have you tried Australia lately?

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Hehehe
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Fritzchen-26 Feb 23, 2012  Professional Photographer
I think that's a BIT too far of a drive for me. :XD:
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Wordworker Feb 22, 2012  Professional Writer
Cool shot! :)
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Fritzchen-26 Feb 22, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thanks! :)
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matthewfoxxphotos Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
BEautiful!
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Fritzchen-26 Feb 22, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thank you! :)
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shenanigan87 Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice view! :) Total telezoom territory. :D
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Fritzchen-26 Feb 22, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thanks! :) This is by far the best telezoom shot I've found on this line. I'm at the 115.1 milepost, with the top of the hill back there at 113.5. If it weren't for the crest of the hill, you'd be able to see up to the curve at 112.8! :D

Now I need to decide if a shot like this is worth making an engineer nervous, as this was shot from the middle of a grade crossing... A shot of a train switching tracks in the distance would be sweet.
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