Jump to content


Photo

The New Train


  • Please log in to reply
8 replies to this topic

#1 Pete

Pete

    Planet Citizen Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 131 posts

Posted 22 May 2015 - 07:45 AM

This is the new train from Denver Union Station to Denver International Airport (DIA).  The line is still under construction but we are testing the trains to insure safety when the line opens sometime next year.  The train is filled with sand bags to simulate the weight of the passengers for brake testing.  We don't have a separate 'Transportation' gallery here so I picked this one for 'Industrial Photography'.  
 
PFL_7696_DxO-L.jpg
PFL_7736_DxO-L.jpg
PFL_7737_DxO-L.jpg PFL_7762_DxO-L.jpg PFL_7781_DxO-L.jpg PFL_7796_DxO-L.jpg PFL_7939_DxO-L.jpg
 
FYI: I used the D800E w/ 70-200 F2.8 VRII and 300 F4 AFS
Pete


#2 Gary Worrall

Gary Worrall

    Deep Space Master Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6688 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Adelaide

Posted 22 May 2015 - 08:58 AM

Great series Pete

......Gary


- I have a photographic memory but never got it developed -


#3 Herman

Herman

    Eon Timewave Master Member

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 10293 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The Hague & Ermelo, The Netherlands
  • Interests:Aviation, computers, flight simulation (Airbus 3x series), nature, photography and travel

Posted 22 May 2015 - 09:41 AM

Very nice shots, Pete!

 

Presume the testing went without a hitch...

 

:)


Equipment: D810 | D300 | D50 | B700 | P5000 and some lenses.

Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 + NIK Software Suite
 
My motto: To learn more today, than I knew yesterday!

 

 

 

 


#4 james23p

james23p

    Eon Timewave Master Member

  • Admin
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 23466 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Memphis TN
  • Interests:I am an avid film user and digital user. I enjoy both formats and firmly believe they can live side by side.

    Right Jazz! :D

Posted 22 May 2015 - 03:27 PM

Excellent series Pete! You picked the right forum and I hope to see more I love trains! :D

 

Jim


God bless all those in harms way and Go Navy!



Nikon P900 Nikon P330

F100 w MB-15, N80, FM3a, FE2(Black and Silver) and EM.

Nikkor 24-85G ED AF-S VR, 70-300G ED AF-S VR, 28-105 3.5-4.5 AF-D, 50 1.8 AF-D

Nikon Series E lens, 28mm, 100mm, 135mm, 75-150mm, 70-210 f4.

MF Nikkor's 50 f2 Ai, 500 f4 ED Ai-P.

 

MF Rokinon 14mm f2.8 ED AE UMC(Ai-P)

MF Rokinon 85mm f1.4 ASP AE UMC(Ai-P)

 



Pro Manfrotto 055XV with Markins M10 ,Sirui P-326 6-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod with Markins Q3 Emille, Manfrotto Compact MKC3-H01M with Combo Head, 3Pod PTT1H Table Top Tripod with Giottos MH1304 Ballhead.


#5 Guest_chaswes5_*

Guest_chaswes5_*
  • Guests

Posted 22 May 2015 - 05:32 PM

Nice work. Like Jim, I would like to see more.

#6 Pete

Pete

    Planet Citizen Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 131 posts

Posted 22 May 2015 - 06:06 PM

Thank you Gary, Herman, Jim and Don.

 

Yes testing is going well and we expect revenue service sometime next year.  I am hoping to get some more pics as we move further down the line in our testing.

Pete



#7 Art

Art

    Eon Timewave Master Member

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 20947 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Toronto, Ontario
  • Interests:I have way too many interests and they include: Photography, My 2014 Mustang, Military History, Strategy Games, Computer Devices, Science Fiction, Movie Buff, Bad Science Fiction Movies of all types, Military Strategy Game Collector, Nikon Film Camera Collector, WWI 1/144 scale Plane collector, Wings of Glory and more... :). Nikon NPS Member. Professional Photographer.

Posted 22 May 2015 - 08:43 PM

Very nice series.


Signature_Line_V4

#8 Sailjunkie

Sailjunkie

    Deep Space Master Member

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 7058 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Port Moody, BC Canada
  • Interests:Photography, Sailing, Listening to Jazz, Reading

Posted 23 May 2015 - 12:21 PM

I'm not a big train fan, but this is a nice series.

 

Looks like it's electric?  What's the top speed?


Mark

D810
Various lenses

Member, Canadian Association for Photographic Art

http://markshawphotography.ca

#9 Pete

Pete

    Planet Citizen Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 131 posts

Posted 23 May 2015 - 12:54 PM

Thank you Art, Mark,

Yes they are electric trains running on 25,000 volts overhead.

While the trains are capable of much faster speeds, the operational rules give a top speed limit of 79 mph.  

Pete






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users