Thursday, January 19, 2006

Danger Ahead?

I'll confess that while I hang around the tracks to
take train photos, I'm also hoping to catch something
more dramatic and possibly tragic.
Being in the right place at the right time, with a camera can be very lucrative.
In this case it looked like I was finally going to
catch a major wreck, and the fact that it was a firetruck
meant that a derailment was likely.
BAD news for everyone concerned, so I started shooting.

Luckily the truck finally cleared the crossing, so nobody
got hurt.
And I didn't bag a once-in-a-lifetime shot that could
have paid for a new camera.
Maybe next time.

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