Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2019/02/14

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Transportation Images from Today
From: cartersxrd at (CartersXRd)
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:18:58 -0500
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those brass screws are riding better than most executives!

the locos at various locatipons throughout a long train (it?s called 
distributed power)  is said to make for a smoother handling, more fuel 
efficient train?here we ususally see it on very long coal trains. The locos 
are all controlled by  the lead engine using computers linked by radio or 
wired connections

nice photos


> On Feb 14, 2019, at 7:37 PM, Jim Nichols <jhnichols at> 
> wrote:
> I observed this airplane's arrival last evening, and was curious.  When I 
> asked about it today, I learned that it was a charter from Germany 
> carrying 54 cartons of brass screws for use in BMW assemblies.  It will be 
> off to London tomorrow.
> Now I'm drifting into Ric Carter's territory.  After I picked up a 
> sandwich for supper, I got held up by a string of hopper cars with a 
> locomotive in front and this Push-Me-Pull-You in the middle of the string.
> First one, iPhone 6, second one Fuji X-E1 w/35mm.
> -- 
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
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