John L Mathis

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WP&Y 95 at Skagway, AK on August 16, 2012.

White Pass & Yukon 95 GE "Shovel Nose" backs out of the Skagway, AK depot area on August 16, 2012 after letting off its passengers at a nearby cruise ship. The 95 is one of three remaining units which have not yet been modernized. It retains its Alco 251A engine. Behind it are two MLW C-14's 101 and 108 with their Alco 251D prime movers. On this day four cruise ships kept the motive power and passenger car roster busy.
Sony A77V - 1/320 sec - ISO 400 - f/5.6 - Zeiss 24-70 f/2.8 lens @ 55mm (eff 82mm) - processed with Raw Photo Processor (RPP) and Adobe Photoshop CS5.

 

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