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Trains through West Virginia

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by WalterS, Sep 26, 2014.

  1. WalterS

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    I recently filmed Norfolk Southern Railway trains on the Pocahontas District at Coopers Trestle in West Virginia as well as various views along the tracks in Virginia. Although a slight challenge due to the speed of the trains, it is a lot of fun to follow the them along the tracks with the Phantom.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsNNgZp ... L6Xe6yIARQ
     
  2. garrock

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    nice. dont see that many train type drone videos.
     
  3. WV_Owl

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    Very cool.
     
  4. TriadAerial

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    How did you avoid hitting all those birds! Great video!


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    Loved it!


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  6. Peter_Envy

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    I really enjoyed it! Gonna have to try and get some trains around here sometime.
     
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    Nicely done.


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  8. BigAl07

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    My guess is pure luck!

    Great video and it gives me some great ideas.

    How did you coordinate the timing with the trains? Trial & error or did you know the schedule for them going through each area?
     
  9. WV_Owl

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    I've lucked into having some trains pass by areas I'm shooting video. Makes a great action item in the scene. Just wish the coal cars wouldn't have been empty in most of them. only loaded coal cars i got were idle.
     
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