Month: August 2016

The scene over the Shawnee National Forest in Ohio during the peak night for the Perseid meteor shower.

Perseids: A failure of astronomical proportions

With the biggest Perseid meteor shower of our lifetime peaking Thursday night, I decided to meet up another photographer friend and attempt to photograph the rumored 200 meteors per hour. I had initially scouted out a location near Martha, Kentucky given that it was the closest, darkest place I could find on […]

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After completing switching duties, WAMX 4211 heads north with a chemical train in tow at Dunbar, WV.

A Rare Sight: A new railroad

It’s not every day you get to see a new railroad start-up, at least not anywhere in the United States. But that’s exactly what happened on the morning of Sunday, July 31, 2016 in West Virginia. For the first day of operation, I joined Nitro, WV-based railroad photographer and journalist […]

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