Friday, December 30, 2011

UP # 119

UP # 119 by Just Used Pixels


On May 10, 1869 a special ceremony took place in Promontory, Utah, USA where two railroads met that completed a track that went from the Atlantic Ocean on the east to the Pacific ocean on the west. A span of approximately 3000 miles. This engine is an exact full size and fully functioning duplicate of one of the engines that met on that occasion. Today it was again going to the same location, approximately 200 yards from where this photo was taken as it passed by.

Happy New Year to all my blogging friends.

13 comments:

Angela Häring-Christen said...

Happy new year to you and your family.

The train is going in the past. The futur is on the right side :-))
However it's a fantastic picture.

Greetings from Switzerland
Angela

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Now that would have been nice to see. Thank you for showing that. A good 2012 to you and yours also Scott.

Carolyn Ford said...

what a great image...full of color, great composition and nostalgia! Happy New Year to you and yours, Scott!

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Really enjoyed this image, Scott, a beautiful shot. Wishing you and yours a Happy New Year too!

Stacey Dawn said...

LOVE the train - how cool!
Happy New Year!

Laura~Pretty Pix said...

Great image, Scott. Strikingly beautiful!
Happy New Year. I hope 2012 brings you joy peace and good health!

Eaton Bennett said...

I trust you had a blessed Christmas and all the best for the New Year.
God bless. :))

Karin M. said...

I wish you a Happy New Year and may 2012 be a happy and healthy new year ....
All the best, Karin

Sandra said...

Happy new year, Scott, I like this train, a beautiful shot of our history.

Remi said...

Happy new year... :)

Don said...

Classic shot! Happy New Year, Scott!

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Beautiful colors of the locomotive !

mattafoto said...

What a great looking shot of a great looking locomotive.

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