Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Outdoor Wednesday, SkyWatch Friday / Freight Trains Rolling Through the Mountain Passes, High Desert, California USA

  
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 Freight trains roll through the mountain passes of the high desert in southern California.
My home is on the other side of those snow capped mountains.
The Silverwood Lake area is still very colorful this 11th day of May, 2010.
It was so sunny and breezy, and the blue sky was perfect!


32 comments:

Spiderdama said...

yoho, I see the great white mountain!! wonderful

Ebie said...

Is that snow up there? Wow, it is so picturesque!

Gena D said...

Awesome Scenery!!!!!!!!
Gena D
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Spiderdama said...

That looks like a very old train..
Beautiful landscape and I still see the wonderful mountain in the background. I wanna visit:-)
Wish you a blessed day and weekend!

Icy BC said...

Beautiful scenery! The train looks awesome.

James said...

This is the second blog post that I've seen today and both had trains. I really like this train and the surrounding scenery. I really should get some train shots myself because these look great!

"did the man pose for you or did you sneak the shot and run like @#%^?"

None of the above. I went there to take pictures of the building and I didn't have time to wait for him to get out of the shot. :)

ewok1993 said...

Love the angle on the first image. Happy skywatching.

overtiredmum said...

This looks like it's a shot from a film - completely different from a British train (they aren't normally moving!) xo

Serline said...

Straight out of an old fashioned cowboy movie...

Sylvia K said...

I love trains and I love snow covered mountains and I LOVE your photo! What a terrific angle and composition! Have a wonderful weekend, Carolyn!!

Sylvia

Martha Z said...

I love to watch the trains. We stopped by the Tehacapi loop a few months ago to watch but I wasn't satisfied with any of my shots. Yours are great.

Manang Kim said...

Beautiful sight! I think about those old days movie the Wild wild west. ^_^ Happy weekend!

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Pearl Maple said...

Great photos of the train and sky this week for Sky Watch Friday.

Kcalpesh said...

Thats a really wonderful sight! Thanks so much for sharing!

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Carol said...

Beautiful landscape and the train is awesome in these. Love the snow on those mountains.

Ebie said...

Really love the angle of the first shot!

Dancin' Fool said...

Hello! Great shots and fabulous mountains! Your freight trains are so colourful.

Max-e said...

Hi, I love watching and photgraphing trains, but I don't like travelling in them - don't know why, just don't. Nice shots

Robin said...

I love the contrast between the desert flats and the snow-covered mountains. Definitely not a combination we see in Israel.

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Al said...

Great photos, I love the train and the snow. I'm glad I'm not the only one seeing snow this week!

Ms. Bake-it said...

Fabulous photos! The snowcapped mountains in the background are aesome.

~ Tracy

Quiet Paths said...

What a fun perspective of such an interesting landscape. Great train and mountain shots.

Kevin said...

What beautiful scenery and I sure like the perspective looking up at the train.

Good job!

Gaelyn said...

Makes me dream of taking a train to nowhere. Your mountains are still very white, yet that clear blue sky looks warming.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

I love freight trains in the mountains. Great shots.

Willa @ PixelMinded said...

I love the second photo.It's amazingly beautiful!!!

eileeninmd said...

Cool capture of the train and the sky! Gorgeous scenery and skies!

J Bar said...

Terrific shots.
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JOE TODD said...

I always really enjoy the subject matter of your posts.Linda and I will be taking a day trip this summer on a train. Agawa Canyon Tour Train. Have great weekend

Oz Girl said...

What gorgeous mountains, and so perfect with the train in the foreground!

Vilt og vakkert said...

Heisann!'
The train provides an extra dimension to the landscape that reminds a lot of my own country.
Mountains and sea are great motives any where...
Have a nice week ;:OD)

Webblogirl said...

beuatiful scenes here..