- Fix up the grain cars, so that they don’t leak out grain while going down the road.
- Slow down the trains travelling through the park.
- Fence off the tracks like the highway to keep all animals off.
I think that a combination of the first two are a viable option while all of the cars are being retrofitted. The third would be the long term best option, protecting not only bears but moose and elk as well.
I wonder why the grain producers are not concerned by the way the grain that they produce is being wasted. The kernels of wheat dribbling out the bottom of the car all of the way to Vancouver.
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In the best light
Having an old locomotive coming around the bend with a full head of steam would make this a nearly perfect picture for me, but alas no steam engine. In this image I have used the railroad tracks as a device to lead the viewer’s eye up in to the center of the scene. This also benefits from the use of vertical format.
In the best light…
One of Darwin Wiggett’s recent Blog post inspired me to try some different things. Darwin had taken some pictures of highway signs and used a fill flash to light the sign. This made the signs brighter and the images more interesting. One morning trudging down the train tracks, I saw this whistle stop sign and decided to give it a whirl. (more…)