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The quiet of a Sunday is broken by #632 as she creeps through town.

Taken 2 October 2010 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 20mm lens, f/32, one exposure.

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An aged bus is the only thing stirring in Naughtright on a lazy summer morning.

Taken 2 October 2010 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 20mm lens, f/32, one exposure.

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The rust of the old coal trestle bakes in the sunshine.

Taken 2 October 2010 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 20mm lens, f/32, one exposure.

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It's busy down at the building supply as customers pick through the goods.

Taken 2 October 2010 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 20mm lens, f/32, one exposure.

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Leaving Cross Tunnel, #632 breaks into the sunlight as she passes over the James River and River Road.

Taken 2 October 2010 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 20mm lens, f/32, one exposure.

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It's wash day at Landsend Farm, and while Edith Merten hangs the laundry, her sister-in-law corrals the kids.

Taken 2 October 2010 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 20mm lens, f/32, one exposure.

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Carl Merten is off to a late start with his chores thanks to a balky tractor.

Taken 2 October 2010 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 20mm lens, f/32, one exposure.

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Who's that waiting at the station? It's me!

Taken 30 September 2010 under tungsten light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, 20mm extension, f/22; 10 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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It's a quiet day in Naughtright, with one lone tourist turning off of Front Street to stop at the park behind O'Malley's Triangle Bar.

Taken 21 September 2010 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 11 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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On a brilliant afternoon, #632 is nearly lost amidst the trees of Tanna Hill at Cross Tunnel, from which it's emerging.

Taken 16 February 2010 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 35mm lens, f/32; 4 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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Peter and his girlfriend (a German exchange student), who'd been necking on a moonlit porch, are interrupted by Henry Preiser.

Taken 31 January 2010 under filtered LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 90mm lens, 12 mm extension, f/32; one exposure.

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The verdant strip of forest next to Landsend Farm looms over the James River canyon.

Taken 14 November 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; one exposure.

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A quiet River Road squeezes between the James River and the Stephen A. Greene Building Supply.

Taken 20 October 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 3 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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A young railfan photographer is lining up his next shot near the Canal Street crossing relay box.

Taken 3 October 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, 68 mm extension, f/22; one exposure.

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Tom, Lee and Ed have a little accident as they wrap up renovation work on a light pole at the station.

Taken 29 September 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, 12 mm extension, f/22; 4 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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Dot's Diner is doing brisk business on a somewhat gloomy afternoon.

Taken 19 September 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; one exposure.

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Over two dozen years' worth of detritus have collected under the old coal trestle.

Taken 12 September 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 3 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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Westbound traffic approaching the station will get the evil red eye from the signal, as another trainload of fatty acids is passing through Cross Tunnel at the other end of the bridge.

Taken 12 September 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, 12mm extension tube, f/22; 4 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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A two-headed, three-eyed sentinel stands guard over the track in front of the station.

Taken 11 July 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, 12mm extension tube, f/22; 5 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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From this view, Cross Tunnel is completely hidden by the trees, which seem to swallow the tankers whole.

Taken 28 June 2009 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 5 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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Pope's Nose is the name of the rock outcropping in the lower left of this scene.

Taken 28 June 2009 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 5 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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The folks at Dot's Diner have a good view of a short freight as it crosses James River.

Taken 28 June 2009 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 5 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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What a difference the sun can make! A string of fatty acid tankers makes a beeline for Cross Tunnel.

Taken 28 June 2009 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 5 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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What a difference a good rain can make. The trees had been looking mighty parched lately, but now they've acquired a healthier hue.

Taken 25 June 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 6 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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A late night at work... and Jim Greene is finally on his way home, long after the sun's gone down.

Taken 18 May 2009 using available light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22, and one looong exposure.

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Here she comes! #632 has just emerged from Cross Tunnel and is headed across the bridge over the James River.

Taken 2 May 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 6 exposures combined with Helicon Focus. Headlight effect added with Corel PhotoPaint.

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Despite her years, #632 is still at work, smoking it up in this view of the James River Valley in the spring of 1975.

Taken 2 May 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 6 exposures combined with Helicon Focus. Headlight and smoke effects added with Corel PhotoPaint.

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The weeds along the station platform bear witness to the years since passengers have arrived or departed from Naughtright by rail.

Taken 4 April 2009 under LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, 12mm extension, f/22, one exposure.

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The empty station platform bakes in the hazy summer sun, while the branchline sits idle and the only sound is that of crickets.

Taken 26 March 2009 under fluorescent light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 10 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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If you squint a little and let your imagination get creative, you might see a couple of guys playing checkers in the right two windows of the caboose.

Taken 20 February 2009 under filtered LED light with a Canon EOS 40D, 28-90mm lens, f/22, one exposure.

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An old Reading crummy basks in the warm glow of sundown on its way home.

Taken 20 February 2009 under filtered fluorescent light with a Canon EOS 40D, 28-90mm lens, f/22, one exposure.

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From the bank of the James River, GP7 #632 is seen creeping across the high bridge.

Taken 11 February 2009 under fluorescent light with a Canon EOS 40D, 28-90mm lens, f/22; 19 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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A spanky-new Emery tanker is getting a solo ride across the James River Bridge behind a rather tired-looking old GP7.

Taken 29 January 2009 under fluorescent light with a Canon EOS 40D, 28-90mm lens, f/22; 13 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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Reading GP7 #632 crosses an alarmingly dry James River on its way toward Tanna Hill Tunnel.

Taken 11 December 2008 under fluorescent light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 15 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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A caboose pops out of Tanna Hill Tunnel, as seen from the cliffs above.

Taken 1 September 2008 under fluorescent light with a Canon PowerShot SD400 in macro mode.

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A short freight emerges from behind the trees on its way across James River on the lower bridge.

Taken 1 September 2008 under fluorescent light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 10 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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A train quietly slips past the Naughtright Passenger Station on a lazy, hazy summer afternoon.

Taken 22 August 2008 under fluorescent light with a Canon EOS 40D, 50mm lens, f/22; 3 exposures combined with Helicon Focus.

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The Reading caboose looks stranded as it poses in the late afternoon sun on the James River Bridge.

Taken 3 February 2008 in natural sunlight with a Canon EOS 20D, 50mm lens, f/22.

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Reading GP7 #632 tiptoes across the James River Bridge with a new Reading hopper and a Reading caboose in tow.

Taken 4 October 2007 using a first-surface mirror on the layout, with the camera aimed down; the resulting image was flipped vertically.

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