Posted by Andrew Robb on October 22, 2012 
You win! Superb shot Leia!
Posted by Mitch Goldman on October 22, 2012 
Holy great googley moogley! You done good! SC from me, with a heap of PC.
Posted by EL ROCO Photography on October 22, 2012 
As I stated on FB, this image is simply stunning! And see, Mitch agrees and he is one of the gurus of steam photography. It is not very often that I look at a picture and say "holy crap, that is awesome.". Congrats!
Posted by Mark Rosnick on October 22, 2012 
Awesome image Leia, PCA vote from me for sure.
Posted by Janusz Mrozek on October 22, 2012 
A beauty - you had perfect conditions and made the most of it!
Posted by Jake Branson on October 22, 2012 
Awesome shot!
Posted by Leia on October 22, 2012 
Thank you, everyone. I appreciate the comments. The Friends of the SP 4449 really outdid themselves this weekend. Special thanks to the volunteers both past and present that made this possible. Especially to the volunteers and Amtrak crew members who worked hard all weekend to insure the guests on board had a pleasant trip. Kudos to Engineers Doyle and Bill that ran the engine.
Posted by Dan on October 22, 2012 
Words fail me at the sight of this photograph.
Posted by Jim Thias on October 22, 2012 
Awesome! It doesn't get much better than this.
Posted by Charles Bonville on October 23, 2012 
Great shot, Leia!
Posted by Chase Gunnoe on October 23, 2012 
Definitely an attention grabber. Very well captured! Thanks for sharing.
Posted by thefarmersson on October 24, 2012 
Outstanding!! What a breath taking moment. Since I finally got my wife into railfanning she loves steam locomotives best. Of course this photo is the reason why! You have a great eye! I wish I could have seen the old SP Daylights in action back in the day. Oh to long for the good old days!! Thanks for sharing this!
Posted by John Crisanti on October 24, 2012 
I love this photo, Leia! Everything in it works well all together. You got a PCA vote from me!
Posted by Ken Szok on October 25, 2012 
Absolutely stunning image. Thanks for sharing.
Posted by Craig Williams on October 25, 2012 
Nice location!
Posted by NYC Man on October 25, 2012 
WOW!!!
Posted by David Honan on November 5, 2012 
Absolutely incredible, Leia! Seeing this I regret not journeying south to give chase. Congrats on the PCA! (And make sure you submit this to the FO4449 organization for their 2014 calendar -- it's a perfect cover shot.)
Posted by Leia on November 29, 2012 
Thank you again to everyone for your kind comments, and to all those who voted for the PCA on this image. What a wonderful surprise.
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