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An evening of old school flash photography with noted rail photographers Nils Huxtable and Thomas R. Schultz

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SP 2472 Night Photo Shoot

Golden Gate Railroad Museum and Pacific Locomotive Association

Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM (PDT)

Sunol, CA

SP 2472 Night Photo Shoot

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
GGRM or PLA Member Night Shoot Only
Price includes Night Photo Shoot only
Ended $25.00 $1.49
Member Night Shoot + 11am train
Price includes Night Photo Shoot and Saturday 11am coach ticket
Ended $40.00 $1.79
Member Night Shoot + 1pm train
Price includes Night Photo Shoot and Saturday 1pm coach ticket
Ended $40.00 $1.79
Member Night Shoot + 3pm train
Price includes Night Photo Shoot and Saturday 3pm coach ticket
Ended $40.00 $1.79
Non-Member Night Shoot Only   more info Ended $35.00 $1.69
Non-Member Night Shoot + 11am train
Price includes Night Photo Shoot and Saturday 11am coach ticket
Ended $50.00 $1.99
Non-Member Night Shoot + 1pm train
Price includes Night Photo Shoot and Saturday 1pm coach ticket
Ended $50.00 $1.99
Non-Member Night Shoot + 3pm train
Price includes Night Photo Shoot and Saturday 3pm coach ticket
Ended $50.00 $1.99

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Event Details

NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION

SP 2472 AND SP1487

on the Niles Canyon Railway

An evening of old school flash photography

with noted rail photographers Nils Huxtable and Thomas R. Schultz

Saturday August 30 Starting at 7:30 PM

Alex Ramos PhotoPhoto by Michael Price

Alex Pamos Photo       alexramosphoto.com                          Michael Price Photo

Join us for a rare opportunity to photograph two historic Southern Pacific locomotives. 1921 Baldwin built Pacific SP 2472 and 1953 Fairbanks Morse H12-44 SP 1487*painted in the famous 1950’s Tiger-stripe scheme. These locomotives both ran on the San Francisco Peninsula in the 1950’s, and are joined again here this evening.

Fillmore and Western 14 Thomas Schulz Photo

                          Thomas R Shultz Photo shoot of F&W 14 and 1059

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

 Tripod

 Camera capable of being manually set to "Bulb" setting for exposure duration, Manual selection of aperture, and a lens capable of being focused manually

 For film cameras: cable release

 For digital cameras: the electronic version of a cable release

 Personal flashlight for viewing the camera settings in the dark.

Thomas can provide some last-minute camera adjustment advice, but participants must know how to set or adjust their cameras.  On the night of the shoot, we will not have the time to coach individuals regarding how to adjust their (particularly digital) cameras.        

Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. $25 GGRM and PLA members. $35 non-members. 

This event is jointly sponsored by the Golden Gate Railroad Museum and the Pacific Locomotive Association as a fundraiser to provide for the continued restoration of railroad artifacts.

Have questions about SP 2472 Night Photo Shoot? Contact Golden Gate Railroad Museum and Pacific Locomotive Association

When & Where


Niles Canyon Railway's Brightside Yard
5550 Niles Canyon Rd
Sunol, CA 94586

Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 5:00 AM to 8:00 AM (PDT)


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Organizer

Golden Gate Railroad Museum and Pacific Locomotive Association

 This event is jointly sponsored by the Golden Gate Railroad Museum and the Pacific Locomotive Association as a fundraiser to provide for the continued restoration of railroad artifacts and extension and maintenance of the Niles Canyon Railway.

 

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