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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedJanuary 12, 2009
TakenMarch 30, 2008
MakeCanon
ModelCanon PowerShot SD600
Exposure1/800 sec at f/5.6
Focal Length5.8 mm
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Atop Pike's Peak, Colorado. View of cog railway and down the mountain. 3/08

38 responses

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Wow, it looks like the rails go into the sky....

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    That is some rough looking terrain. Nicely captured. The textures are extraordinary.

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (12 Jan 2009):

    Looks like you're half way to Heaven up there Donald!
    Bet the air was cold!
    Great capture.

  • Klaus Girk

    Klaus Girk (Deleted) gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    At 14,000 plus level it is hard to imagine taking a train up there. Another place at Mt. Evans in summer you can drive to the top.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    The train ride up was about 1½ hrs.(with no bathroom!). We actually got dizzy up there.

  • solomon aseoche

    solomon aseoche gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Another amazing capture....

  • Christophe Le Canne

    Christophe Le Canne gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Great image !

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Jan 2009):

    Amazing picture and I can imagine the feeling of vertigo at that high of altitude.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    Shizaaaaam!! What a roller coaster that would make!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    FYI, Rob: There are no guard rails ANYWHERE on that mountain!

  • Jamie Lee

    Jamie Lee said (13 Jan 2009):

    Awesome shot

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    great capture..........good thing it was a cog train

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (13 Jan 2009):

    Love the sharp edged foreground and the soft background.

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (16 Jan 2009):

    Fantastic scene and the tracks leading off to the unknown and out of the frame really grab the eye.

  • Deborah Austin

    Deborah Austin said (3 Feb 2009):

    Ooo not so sure I could do that. The drive up Cadillac mountain was enough for me and I was driving...yes the views are spectacular but that's a long ways up. Neat little perspective here..

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (7 Feb 2009):

    Really cool shot, Don..... it was SO foggy my the time be made it to the top... I couldn't get a shot from up there :(

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff   said (19 Feb 2009):

    WOW, that is one train I would love to be on, this photo is excellent, everything about it works so well !

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (13 Apr 2009):

    OMG that is a long way down! Nice compositon!

  • Barb Rexroat

    Barb Rexroat gave props (28 Jan 2010):

    right off the edge...oh my!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (3 Nov 2013):

    my voye for this shot

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (4 Nov 2013):

    Great entry! Voted!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (4 Nov 2013):

    BTV!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (7 Nov 2013):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (7 Nov 2013):

    oh yeah, great shot! That would give me the wee-bee-geebees to be there...

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (8 Nov 2013):

    OMG!! This is really dangerous!! My vote!

  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (9 Nov 2013):

    a very good illusion of impending danger

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (9 Nov 2013):

    Awesome illusion to a dangerous place - Voted !

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott gave props (11 Nov 2013):

    My Vote!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (12 Nov 2013):

    Great composition my friend! Voted!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (13 Nov 2013):

    VOTED! Quite the dangerous looking scene!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (14 Nov 2013):

    Perfect for the theme! Well done!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (14 Nov 2013):

    Fantastic layers! Voted

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (15 Nov 2013):

    Danger for sure........great shot, Don.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Nov 2013):

    Back to vote!

  • susie peek

    susie peek said (23 Nov 2013):

    Great capture Donald ~ wow what a vista!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (26 Dec 2013):

    Superb, Don -- voted! Bet that was cold!!

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (8 Jan 2014):

    GMV! Great for the theme!

  • Lon Casler Bixby

    Lon Casler Bixby   gave props (23 Jan 2014):

    Very kewl :) On top of the world!

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