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Snow & Steam 2
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Snow & Steam 2
Snow & Steam 2
© Bill Merlavage
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KV Day
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    Really like this image.

12/9/2005 4:22:41 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Excellent!

12/9/2005 4:28:42 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Awesome shot. You captured it all.
Beautiful.

12/9/2005 5:03:18 AM

 
Mary  Clarke
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Fantastic

12/9/2005 5:04:12 AM

 
Tracy Reehal
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Wow! I love what you've captured here. This is amazing!

12/9/2005 5:37:58 AM

 
Donna K. Kilcher
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great capture!

12/9/2005 6:38:14 AM

 
Bill Merlavage
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Thank you all for your comments

12/9/2005 8:11:18 AM

 
Emmett S. Speelman
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Very well done. great capture. do not know that I would be so brave as to stand in front of an on coming train. lol

12/9/2005 8:14:08 AM

 
Tom J. Hughes
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WOW. This is fantastic. Where was this taken. Great Great image.

Tom Hughes

12/9/2005 8:45:47 AM

 
Christina M. Brekke
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I like this-but I agree with emmett- love the picture though reminds me of old western movies!

12/9/2005 9:01:47 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Bill, wonderful capture with a great point of view.

12/9/2005 5:31:12 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Wonderful image, Bill!:)

12/9/2005 11:06:53 PM

 
Garth D. Beatty
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Very Nice.

12/10/2005 10:17:32 AM

 
Ken Cole
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This is such a great shot, Bill. I like everything about it. It must have been exciting to be there in real life, knowing you were getting such a perfect image. Great job!

12/12/2005 6:43:13 PM

 
Siete Meeter
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Wonderful image, Bill!

12/18/2005 2:35:00 AM

 
Michael Robichaud
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Congratulations on your Finalist photo! Great to see this here, very cool shot. Like the perspective and colors.

1/21/2006 5:05:33 AM

 
Pu Chen

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Wonderful capture, Bill! Congratulations!

1/21/2006 12:00:11 PM

 
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Can feel the thunder!

1/21/2006 12:21:58 PM

 
Jolynne Woodcock
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A big congrats to you Bill! Good luck in the next round!

1/21/2006 12:39:33 PM

 
Garth D. Beatty
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Has to be a winner!

1/21/2006 7:11:15 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations...! Beautiful capture---the tower of smoke and steam is amazing!

1/21/2006 8:30:55 PM

 
Joline Frazier
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You know how much I admire your trains, and this is no exception! Congratulations and the very best of luck.

1/22/2006 2:46:09 AM

 
Charlene Taylor
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Congratulations Bill! This is a terrific picture and the win is well deserved. Good luck in the final round.

1/22/2006 5:58:37 AM

 
Marlon Ignacio
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Congratulations, Bill, on this finalist! I've always liked this one. Good luck on the final judging and welcome to BetterPhoto.com!

1/22/2006 9:11:38 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Awesome power and impact Bill! Congratulations on your Finalist and Best of Luck in the next Round!!!!

1/22/2006 1:13:40 PM

 
Tina Schmitt
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Woohoo! Way to go Bill! Good luck in the next round!

1/22/2006 7:22:21 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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WOW, hope you ran fast!
Congratulations on a well deserved
finalist and good luck in the next round!

1/23/2006 1:55:49 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Superb capture, Bill! Many congratulations and good luck in the next round!
Monika

1/23/2006 10:05:58 PM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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WONDERFUL WINNER!!! I LOVE THIS! My son is a train FANATIC!

1/24/2006 7:36:42 AM

 
Bill Merlavage
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Thank you everyone, I really appreciate the comments.

1/24/2006 7:56:43 AM

 
James Reininger
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All aboard!!! This is an excelent image. One question though - was the train actually moving, or did you take the photo when it was stopped. I have to know!

1/24/2006 8:50:16 AM

 
Amanda Price
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WOWO! What a gorgeous shot! Congrats on your win!

1/24/2006 9:05:36 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Big congrats on your win Bill, love that steam!!

1/24/2006 9:20:14 AM

 
Michael S. Baker
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Ditto everyone's comments, Bill. Superb capture!
Regards,
Mike B-

1/24/2006 10:05:46 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your win Bill. Wonderful image!

1/24/2006 10:29:34 AM

 
Terrill Province
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Oh yes, an OBVIOUS WINNER here, Bill! So happy this gained well deserved attention. Congratulations!!!

1/24/2006 11:03:08 AM

 
Nandu Menon

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Wow !

1/24/2006 11:21:06 AM

 
Marlon Ignacio
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Congratulations, Bill, on your second place win!

1/24/2006 11:23:03 AM

 
Bill Merlavage
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Thanks again for all the comments...and yes James, this train is moving. It's coming up on the station, so it's probably about 25 MPH or so.

1/24/2006 11:52:01 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner. Neat photo.

1/24/2006 11:58:50 AM

 
Gail P. Sullivan
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Bill...congratulations on your win with this classic train shot!

1/24/2006 1:10:49 PM

 
Joline Frazier
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Big congratulations Bill....this deserves it.

1/24/2006 2:32:18 PM

 
Michael Robichaud
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Well done Bill, Great to see this here and congrats on your second place winner.

1/24/2006 3:52:48 PM

 
Martha N. Church
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What an incredible shot. You are brave!

1/24/2006 5:02:10 PM

 
Vicki L. Filippin
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I'm in AWE over this shot, Bill...it's absolutely amazing. Double congrats, you SO deserve it. :-)

1/24/2006 5:39:40 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on your Wonderful winner!!!

1/24/2006 8:57:26 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Wo glad to see this one on the winners page, it is just awesome.
Congratulations on this fine winner Bill

1/25/2006 5:10:22 AM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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Fabulous winner! Hope you got out of the way in time. Congratulations!

1/25/2006 10:11:29 AM

 
Garth D. Beatty
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Congratulations!!

1/25/2006 12:49:06 PM

 
Susi Lawson
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suuuperb Bill!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats!!

1/25/2006 3:44:00 PM

 
Janessa L. Taber-Webb
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This is a really beautiful photo.

1/26/2006 12:48:47 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Bill!
Monika

1/28/2006 8:36:42 AM

 
Candy Dzenkiw
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This image is very exciting...congratulations of your win! :-)

1/31/2006 12:12:49 AM

 
Stefan G
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Very nice work, congratulations, Bill!

2/5/2006 9:25:59 AM

 
Nan Fischer
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congratulations on your win, bill! I love the angle. it gives the train a lot of power. where did you take this?

2/5/2006 3:36:16 PM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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Congratulations on this great winner, Bill! Amazing perspective and capture with the steam!!!

2/6/2006 2:46:47 PM

 

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This is like a shot out of a movie.. For some reason it makes me feel so nostalgic! I love it! Moving shot!

2/8/2006 10:06:27 PM

 
Dave Sanders
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Great photo Bill. Congratulations on POTD

2/11/2006 5:51:10 AM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Bill!

Cathy :)

2/13/2006 2:46:53 PM

 
SaMi Martin
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Your train shots are the greatest...Congratulations on your 2nd place!

2/21/2006 1:55:58 PM

 
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This wonderful image just popped up on the BP home page and I wanted to congratulate you on it and your win! I really like your design with the tracks dividing in from of the full-steam-ahead engine. Well done Bill!! I enjoyed your gallery also.

2/23/2006 7:15:56 AM

 
Bill Merlavage
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Thank you all for your comments.

5/10/2006 6:44:50 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Beautiful! Beautiful! Great shot Bill! I enjoyed your entire gallery so much -- you really have a "way" with trains :o) Judy

6/6/2006 6:18:05 AM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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This is an awesome capture, Bill! Your gallery is fantastic!!

6/7/2006 9:04:30 AM

 
Carolyn Foster Spano
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Wow and then another WOW!!!!!!

6/8/2006 5:37:48 PM

 
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