Snow & Steam 2

© Bill Merlavage

Snow & Steam 2

KV Day 12/9/2005 4:22:41 AM

Really like this image. #356554

Kathleen Clemons 12/9/2005 4:28:42 AM

Excellent! #2167672

Mary Timman 12/9/2005 5:03:18 AM

Awesome shot. You captured it all.
Beautiful. #2167735

Mary Clarke 12/9/2005 5:04:12 AM

Fantastic #2167740

Tracy Reehal 12/9/2005 5:37:58 AM

Wow! I love what you've captured here. This is amazing! #2167839

Donna K. Kilcher 12/9/2005 6:38:14 AM

great capture! #2168144

Bill Merlavage 12/9/2005 8:11:18 AM

Thank you all for your comments #2168476

Emmett S. Speelman 12/9/2005 8:14:08 AM

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 #2168486

Tom J. Hughes 12/9/2005 8:45:47 AM

WOW. This is fantastic. Where was this taken. Great Great image.

Tom Hughes

Christina M. Brekke 12/9/2005 9:01:47 AM

I like this-but I agree with emmett- love the picture though reminds me of old western movies! #2168684

Janine Russell 12/9/2005 5:31:12 PM

Bill, wonderful capture with a great point of view. #2169922

Jim Kinnunen 12/9/2005 11:06:53 PM

Wonderful image, Bill!:) #2170511

Garth D. Beatty 12/10/2005 10:17:32 AM

Very Nice. #2171888

Ken Cole 12/12/2005 6:43:13 PM

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! #2179849

Siete Meeter 12/18/2005 2:35:00 AM

Wonderful image, Bill! #2196007

Michael Robichaud 1/21/2006 5:05:33 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist photo! Great to see this here, very cool shot. Like the perspective and colors. #2313838

Pu Chen 1/21/2006 12:00:11 PM

Wonderful capture, Bill! Congratulations! #2317088

The Judges at 1/21/2006 12:21:58 PM

Can feel the thunder! #2317269

Jolynne Woodcock 1/21/2006 12:39:33 PM

A big congrats to you Bill! Good luck in the next round! #2317470

Garth D. Beatty 1/21/2006 7:11:15 PM

Has to be a winner! #2319622

Christopher Budny 1/21/2006 8:30:55 PM

Congratulations...! Beautiful capture---the tower of smoke and steam is amazing! #2320079

Joline Frazier 1/22/2006 2:46:09 AM

You know how much I admire your trains, and this is no exception! Congratulations and the very best of luck. #2321006

Charlene Taylor 1/22/2006 5:58:37 AM

Congratulations Bill! This is a terrific picture and the win is well deserved. Good luck in the final round. #2321558

MARLON IGNACIO 1/22/2006 9:11:38 AM

Congratulations, Bill, on this finalist! I've always liked this one. Good luck on the final judging and welcome to! #2322159

Kristi A. Howson 1/22/2006 1:13:40 PM

Awesome power and impact Bill! Congratulations on your Finalist and Best of Luck in the next Round!!!! #2323079

Tina Shaw 1/22/2006 7:22:21 PM

Woohoo! Way to go Bill! Good luck in the next round! #2324202

Donna W. Neal 1/23/2006 1:55:49 PM

WOW, hope you ran fast!
Congratulations on a well deserved
finalist and good luck in the next round! #2327444

Monika Sapek 1/23/2006 10:05:58 PM

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

Laura E. OConnor 1/24/2006 7:36:42 AM

WONDERFUL WINNER!!! I LOVE THIS! My son is a train FANATIC! #2330885

Bill Merlavage 1/24/2006 7:56:43 AM

Thank you everyone, I really appreciate the comments. #2331013

James Reininger 1/24/2006 8:50:16 AM

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! #2331252

Amanda Price 1/24/2006 9:05:36 AM

WOWO! What a gorgeous shot! Congrats on your win! #2331322

Claudia Kuhn 1/24/2006 9:20:14 AM

Big congrats on your win Bill, love that steam!! #2331388

Michael S. Baker 1/24/2006 10:05:46 AM

Ditto everyone's comments, Bill. Superb capture!
Mike B- #2331537

Kristi A. Howson 1/24/2006 10:29:34 AM

Congratulations on your win Bill. Wonderful image! #2331682

Terrill Province 1/24/2006 11:03:08 AM

Oh yes, an OBVIOUS WINNER here, Bill! So happy this gained well deserved attention. Congratulations!!! #2331839

Nandu Menon 1/24/2006 11:21:06 AM

Wow ! #2331913

MARLON IGNACIO 1/24/2006 11:23:03 AM

Congratulations, Bill, on your second place win! #2331923

Bill Merlavage 1/24/2006 11:52:01 AM

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. #2332052

Kay E. Mahoney 1/24/2006 11:58:50 AM

Congratulations on your second place winner. Neat photo. #2332081

Gail Sullivan 1/24/2006 1:10:49 PM

Bill...congratulations on your win with this classic train shot! #2332496

Joline Frazier 1/24/2006 2:32:18 PM

Big congratulations Bill....this deserves it. #2332849

Michael Robichaud 1/24/2006 3:52:48 PM

Well done Bill, Great to see this here and congrats on your second place winner. #2333147

Martha N. Church 1/24/2006 5:02:10 PM

What an incredible shot. You are brave! #2333445

Vicki L. Filippin 1/24/2006 5:39:40 PM

I'm in AWE over this shot,'s absolutely amazing. Double congrats, you SO deserve it. :-) #2333622

KHAWLA Haddad 1/24/2006 8:57:26 PM

Congratulations on your Wonderful winner!!! #2334400

Donna W. Neal 1/25/2006 5:10:22 AM

Wo glad to see this one on the winners page, it is just awesome.
Congratulations on this fine winner Bill #2335673

Jill M. Flusemann 1/25/2006 10:11:29 AM

Fabulous winner! Hope you got out of the way in time. Congratulations! #2336960

Garth D. Beatty 1/25/2006 12:49:06 PM

Congratulations!! #2337510

Susi Lawson 1/25/2006 3:44:00 PM

suuuperb Bill!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats!! #2338196

Janessa L. Taber-Webb 1/26/2006 12:48:47 PM

This is a really beautiful photo. #2342178

Monika Sapek 1/28/2006 8:36:42 AM

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Bill!

Candy Dzenkiw 1/31/2006 12:12:49 AM

This image is very exciting...congratulations of your win! :-) #2358510

Stefan G 2/5/2006 9:25:59 AM

Very nice work, congratulations, Bill! #2381157

Nan Fischer 2/5/2006 3:36:16 PM

congratulations on your win, bill! I love the angle. it gives the train a lot of power. where did you take this? #2382445

Anne D. Eigen 2/6/2006 2:46:47 PM

Congratulations on this great winner, Bill! Amazing perspective and capture with the steam!!! #2386477

Anne D. Eigen 2/8/2006 10:06:27 PM

This is like a shot out of a movie.. For some reason it makes me feel so nostalgic! I love it! Moving shot! #2396740

Dave Sanders 2/11/2006 5:51:10 AM

Great photo Bill. Congratulations on POTD #2406119

Cathy M. Gromball 2/13/2006 2:46:53 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Bill!

Cathy :) #2415397

SaMi Martin 2/21/2006 1:55:58 PM

Your train shots are the greatest...Congratulations on your 2nd place! #2448144

Murry Grigsby 2/23/2006 7:15:56 AM

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. #2457068

Bill Merlavage 5/10/2006 6:44:50 PM

Thank you all for your comments. #2748920

Judy V. Kennamer 6/6/2006 6:18:05 AM

Beautiful! Beautiful! Great shot Bill! I enjoyed your entire gallery so much -- you really have a "way" with trains :o) Judy #2858884

Ronald F. Fischer 6/7/2006 9:04:30 AM

This is an awesome capture, Bill! Your gallery is fantastic!! #2864517

Carolyn Foster Spano 6/8/2006 5:37:48 PM

Wow and then another WOW!!!!!! #2871007

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