The COG on Mt. Washington

© Terry Cervi

The COG on Mt. Washington

Uploaded: October 14, 2013 | Entered: May 21, 2014 21:54:22


Canon EF24-105mmL, F20. ISO2000, HDR. The world's first mountain-climbing (rack and pinion) railway. It uses a Marsh rack system and one or two steam locomotives and four biodiesel powered locomotives to carry tourists to the top of the mountain.
Located in New Hampshire, it is the second steepest rack railway in the world.


John Connolly October 14, 2013

A remarkable train Terry! The view looks like it is worth all the effort of getting there! #1548508

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic October 14, 2013

The detail and treatment are amazing, Terry. Outstanding work. #10871594

William C. Raco level-classic October 14, 2013

Beautiful color, detail and composition
Excellent, Terry #10871625

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 14, 2013

Great HDR capture. Like the blues. #10871633

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 14, 2013

Wowwwwww! What an excellent find and capture Terry!

jo ann c. #10871637

Carol L. Fowler October 14, 2013

Great shot! Reminds me of the train ride up to Machu Pichu. They have a series of tracks that look like our truck runaway ramps. The train speeds up one, then they switch the track at the bottom of the ramp so that gravity helps the train to back down into another track, and it goes to and fro, higher and higher til the top of the steep mountain is achieved. #10871650

Tiia Vissak October 14, 2013

cool colors, details & pov! #10871754

Wm Nosal October 14, 2013

Wow, Terry!
Beautiful Capture! #10871761

Ermanno Radice October 14, 2013

Gorgeous scene, wonderful colors, detail and treatment, excellent scene and POV, love it! #10871762

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 14, 2013

LOVE the colors and clouds in this beautiful image Terry, VERY well done!! <>< #10871804

Colette M. Metcalf October 14, 2013

Wonderful capture and pov, Terry! Excellent!!! #10871859

Don Christiana October 14, 2013

Terry your HDR effects are outstanding. Wonderful details and eye catching colors. Beautiful image. #10871890

Kathy Salerni level-classic October 14, 2013

Awesome capture, Terry, with saturated colors, excellent comp and treatment! #10871900

Robert R. Goodman level-addict October 14, 2013

Hi Terry,A place I always wanted to visit.Excellent capture my friend.I bet that is a fun ride up!!!! #10871926

Katherine Kuhn level-classic October 14, 2013

Great find, Terry! Love the bright colors & light! #10871980

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 14, 2013

This is beautiful HDR work, Ms T. Love the perspective captured, the gorgeous colors and detail and the clouds! The clouds are so cool - the lines of them provide a real sense of motion "moving up the track" along with the train. Super shot! #10871993

Carol Eade level-addict October 14, 2013

Beautiful HDR, Terry. Love the colors and the clouds. #10872022

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 14, 2013

Fantastic capture, Terry. #10872088

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 14, 2013

Love it! #10872113

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe October 14, 2013

WOW Carol. This is beautiful. I love the colors and the seemingly motion of the clouds. #10872133

Jeffrey R. Bange October 14, 2013

Absolutely breathtaking capture Terry, if I was a judge I would just give you the GOLD now. This photo has it all, perfect composition, vibrant colors, beautiful blue sky, gorgeous mountains, and outstanding DOF and detail.

Are you using the in camera HDR Terry or a separate program, if not in camera which program do you use as I'm looking to buy one.

And last but not least a definite FAVORITE in my books. #10872140

Ray level-classic October 14, 2013

Fantastic capture, Terry! Wonderful on every level. #10872149

Nadia Paul October 14, 2013

It must be an awesome ride to the top Terry! Wonderful comp and colours! #10872161

Susan Weisensel October 14, 2013

I love the bright colors of the cars, and what a view, just amazing. #10872194

Terry Cervi level-classic October 15, 2013

Thanks so much everyone. Jeffrey, I've never tried my in-camera HDR. I use Photomatix for my HDR work and like it very much. There are quite a few presets but you can tweak your HDR image to your liking as well. #10872385

Stephen Zacker October 15, 2013

Awesome perspective and sky #10872574

David Hurt October 15, 2013

Thanks for the history on the train and a fantastic HDR shot. #10872761

Liz blahh October 16, 2013

Fantastic! #10873205

April Riggs October 17, 2013

LOVE your work #10874543

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 29, 2013

Gorgeous light, color and detail. This reminds me of the clog train that goes to top of Pikes Peak in Colorado. #10884008

Wm Nosal December 01, 2013

Congratulations Terry! #10912650

Lindley Johnson level-classic June 30, 2014

This is such a cool image! Congratulations on your finalist, Terry. #11074591

June 30, 2014

Great colors and HDR work. #11074635

Jeffrey R. Bange June 30, 2014

Congratulations Terry on your third finalist photo and best of luck in the next round, I knew when I first saw it that I would be seeing it again and I'm glad that I was right. #11074717

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 01, 2014

Congratulation on another fabulous finalist. #11075168

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 01, 2014

Congratulation on another fabulous finalist. #11075170

Julianne Bradford July 01, 2014

Congrats on another Gold Terry! #11075666

Mary Dimitriw level-classic July 01, 2014

Congrats on another outstanding winner Terry! #11075828

Gerri R. Jones July 01, 2014

Congratulations Terry on your beautiful winner! Looks like a fun ride! #11075860

Carol Eade level-addict July 01, 2014

Awesome winner, Terry, congratulations. #11075888

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 01, 2014

Congrats on another fantastic winner, Terry. #11075895

Debbie Bray July 01, 2014

Another superb win, Terry! Big congratulations on your wonderful work! #11075909

Jeffrey R. Bange July 01, 2014

Congratulations Terry on your well deserved win. #11075928

Kathy Salerni level-classic July 01, 2014

Huge congrats on another awesome Win, Terry! #11075973

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 01, 2014

I love the work on this great image Terry! Congrats on your "travelin'" gold badge! :-) #11075979

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 01, 2014

Congrats, Terry, on this fabulous winning image!

Debby #11076097

frank w. degenhardt level-classic July 01, 2014

This is one beautiful look you got here. Congratulations on the Second Place Win Terry. #11076126

Gail Sullivan level-classic July 02, 2014

Impressive work, Terry...congrats again! #11076263

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe July 02, 2014

Woo hoo a big congratulations on yet another gold win! 👍 WTG Carol #11076274

Lindley Johnson level-classic July 02, 2014

Congratulations on another beautiful win, Terry! #11076476

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 02, 2014

Double gold girl. Congratulations on another fantastic winner, Terry. #11076528

Don Christiana July 02, 2014

Congratulations Terry on your sensational Gold Medal Winner. Your HDR work is always First Rate. Fantastic colors and details. #11076549

Phyllis H. Burchett July 02, 2014

Congrats on this awesome winner Terry! #11076560

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 02, 2014

Perfect, perfect! No one does HDR like you, Buffalo Gal! Huge congratulations on a beautiful Gold Win! #11076586

Colette M. Metcalf July 02, 2014

Congrats on this outstanding WIN!!!! #11076737

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 02, 2014

Don't know how I missed this one?? Certainly is deserving of the Win Terry!

jo ann c. #11076761

Ermanno Radice July 02, 2014

Congratulations on your another wonderful winner Terry! #11076790

Anita Hogue July 02, 2014

A big congratulations on an awesome winning month! I love the all! #11076819

Carol L. Fowler July 02, 2014

Congrats again! #11076936

Susan Williams level-classic July 02, 2014

Congratulations on another Gold Winner, Terry. Beautiful HDR work! #11077026

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 05, 2014

Fantastic. Congratulations, Terry! #11078858

Ken Smith level-classic July 06, 2014

You had a great month, Terry. Congrats on multiple golds! #11079289

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 06, 2014

Beautiful sky and colors. Congratulations on your Second Place win. #11079493

Rudi Reiner level-classic July 12, 2014

Congratulations, excellent colors & comp! #11084071

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 11, 2016


Jeffrey R. Bange March 11, 2016

Well it's definitely your day Terry, congratulations again. #11445704

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