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Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon

After touring the historic Washington monuments display and the NPS tribute, we (or more correctly, I) decided to also see the model train exhibit, which in reality was a series of re-creations of iconic national parks and sites in the National Register of Historic Places, all made from plants and other natural materials, with some model trains running through, around or above them. I must add that this exhibit was staged in a darkened gallery, and the lighting was in very unusual colors.

Mount Vernon National Historic Landmark in Virginia, the home of George Washington.

Monticello, posted earlier:

Nikon D810 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/160s f/6.3 at 36.0mm iso5000 full exif

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Jean D04-Dec-2016 02:25
Excellent capture in this golden light, Helen. ~V
janescottcumming04-Dec-2016 02:01
These look very cool! V
Tom Munson04-Dec-2016 00:55
Beautiful image, Helen.
globalgadabout04-Dec-2016 00:53
it seems George lived well...the rooftop room is intriguing..
Jim Coffman04-Dec-2016 00:16
Another great model so well captured...
Milan Vogrin03-Dec-2016 22:32
Look beautiful! V