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Mount Rushmore
28-NOV-2016

Mount Rushmore

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 Rushmore National Memorial, in South Dakota. This model was located high up on an arch so a bit hard for a short person like me to photograph ;-).

Grand Canyon landscape and station, posted earlier:

Nikon D810 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/160s f/4.5 at 62.0mm iso2000 full exif

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Zoltán Balogh14-Dec-2016 08:17
What a great idea! V
Buz Kiefer13-Dec-2016 18:04
Remarkable detail. V
Jean D06-Dec-2016 00:29
Fine presentation, well captured. ~V
Colin Storey05-Dec-2016 20:55
Impressive display and image of it.
Graeme05-Dec-2016 20:31
Wonderful carvings..V
Milan Vogrin05-Dec-2016 17:56
Really nice work. Nice image too. V!
Jim Coffman05-Dec-2016 17:44
Very nice, Helen!
MarcViskens05-Dec-2016 17:25
very nice Helen
larose forest photos05-Dec-2016 17:11
Really amazing! Super shot to capture it in such lovely detail. V
Tom Munson05-Dec-2016 16:36
Impressive work.
Marco Valk05-Dec-2016 16:25
Very cool. Love this