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 Kennecott Mines
28-NOV-2016

Kennecott Mines

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.

Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, in Alaska.

Cape Florida Lighthouse, posted earlier:

Nikon D810 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
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Julie Oldfield13-Dec-2016 03:14
This is so lovely. V
Ton T.10-Dec-2016 08:57
Fascinating model and image! Love the colors V
Gill Kopy10-Dec-2016 02:34
Another stunning example of craftsmanship - and such a great setting ! V
bill friedlander09-Dec-2016 15:13
Very crisp shot of this delightful display. V
Jim Coffman09-Dec-2016 14:30
What a great looking model!!
Stephanie09-Dec-2016 13:00
Such a colorful mine! Great capture Helen! V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal09-Dec-2016 11:52
Beautiful and colorful image in difficult light conditions. V
Tom LeRoy09-Dec-2016 11:29
Nice sharpness and beautiful colors. They do such a great job on these models. V
marie-jose wolff09-Dec-2016 10:34
very nice and colorful,
superb presentation, Helen! V
joseantonio09-Dec-2016 05:13
very nice work with the low light.V.