This week’s photo comes from Mike Stanislaw.  Mike’s excellent scenic touch perfectly frames a set dark horses from Norfolk Southern.  While NS has been reviving a cache of colorful fallen flag schemes of late, there’s a simplistic elegance to their standard black fare.  Note the execution of the scenic materials “growing” out of the rock talus.  Simple touches like that-showing nature at work-add to the realism… and make an otherwise typical scene extraordinary. 

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