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Milwaukee Road 261 Steaming At Birmingham, MO.

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Birmingham, Missouri. September 26, 2005.

Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (nicknamed Milwaukee Road) 261 leads an excursion north on the joint Union Pacific/I&M Rail Link mainline. The steamer and its train had been on display at Kansas City Union Station, and now 261 was headed back home to Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


A MBTA Green Line Train Crossing I-90

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Green Line Train Crossing I-90
June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

MBTA 3675 leads a Green Line train outbound, above I-90 on the B Branch.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


Bunker Hill Monument

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June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

Looking up at Bunker Hill Monument.

Photo © Tom Gatermann


Steeple of the Old South Meeting House Against The New

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Top
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

The tower of Old South Meeting House.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Looking Toward Downtown Boston From Snow Hill Street

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Toward
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

Looking down Snow Hill Street toward downtown Boston.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

The Steeple of Old North Church in Boston

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Steeple
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

A juxtaposition of the steeple of Old North Church and some buildings, along the Freedom Trail.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

The Steeple Of Old North Church In Boston - Part II

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Steeple, Part II
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

Another view of the steeple of Old North Church, while walking on the Freedom Trail.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

The Statue of Paul Revere In Front of St. Stephen's Church

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Ride
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

On Boston's Freedom Trail, the statue of Paul Revere is silhouetted against the front of St. Stephen's Church.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Faneuil Hall On The Freedom Trail

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Faneuil Hall
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

A view of the west side of Faneuil Hall, while walking the Freedom Trail.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

An Outbound MBTA Green Line Train Is About To Cross St. Paul Street

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Waiting to Proceed
June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

An outbound Green Line train nears St. Paul Street.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

Looking Through the Trees Of Boston Public Garden Toward The Millennium Tower

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Through the Trees
June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

A view of Millennium Tower, from Boston Public Garden.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge

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Above
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge, viewed from Bunker Hill Community College.

Photo © Tom Gatermann

A MBTA Green Line Train And A Car Seem To Be Racing

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Race Time
June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

And the race is on between Green Line LRV 3645 and the silver car, with the LRV having a slight lead as they both cross St. Paul Street.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

USS Constitution in Dry Dock At Boston

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USS Constitution in dry dock under going restoration work.
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts. Photo © Tom Gatermann

Looking Down The Escalators At The Karlsplatz U-Bahn Station in Vienna

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May 2, 2015. Vienna, Austria.

Heading down an escalator at the Karlsplatz U-Bahn station.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

A Vienna Tram Passing The Äußeres Burgtor

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Passing Äußeres Burgtor
May 2, 2015. Vienna, Austria.

A tram on the number 2 line passes the Äußeres Burgtor, on the southwest side of Heldenplatz.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.

A Greeen Line Train Crossing St. Paul Street On The B Branch

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An inbound Green Line train running on the B Branch, crosses St. Paul Street, near Boston University. The photograph was actually taken from one of the dorm buildings at the university. The train was heading toward downtown Boston, MA. At this point, the line runs at grade level down the middle of Commonwealth Avenue, but before getting near downtown, the line will descend into a subway tunnel.

Photo taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts. 

A MBTA Green Line Train Approaches St. Paul Street

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An outbound MBTA Green Line train, running on the B Branch, approaches St. Paul station, near Boston University. The line runs down the middle of Commonwealth Avenue, at grade here, but further east of this location the line descends into a subway tunnel.

Photo taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Vienna Tram 609 at Opernring and Kärntner Straße – May 2015

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Wiener Linien (Vienna Lines) tram 609, running on Route 1, rolls down Opernring, at Kärntner Straße in Vienna. The tram is about to turn right onto Kärntner Straße. Tram Route 1 runs between Stefan-Fadinger Platz and Prater Hauptallee. Out of sight on the right side of the photograph is the Vienna Opera House.
Photograph taken: May 2, 2015, at Vienna, Austria.

The front of Boston's Old City Hall - June 2017

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Looking up at the front of Boston's Old City Hall. The building sits along School Street, between Tremont Street and Province Street.

Photograph taken: June 1, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Obelisk at Granary Burying Grounds and the Millennium Tower

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Looking out from the Granary Burying Grounds, past the obelisk that sits atop the tomb of Benjamin Franklin's parents, toward Millennium Tower. The cemetery is along Tremont Street on the Freedom Trail.The cemetery is also the final resting place of Paul Revere.
Photograph taken: June 1, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

MBTA Orange Line Train at Community College Station

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An outbound Orange Line train is arriving at Community College station. The train is headed toward Oak Grove. Community College station is located underneath an overpass on Interstate 93 that leads to the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge. The bridge is located about four tenths of a mile south of the station.

Photograph taken: June 2, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Park Church Steeple - Millennium Tower - Boston, MA

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A view from Boston Commons of Park Street Church's steeple, juxtaposed against Millennium Tower.

Photo taken: June 1, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Paul Revere's Grave - Granary Burying Grounds - Boston, MA

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The grave of Paul Revere at the Granary Burying Grounds. The cemetery is along Boston's Freedom Trail.
Photograph taken: June 1, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge tower – Boston, MA

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Looking out from the Bunker Hill Monument grounds toward the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge.

Photograph taken: June 2, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge tower from Pleasant Street

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Looking down Pleasant Street, from the top of Bunker Hill, toward the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge.

Photograph taken: June 2, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

A MBTA Orange Line Train Arrives at Community College Station

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An Orange Line subway train arrives at Community College station. The station serves Bunker Hill Community College, and the surrounding area. The station is located beneath Interstate 93, north of the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge.

Photograph taken: June 2, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Sail boats on the Charles River - Boston - June 2017

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With part of downtown Boston, the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge, and the Longfellow Bridge in the background, sail boaters enjoy an afternoon out on the Charles River.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

MBTA Green Line train along Commonwealth Avenue - June 2017

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Rolling down the middle of Commonwealth Avenue, MBTA 3624 brings up the rear of an outbound Green Line train. The train is about to cross St. Paul Street and arrive at St. Paul Station, in the area of Boston University.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Windows along Massachusetts Avenue - Boston - June 2017

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Windows along Massachusetts Avenue, at Beacon Street. These buildings are just south of the Charles River.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Looking toward the John Hancock Tower - Boston - June 2017

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Looking out at the John Hancock Tower from near Storrow Dr and Charlesgate, along the Charles River.


Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, MA.

Park bench along the Charles River - Boston - June 2017

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A park bench along the Charles River, looking toward Cambridge, Massachusetts. The tall white tower in the far background is the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge.

Photograph taken June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

MBTA 3882 in traffic along Commonwealth Avenue - Boston

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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) 3882 and MBTA 3699 make up this outbound Green Line train, running on the B Branch down the middle of Commonwealth Avenue.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Ducks swimming on the Charles River – Boston - June 2017

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A group of ducks are taking a swim down the Charles River in Boston, near the Boston University campus.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

MBTA 3645 on the B Branch Above I-90 - Boston - June 2017

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MBTA 3645 (a Kinki-Sharyo Type 7 LRV) leads a Green Line train westward down Commonwealth Avenue on the B Branch. The train is passing over Interstate 90 and is heading toward the Boston University area.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

The top of the Prudential Building - Boston - June 2017

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The Prudential Building stands above some weeping willows that are in Boston Public Garden.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

The Tops of Arlington Street Church and the Berkeley Building

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In this view from Boston Public Garden, the steeple of Arlington Street Church can be seen, as well as the top of the Berkeley Building. In the background the modern style of the John Hancock Tower contrasts with the two older buildings.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

Downtown Boston Skyline from Boston University - June 2017

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The downtown Boston skyline, as seen from a building on the Boston University campus. In the foreground is an old railroad bridge that passes under Boston University Bridge, both bridges cross over the Charles River.

Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

Bricks and Stones - Freedom Trail - Boston - June 2017

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A close up of some bricks and stones along the Freedom Trail outside of Faneuil Hall in Boston.
Photo taken: June 1, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

Juxtaposition III - Arlington Building - Arlington Street Church's Steeple

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The Arlington Building, and the Arlington Street Church's steeple are juxtaposed in this photograph. 
Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

MBTA Green Line Trains Pass on the Green Line Above I-90

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MBTA Green Line trains, running on the B Branch, pass each other at the Intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Essex Street, above Interstate 90.
Photo taken: June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

Orange Line Train Arrival at Tufts Subway Station In Boston - Video

Orange Line Arrival at Tufts
June 2, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

An Orange Line subway train heading outbound arrives at the Tufts Medical Center station.

Video © Tom Gatermann.

A Car Cuts in Front of An MBTA Green Line Train at St. Paul Street

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A MBTA Green Line train starts to cross St. Paul Street, just as a car cut in front of the train to turn onto Commonwealth Avenue.

Photo taken: June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts. Photo © Tom Gatermann

Looking down Melrose Street in Boston - June 2017

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Looking down a tree lined Melrose Street, from Church Street. 
Photo taken: June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

Juxtaposition II - John Hancock Tower And Liberty Mutual Building

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A juxtaposition of the John Hancock Tower (on the left) and Liberty Mutual Insurance building (on the right) in Boston, MA.
Photograph taken: June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

The Statue of George Washington at Boston Public Garden

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The George Washington statue at the Boston Public Garden. The statue is made of bronze, and sits near the Arlington Street entrance at Commonwealth Avenue.
Photograph taken: June 3, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

DART Green Line train on Bryan Street in Dallas - May 2017

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A DART Green Line train rolls down Bryan Street, at the intersection of North Olive Street. The train's next stop will be at the Pearl/Art District station a block from here. Blue Line, Green Line, Orange Line, and Red Line trains all use this central corridor through downtown Dallas.
Photograph taken: May 3, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

Juxtaposition I - At Copley Square in Boston

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A juxtaposition of buildings at Copley Square.
Photograph taken: June 3, 2017, at Boston, Massachusetts.

DPP Tram 8178 - Arriving at Malostranská - Lesser Town Prague

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DPP 8178 (a Tatra T3R.PV tram), running on Tram Line 22, arrives at the Malostranská tram stop/station on Klárov street in Lesser Town during the afternoon rush hour. Ahead of tram 8178, a tram running on Tram Line 12 is about to depart the tram stop, and turn to the right, and go into the central area of Lesser Town. The tracks that turn to the left go to Mánesův most (Mánes Bridge).
Tram line 22 runs between Bílá Hora (on the western end) and Nádraží Hostivař (on the eastern end). At the Malostranská tram stop passesngers can get off and walk to Prague Castle, which is behind and up a hill from where this photograph was taken.
Photograph taken: April 29, 2015, at Prague, Czechia.

DART Blue Line Train at the Pearl/Arts District Station

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A DART Blue Line light rail train is crossing Pearl Street and arriving at the Pearl/Arts District station. The Pearl/Arts District Station serves all of DART's light rail lines. In the distance another DART train is arriving at the station.

The building that is sticking up above the trees, on the right side of the photo, is old Dallas High School, which at the time was being renovated and turned into an office building. 
Photograph taken: May 2, 2017, at Dallas, Texas.

DPP Tram 9080 - Malostranská Tram Stop - Lesser Town Prague

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During rush hour, DPP 9080 (a Tatra type KT8D5R.N2P tram) is stopped at the Malostranská tram stop on Klárov street in Malá Strana (Lesser Town Prague). There are at least seven tram lines/routes that serve Malostranská, making it a busy place. In addition to the tram stop, the underground/subway Metro A Line also has a station here.
Photograph taken: April 29, 2017, at Prague, Czechia.

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