Saturday, November 2, 2013

Days Spent Wandering

The above picture is the end result of a day spent chasing trains. Me, my Jeep, and my camera are my best friends as of late. With ankle issues keeping me off my bikes I still have that desire to explore which surely derived from mountain biking. 

What does one do when he cannot walk properly? He drives. Where? I guess where ones interests take them. I have a weird fascination with trains so I seek them on these broken riding days. Well, trains and planes, but not automobiles. Which is odd cause the best picture of the day came from some guys farm yard with automobiles lined up in a tempting photographic tease. I literally was chasing a train when I stumbled upon this marvel of Vdub mid sixties beauty. So I stopped, said good bye to chances of photographing yet another train and said hello to these fine looking beauties. 

This turned out to be my favourite photo of the day, which was not expected after eighty plus shots of CN rail trains thundering past me. Cars 1. Trains 0. That sums up the day for me. How long till I can start riding again? Hmmm, tough question. In the meantime when nothing is happening with the family my days will be spent like this. Come on ankle. Heal...

Fort Icekatchewan

 Some sketchy moments today as it seemed to be a bit icy and then it transitioned to super sketchy icy as I started in Turner park and made ...