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With plenty of lightning in this storm, it seemed to know just when the shutter closed. I think this was about the seventh attempt. This was a 30sec exposure and the lightning flashed somewhere in the last 3sec.
Date: 7/3/2008 Location: Livingston, MT   Map Show Livingston on a rail map Views: 2943 Collection Of:   Kevin Gilbert
Locomotives: MRL 323(SD45)    Author:  Kevin Gilbert
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  Livingston MT
User Comments
Name Type Comments Date
Mark Herren General that is a great shot!!!!!!! 7/5/2008 2:03:19 PM
Michael Richmond General Great timing! 7/5/2008 2:40:34 PM
Sam Davey General Holy sh-- man. thats a great shot. 7/5/2008 3:40:03 PM
Greg Hurt General nice shot, how long was your exposure? 7/5/2008 6:48:46 PM
Shelley H. General My gosh!! Sweet Shot!!! 7/10/2008 11:05:43 PM
Dan Glidden General Electrifying! 7/26/2008 8:33:13 PM
David Stewart General yea buddy, Awesome shot!!! How many shot did you have to suqeez off to get one you where happy with? 8/4/2008 5:59:08 PM
George Redmond General Good shot. 8/4/2008 7:08:54 PM
Mike Kirsch General Very Nice!!! 8/4/2008 9:59:07 PM
Andrew Milwee General You could put that on a T-shirt and sell it! Sweet Shot! 8/5/2008 6:16:36 PM
Ryan Koertge General Great shot! 8/5/2008 7:33:20 PM
MIKE FORSTER General That bolt should jumpstart that MRL! 8/6/2008 2:09:50 PM
Dusty Thomson General Great picture! but the real question is, how many pictures did you take to get this? 8/7/2008 1:53:20 PM
Gregg Bartley General "It's alive, I tell you! Alive!! Hahahahahaha!!!!" 8/7/2008 2:33:30 PM
Shawn Billings General Yaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy thats a great shot! gimme the record Jimmy! 8/7/2008 8:28:05 PM
Michael Cassidy General Excellent imagery Kevin...well done. 8/20/2008 5:29:37 PM
Doug Wolfe General Cool shot. 8/24/2008 1:31:45 PM
Jacob Nelson General Thats a dream shot to get one with lightning in it :)...It would be crazy to get a pic with a tornado in it 8/26/2008 11:05:56 PM
Ted Marshall General Great photograph; excellent timing. Love that big Montana sky. Very well done! 10/10/2008 6:02:36 PM
Jim Gavin General Great shot !! I tried that a couple of times but never got it right. Way to go !! 12/27/2008 12:36:00 AM
David Nutter General Impressive! 3/15/2009 8:56:33 PM
Howard Biby General Mother nature has smiled upon you 3/28/2009 8:41:29 AM
J. Williams General Vary Cool Shot!!! 5/4/2009 8:49:21 PM
Thomas Thorne General Yes, that was a great photo Kevin. Is that Railroad still active? 7/23/2009 9:01:36 AM
Mark Fryer General Great photo if a somewhat dangerous one to take and yes Montana Rail Link is alive and well. 8/7/2009 4:50:51 PM
Joel Podlaski General Nice shot! Taking a picture of lightning and a locomotive is no easy task. 8/15/2009 9:17:59 AM
steven langsford General Excellent photo and a breathtakeing shot!!!!! 8/22/2009 3:50:56 PM
William H. Davis Jr. General Outstanding shot 2/16/2010 7:29:35 PM
George Sillett General WOW!!! 3/4/2010 6:15:06 PM
Stephen Brock General That is POWERFUL!!!!! AWESOME!!! 4/10/2010 12:28:16 PM
Jonathan Hinely General That is the best shot I have ever seen. Please upload it tohttp://www.facebook.com/pages/Train-Lovers-Are-People-Too/394521476252?ref=search We would be honored to have it on our page 7/23/2010 6:23:15 PM
Tom S General fp 8/21/10 8/21/2010 1:06:58 PM
Patrick Smith General This shot perfectly exemplifies the power of the EMD SD45. Nice work. 8/22/2010 5:04:08 AM
Billy Stone General WOW!!! Great shot congrats on the EP 2/10/2011 9:54:43 PM
S.M. Stainback General Excellent! 3/30/2011 11:40:40 PM
Carssen Burrill General Nice Shot!! 4/22/2011 12:06:52 PM
Fred Stuckmann General And the lightning got both units too, sweet shot Kevin. 5/30/2011 9:56:54 PM
Jeff H. General Seen on homepage today. Stupendous photo! 2/19/2012 11:49:11 AM
Will Riley General That would easily make it into Trains magazine gallery. 3/13/2012 8:00:33 PM
Tom Starr General Cool picture ! 5/5/2012 9:51:26 AM
Roberto Alaniz General Excellent photo! 8/31/2012 12:27:55 AM
William Sweeney General NICE! 9/26/2012 2:36:39 AM
Brett Jones General That is awesome 2/20/2013 11:09:23 PM
Dave Howarth Jr. General Timing is everything! In all my years of photography, I have yet once to catch an image such as this. Great Homepage Shot 7/27/13 12:43pm 7/27/2013 1:43:28 PM
William Sweeney General NICE! 8/20/2013 4:30:52 AM
Taylor Woolston General Great shot! 3/13/2015 7:11:46 PM
Ben Kranefeld General An awesome homepage shot!! 12/21/2016 5:11:59 PM
scott crotwell General Awesome shot! 1/15/2018 10:29:38 AM

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