Old Engine At The Borax Works

After a long morning shoot throughout Death Valley National Park my wife and I found ourselves at Furnace Creek at the Borax Museum. She was intent on going inside the museum but I spotted old equipment outside that previously had been used in mining operations. Being a strict nature photographer I am normally not attracted to architectural venues or mechanical subjects. But on further examination I found the afternoon light to be pleasing, casting interesting contrasts between the illuminated equipment and shadows. I was particularly attracted to this old rusty train locomotive, one of two engines previously used in Death Valley on the narrow-gauge railroad extant during the borax mining era.
—Michel Hersen
Portland, OR

Technical Info: Photo taken with a Nikon D300, a Nikkor 18-200mm zoom lens, a Tiffen circular polarizing filter, a Gitzo tripod, and an Arca-Swiss head. Exposure was f/16 at 1/50 sec at ISO 200.
© Michel Hersen

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