Watch a train roll through the desert for an hour


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/09/19/watch-a-train-roll-through-the.html


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Oh. . . my first thought was “that must be a really long train.”

(I would find a static shot of a train rolling by in the distance pretty soothing too, especially if it had a beautiful desert background.)


#4

I watched 59 seconds of it.


#5

Long ride to Westworld, but well worth it.


#6

Shame. If you’d managed another 17 seconds you’d’ve heard 'em fighting on the roof.


#7

Hey!

That said, deserts vary in picturesqueness.

Update: damn cobwebs in the sky ruining the view…


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What is this CGI landscape?


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That about sums up my experience with the six hours of footage I filmed in the desert, from the windows of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief. Still have the tapes…


#10

And here is your genre appropriate background track:


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