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Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey (National Botanical Garden)

Hagia Sophia miniture constructed of plant material

In 2010 the model railroad display at the National Botanic Garden in Washington, DC features famous structures from around the world. The structures in the display are built using plant materials and display amazing detail.

In this image you can see a modern train streaking across the top of the back drop from left to right. Towards the center right you can see a switch locomotive leaving the tunnel.

This image was captured without the use of a flash or a tripod. It was taken with a Nikon D300 using a Sigma 10-20 mm f/4.0-5.6 lens. ISO 1600, Exposure 1/15 sec at f/6.3.