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Travels with Charley: Room Service on the Broadway Limited

My grandfather, Kenneth Macfarlan, worked as a freight clerk for the Pennsylvania Railroad in Philadelphia, hence we were loyal to the Pennsy even after Poppa’s death in 1955. So, when my mother decided to take my four-year-old brother, Donald, my … Continue reading

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Tracking Shots

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September Morn

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Challenger

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The Rock Island Line

(Chicago, Illinois) When my sister dropped me off at the old station at 99th Street in Beverly on Saturday, I was immediately reminded of many happy memories riding the old Rock Island Line to downtown Chicago as a child.  The … Continue reading

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Morning Run

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Old School

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