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Higher Power

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Paint This!

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Sunset Limited

(Chicago, Illinois) We caught South Shore train 117, the 5:28 from Millennium Station at Randolph and were savoring the sublime symphonic music we had just heard from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra when we realized that we riding the Sunset Limited.   … Continue reading

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Model Railroading

(Harbert, Michigan) People ask me why I don’t have a model railroad.  I am, after all, a lifelong choo-choo cuckoo, so I should have a model railroad down in my basement. Well, we don’t have a basement, and we don’t … Continue reading

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Coaling Tower


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Bend in the Railroad

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The Art of Railroading

(Elkhart, Indiana) Enough Presidential politics already.  Let’s get back to what’s really important in life—well, in my life: railroading.  We visited Elkhart, Indiana yesterday ostensibly to look at an art exhibition at the Midwest Museum of American Art, and that … Continue reading

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