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Fourth TrainGranny trip to begin!!Zephyr west - Starlight north - Builder east !!!August 3rd, 2012Some people say... this will be my best trip yet!
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At the end of my blog post on May 13th, I asked the following question: Why am I so captivated by this sameness for mile after mile, as if I’m staring into a flame? Your answers reassure me! Here are … Continue reading
Driving to Charleston to see grandkids this morning rather than riding the train. . . but, it’s a beautiful day. . . even in the car! For some reason, I have this song from my childhood on my mind and … Continue reading
It’s been a day… a long day. I’ll save my trip report for later, and write about the border crossing, which was the most interesting part of today’s journey! The train came to a stop just inside Canada, and a … Continue reading
On March 9th I posted a question on the Trainorders passenger train forum asking hundreds of railfans to respond to the question, “What makes someone a railfan?” Here are three more of my favorite responses! Robert S. Korach, … Continue reading
I started with my dad when I was 2 years old outside Oak Harbor, Ohio on the NS Chicago and Toledo Lines, but back then it was called Conrail. My dad felt it was important to pass down the railfan … Continue reading
I consider myself a railfan by heritage, by inclination, by choice, and by experience. My father worked for the NYCRR/PC/Conrail for 41 years . . . I have three brothers: one works for a major US railway, another is the … Continue reading