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I found this image as I was browsing my files and I could not resist sharing it with you. The title refers to the amazing fact this locomotive is the only steam locomotive never “set aside” by a Class I railroad in … Continue reading
The Federal regulations that govern the operation of steam locomotives in the United States requires that periodic inspections be performed. These inspections are performed to ensure potential safety issues are revealed in a timely manner and any issues found are … Continue reading
I stopped at Medicine Bow, Wyoming to give George a look at the depot. We were on our way to Omaha and the Union Pacific Historical society convention. As a certified foamer and photographer, I checked for headlights and was … Continue reading
Sometimes I takes a break from the shop, venture out into the sunlight, and see what is going on at OERM. Saturday was no different. I had spent an hour in the machine shop making a drill guide for Phil. … Continue reading
A good friend of my wife, from high school days, sent me a photograph she found in the house she bought. Knowing my interest in railroads, she sent it to me. Bingo! It is a photograph of UPRR #3657, a “bull … Continue reading
My wife has breast cancer and is receiving chemotherapy at the Todd Cancer center in Long Beach. The Metro blue line runs nearby and I walked over to the Willow St. station to check it out. I spent a little … Continue reading