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Archive for December, 2005

westbnsf

Eastern Washington is home to some of the best agricultural areas in the United States. The area south of Spokane, known as the Palouse, abounds in fields of wheat, barley, oats and several other commodities. Because of this prime farmland, the area was settled over a century ago with many towns rising out of the ground in the 1870’s and 1880’s. It was during this time that the railroads realized the importance of the region and started laying their iron rails through it. (more)

 

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The Bathurst Street Bridge

matthew

When I’m out in the city, there’s one spot that I prefer to all others.
I have the photos to prove it… (more)

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Braking without air……. by whistle

greffern

I’m going to tell you how we did this when I worked as conductor at Lommedalsbanen, located in southern Norway. (more)

 

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