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Steam in the Piney Woods

Texas State Railroad

Bradley Linda

A Saturday in mid-November 2006 began like many fall days in Texas- beautifully sunny, crisp and cool in the middle 40’s. Milling around the Rusk, Texas depot of the Texas State Railroad, the quiet stillness of the East Texas pine forests was broken by the unmistakable sound of a steam locomotive whistle nearby. We watched as 2-8-0 #300 showed herself as she came around the wye to pull into the station, the cool air and slow motion allowed the steam to swirl around the locomotive…  (more)

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Workday

Workday

Eric Miller

Every morning, the ritual is repeated, millions upon millions of times. The workday begins, men and women preparing themselves, and then preparing their machines, be it computers or cash registers or trucks…Or locomotives… (read more)

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