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    Anyone railfanning in the triple digit temps?

    I had some free time today to go out and railfan... Came back home because of the abundance of heat and lack of trains. It was 101 in southeast Texas today. Over west 100 miles in Houston it was 107-110 depending where you were...
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    Railroads with Hertiage Paint Schemes

    A list Heritage Units- please fill in the left out ones! UP- Missouri Pacific Western Pacfic Denver & Rio Grande Western Southern Pacific Chicago & North Western Missouri-Kansas-Texas IAIS - Rock Island NS - Central of Georgia Central Railroad of New Jersey Conrail Delaware...
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    It's all downhill from here...

    As in today's the day with the longest duration of sunlight (useful for taking rr photos). Too back I'm stuck in my office for 10 hrs.
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    My lunch railfan spot makes national news (2 Shot Dead at Courthouse)

    http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/14/justice/texas-courthouse-shooting/index.html?hpt=hp_t1 http://blog.chron.com/newswatch/2012/03/report-five-people-shot-at-jefferson-county-courthouse/ http://www.kfdm.com/shared/news/top-stories/stories/kfdm_vid_139.shtml...
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    The Big Year (Movie)

    We watched the movie "The Big Year" (2011) last weekend starring Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson. It was about bird watching and who could spot the most different species of birds. It is a good clean show. It got me to thinking of the parallels of the theme of the movie to train...
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    RRF member 'Gohogs' passes away

    Railroad forums member "Gohogs" - Greg Goffinet passed away last Friday December 9th. He had battled cancer for a couple of years now. Since 2009 Greg made the Texas railroad get togethers in Saginaw and Flatonia. He was a great guy and will surely be missed. Facebook...
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    Big Bang Theory

    I don't know if you guys watched it tonight, but Lenard took up model trains on the show. He was playing with a HO scale train at first and then found the N scale. Naturally there were jokes about his new hobby.
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    MTA Officers Detain Man For Taking Photos at Station

    http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2011/06/01/mta-officers-detain-man-for-taking-pictures/ I bet he's glad he kept his camera rolling.
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    Second Amtrak incident at the same location in 2 weeks

    http://www.kfdm.com/news/train-41750-wheeler-county.html Looks like an 18 wheeler lost the tie today, last week a man chasing wild dogs off of his property got hit and killed about a block a way.




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