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  1. The HEAT!

    The HEAT!

    This was a hot day, the engines tell it. About 94 degrees in the shade, bottled water was a must. This was during the "Hot Rails" event.
  2. CalTrain approaches Bayshore

    CalTrain approaches Bayshore

    On January 3rd, 2005, my Dad and I went on a day trip from San Jose to San Francisco via public transit and foot. It was a great day for two railfans to enjoy each other and the various public transit systems of the Bay Area. I am at the Bayshore platform, between San Francisco and South San... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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