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Getting out early seems to be the only way to go now. By late morning, it's been geeting pretty hot lately. Sitting around in the car with the air conditioner on sort of ruins it for me. These are from yesterday on the Hannibal Sub in Missouri.



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I spent a little time working in Oklahoma a couple yeas ago. I decided not to hideout in the motel so I loaded a cooler with water, shut off the air conditioner and spent the day chasing up and down the BNSF. As long as the car kept moving it wasn't bad. One of the best days I've had. 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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