Hello From Wisconsin

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Off season and Spring I decided to do some learning about the trains that pass near my office pretty much every day. Little industrial siding.

Then I found some more, and the scanner Freq. and Ron's Duplainville with loads of Wisconsin specific information and... here I am, rank amateur railfan. Except that I've watched for years, been interested, took photos, and had a casual interest.

Plans are hopefully sometime this Summer ride Amtrak to Texas, find a car without rust and drive back to Wisconsin. That should be a nice little road trip? (alternate plan is Go West to Utah or Northern Nevada and do the same)

Second level roomette, that's me...

Edit: Now I've been warned, Texas floods, hurricanes, lets not forget Katrina. Looks more like this trip will be out West. :)
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Welcome aboard -- from California!
This is a wonderful forum, with a LOT
of very nice folks, and many great photos to enjoy.
Hope you have a great time this summer!


Thanks all.

Besides my year round job, I'll be commuting to work for most of the Summer. On and off day labor 55 miles each way, except when I camp on site. Too bad, no active rail lines, but there are tracks right over the hill. And the Interstate portion of the trip, runs parallel to a nice medium use right of way. Time to turn on the scanner and listen for traffic and EOT blips.

Obviously the "real" job doesn't cover expenses. :)

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