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    humor and chitchat, eh?

    from the vast wasteland of the internets...
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    experimental podcast made up of train sounds

    here this podcast is again. it'll be up for a few weeks.
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    funny things you've heard the dispatcher say

    yesterday, i heard dispatcher 74 (for the UP roseville sub) tell somebody "if you don't get your heads together, we're gonna go from a one track railroad to a none track railroad"...
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    experimental podcast made up of train sounds

    boy, it's been a long time since i posted anything here! enjoy this three hour recording i made for my radio show at san francisco community radio ( back in october of last year. it's made of audio i recorded from youtube videos of SP trains traversing colorado's...
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    funny--conductor kicks simpleton in the head

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    interesting link

    for ohio railfans:
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    just touching base...

    thank you both! i don't get to railfan much but when i do, i try to make the best of it!
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    just touching base...

    two more... left side image is where US 95 meets interstate 80 in nevada, right side image is a rail train at a siding in gold run, ca.
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    just touching base...

    and i thought i'd throw a few pics of my latest run up the donner pass at you folks... far left image is at casa loma road just southeast of alta, ca middle image is in verdi, nv and right image is at the US 95/I-80 junction in northwestern nevada...
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    Fun with Google Maps (Railroad related)

    i've seen shots of the locos before somewhere...
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    Burned out

    i went on a trip in late september but this has been my new distraction for now... it does not help that san francisco is not that much of a railroad town.
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    Enjoy the heat....

    this was donner pass in april. i'm sure there's still snow at the higher elevations now...
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    interesting wikipedia article
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    freight service returns to the north bay!

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