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    Panoramas Anyone?

    Went out shooting with Mr. Linda, SSW, yesterday for the first time since May. We didn't see much action, just two movements on the old MKT line, UP's Waco Sub, but ran some model trains to make up for it. When shooting I tried something different. Not only did I take my usual shot but I...
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    Houston / College Station Model Railroads Open to Public

    Part of my on campus job at A&M is combing the web for news about the university, this leads me to all sorts of other interesting tidbits. Apparently, this weekend is the 6th annual model railroad open house in the Houston (and therefore Bryan / College Station?) area. I have not been able to...
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    May Trip to the Colorado Narrow Gauge

    I finally got through my photos from my trip to the Cumbres & Toltec and Durango & Silvton in late May of this year. The occasion was a spring charter on the C&TS were engine 489 received a green boiler. She was painted green 60 years to the month earlier for a Rocky Mountain Railroad Club...
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    Questions and Observations from San Antonio

    So I have yet to do any actual railfanning in San Antonio but I do keep my eyes open as I go around town. There are tracks all over the place. At the intersection of 281/I37 and I35 there are, I think, a good few C40-8W stored at the old SP shops there. (Confirm they are the old SP shops?)...
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    Out and About Taylor

    Back home from College Station for a week before I move to San Antonio for an internship so I took my camera while I ran a few errands in town. I got a new battery for my trip to the Colorado narrow gauge next week so I am trying to break it in. :D PS: If anyone knows any good railfanning...
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    844's Tour through Central (ish) Texas

    I took a break from studying to catch the 844 over the past few days. Sorry for so many shots but I couldn't decide between some of them :D I was working in the computer lab at about 11am Saturday, under the impression the 844 was due into Hearne at 3, plenty of time. I check the website and...
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    Dusting Off the Cob Webs

    I always say a bad day trackside is better than the best days in class so after one hell of a half-semester in the class room, my first day home I headed for the tracks! Just stayed locally in Taylor and had a lack luster day. Four trains in four hours. Not nearly what the Austin Sub is capable... 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