Rail Road-Trip

In 1814 we took a little trip.. No wait – it was May 2019. In the midst of endless thunderstorms and flash flooding, we visited the Illinois Railway Museum, the Railroad Park at Rochelle, Illinois, and a couple of sites in Galesburg, Illinois. For a collection of images we captured…

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See America First

On every Great Northern Railway brochure and billboard were three words: “See America First.” The slogan was part of a promotional campaign The Great Northern used to promoted Glacier National Park as “America’s Switzerland.” I missed the original campaign (beginning around 1914) by more than a few decades, and Kathy and…

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2 Rons: 3 Shorts

Here are 3 very short clips from the HO-scale model railroad layouts of Ron Williams and Ron White. Scene 1: Bridge crossing from the final operating session on Ron William’s former Springfield Terminal layout. Scene 2: Coal drag meet on Ron White’s Kansas City Sub layout. Scene 3: Fleeting glimpse…

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