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CERA Used Book Exchange - List #3

Here is our third list of used books for sale. We had previously written about the CERA Used Book Exchange here.

Copies of List #3 and an order form have been mailed to all current CERA Members, along with our April program information. 748 more words


Neighborhoods 1: Mississipping

When I think of Portland’s bar scene, I often think of it as clusters of drinking spots organized around streets: Belmont, Clinton/Division, East Burnside, etc…  I plan on writing up a review of all my favorite neighborhoods/streets, starting with one of the newer scenes in town: Mississippi. 1,130 more words

Bar Review

Aladdin of the Midwest

Downtown Carleton in 1911, a community within Ash Township. At the time of the photo, Ash Township had a population of a little under 2,000 people and Carleton had just incorporated as a village.   774 more words


Off my trolley - interurban branchlines 3 - the Sacramento Northern

Despite the fact that the Sacramento Northern boasted 183 miles of track around San Francisco it was really just a long, glorified branch line.  Even in 1940, long after most other interurbans had degenerated into poorly-maintained shadows of their pre-WWI prime, the Sacramento Northern was operating trains of freshly painted heavy wooden arch-window cars. 385 more words

N Gauge