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The one about my daughter, the engineer

Last Tuesday, as is our usual custom, my three youngest kids and I took a drive down to the train yards. We always see locomotives and trains sitting in the yards, and usually we see a locomotive or two making some moves, but this day was particularly active. 441 more words


Planes, Trains and Vertigo

By Jeremiah Cahill

My wife picked me up at the station in Columbus, Wisconsin and the vertigo hit me shortly after we got home to Madison—a kind of dizziness or sense of motion. 924 more words

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Fort Madison

While my wife and I were traveling to Chicago, Illinois, we traveled by train. One of the brief stops we made on the way and on the way back was for a place called Fort Madison, Iowa. 110 more words


Day 6 Trip to Chicago the Journey Home

Final Thoughts:

At the start of the trip we bought a city pass. The city pass gives you access to a number of museums/attractions in Chicago. 425 more words


Day 1 Trip to Chicago

Today was just a travel day. We arrived at the Union Station in Kansas City, Mo around 6:45 am. Keep in mind I am not a morning person. 429 more words


Updated Transit Security Road Closed Map Including Additional Septa Stations

There are now two additional stations that the Market Frankford Line will be stopping at, 8th & Market Streets and 2nd & Market Streets.

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