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All Aboard Trains In Florida 2018

My wife does not like to travel by airplane even though we have gone from Florida to Chicago and Los Angles on Southwest Airlines.  We are among the few people I know that have gone from Tampa to New York City via Amtrak and enjoyed the ride although crossing the Potomac was the only attractive sightseeing experience. 428 more words

Florida History

Kangley murderers are still free

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, January 13, 1908

Men who held up saloon and killed Samuel Johnson baffle efforts of dogs and sheriff’s posses… 329 more words


Wide, open spaces

IF YOU STEP from our house out to the street, hang a right, walk about five blocks and look sharply over your left shoulder, this is what you’ll see. 144 more words


I Think I Can Be That Train

I’ve grown accustomed to hearing the sound of those mighty machines when I walk through many of the towns here in Western Pennsylvania. For that reason, I don’t typically pay attention to them when I hear their rumble. 729 more words

Aspergers Syndrome

Into The Darkness: UVA Robot Maps Historic Tunnel (UVA Today)

UVA Today: Into The Darkness: UVA Robot Maps Historic Tunnel. “Nicola Bezzo is using robots to map the past. Bezzo, a University of Virginia assistant professor in the departments of Systems and Information Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, and two of his graduate students, Esen Yel and Tony Lin, have had a hand in mapping the Blue Ridge Tunnel, a railroad passage cut through Afton Mountain. 9 more words



Photography and railroads were invented
at about the same time

By Bill Dobbins

Imagine this: for all of human history until the railroad was invented the fastest a human being could travel was the pace of a fast horse.  835 more words