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32. The General

December 22, 1926
United Artists
Directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman

In Seven Chances he was a man who couldn’t stop running. At first no one would talk to him, but as soon as he figured out what to do, no one would leave him alone. 547 more words

1920s

Flying Scotsman trip back on after Network Rail U-turn

The Flying Scotsman’s planned trips in Borders and Fife are to go ahead after earlier being cancelled at short notice.

Track operator Network Rail said on Friday that the famous steam locomotive would no longer be able to undertake planned tours on Sunday because safety assessments had not been carried out on some lines in time. 462 more words

Video

Photographers Can Be Weird

If you follow this blog, you know that we are passionate about the people we photograph, but also trains. A few weekends ago, we went to the Strasburg PA Railroad – yes, it was freezing cold and raining but – hey, trains! 86 more words

Brass Frog Photography

Tunnel Vision On The Katy

    ‘Sometimes They Come Back’ – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.

Did you know the only tunnel on the MKT Railroad, located at Rocheport, MO, was featured in a horror flick? 280 more words

Book

Hiking a Ghost Railway in the Coast Range

Between 1906 and 1911, the Pacific Railway and Navigation Company (PR&N) built a 101-mile long railway  through the northern Oregon Coast range as a way to haul timber and agricultural products from the Tillamook to Portland. 462 more words

Places

Paris to Rome in one hour: France backs the Hyperloop

Photo: Hyperloop Transport Technologies

Imagine Paris to Marseille in just 40 minutes, or Paris to Rome in just over one hour. French rail chiefs believe it’s not just a pie in the sky idea. 504 more words

Trains

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