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Today In Railroad History Volume 1

For some time, I had been researching the history of many railroads and put dates that I found in my calendar on my phone, so that I would receive alerts on those days. 192 more words

Legacies On The Rails

Companies must give up coal mines

Originally published in The Seattle Sunday Times, May 27, 1906

Neither the Northern Pacific nor the Pacific Coast Co. can own them in this state after the year 1908… 374 more words

Towns

It’s Not Catching

Doctors at a hospital in Brooklyn, New York have gone on strike. Hospital officials say they will find out what the doctors’ demands are as soon as they can get a pharmacist over there to read the picket signs! 376 more words

Trivia

Bellevue, Ohio - May 2018 - Mad River and Nickel Plate Railway Museum

While I am a fan of all types of transportation, I am not a train fanatic like some. Still, even though we had recently been to a major train museum in Pennsylvania this Saturday brought up another opportunity to check out one closer to home – The Mad River and Nickel Plate Railway Museum in Bellevue, Ohio. 440 more words

Ohio

Leading the Eye Along

Rules were Meant to be Broken

When taking photographs, break the rules. This is a generally accepted principal as it allows creativity to show in your photos as well as a unique style. 510 more words

Animals

The peculiar occupation of a Maple Valley man—he is now in jail

Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, May 18, 1899

The little town of Maple Valley on the Columbia & Puget Sound Railroad has developed a new industry. 156 more words

Towns