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On a very hazy day heading westbound from Hope, B.C. on the Canadian National Railway main line. Hope being at the east end of the Fraser Valley tends to get a backup of the weather down in the valley. 20 more words


Use of old Railway Carriages

During October 1926, the building inspector of the Middle Ward district of Lanarkshire reported an increasing tendency on the part of people to use for human habitation, temporary buildings of a somewhat insecure nature! 179 more words

Blantyre Oddities

Yenda Cemetery

A Long picturesque walk to a peaceful place

Although the nights and mornings have been chilly, the lush Riverina has been providing warm Autumn days. 159 more words


Paris ...In A Day

I woke up in my own bed in Birmingham, travelled behind 18 mainline electric locomotives and 1 diesel, and returned to my own bed that same night. 3,756 more words


Here's how America's Amtrak compares to China's bullet trains

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

The INSIDER Summary:

  • China’s bullet trains are faster than Amtrak in the US.
  • They’re also significantly cheaper.
  • The interiors of the trains look pretty much the same.
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Antique Rare Ledger Pittsburgh Marion Chicago Railroads Railway Pay Rolls

Antique Rare Ledger Pittsburgh Marion Chicago Railroads Railway Pay Rolls
Antique Very Rare Pittsburgh Marion And Chicago Railroad Railway Ledger Payroll. Massive Book Weighing 20 Pounds Possibly More I Don’t Have A Home Scale.Spanning The Years Of 1887 1892Tons Of Information On The Railways Including Hundreds Of Workers Names Dates EtcAlso Includes Dozens Of Paychecks Hand Written Letters And More Railroad Epherma Condition … Outside Covers Are Rough But Still Bound Very Sturdy Clear And Easy To Read WritingTrueType A Rare Piece Of Railroad History Not An Item Your Gonna Find Hunting Around Antique Stores Or Flea Markets Beautiful Penmanship In Book Along With Full Page Months DrawingsWidth..15 InchLength …18 InOpen To Serious Offers Only Will Not Last Long Model – WHe78c83bcb00a9971… 16 more words