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Give Me Strength...

Yesterday lunch time I left The Job and went to the airport to pick-up the Friday. The Friend of Mother’s who I have not seen in over 22 years. 353 more words

My Life Today

skyTrain, remember the name

I’am sure you remember in some scifi movies, that there were trains like this one in the picture above, and al of us tought, yeah this is the future. 192 more words


A novel approach to handling the tank car market glut

Following the adoption of new tank car regulations in the aftermath of Lac Megantic, many in the industry feared shortages of rail cars to support their businesses. 233 more words


Travel Pics Theme: R for Railways

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is R – for Railways.

For Saturday, it’s Wellington, in New Zealand, and its famous Cable Car. 218 more words


Doughcation Day 1 Review

As I sit on the train headed toward Philadelphia and federal donuts, I feel the need to reflect on day one. Maybe it’s the melancholia of trains that makes me feel this desire or maybe it’s the fact that I literally fell out of bed this morning and that needs to be documented. 825 more words

Horror on the Trans-Pennine Express

Last weekend fate decreed I take a journey on a railway train.  I have an ambivalent relationship with railway trains.

On the one hand, I cannot be unmoved by the sight of a rushing beast as it pounds across an open landscape; a silver streak, as determined as a serpent in pursuit of unseen prey.   1,001 more words

Public displays of...

I had just taken my seat on the subway this morning when I heard someone crying.

It was a woman across the aisle from me. And she wasn’t trying to hold it in or hide her tears — she was loudly weeping and sobbing. 130 more words