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Milepost 885 In the "You'll never know what you might see..." category, I offer these photos taken during our Altoona trip. The first one is a bit of back home. The orange car on the left next to the covered hopper is a Difco (Differential Steel Company) side dump car. [...]
Thu, Oct 23, 2014
Source: Right of Way
And if you can't be/ With the one you love/Love the one you're with - Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young The police blotter contains twisted and strange tales of people who are confused and angry and perhaps drunk. And stupid. Or all of the above. Submitted for your consideration: Authorities responded to [...]
Thu, Oct 23, 2014
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
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Milepost 884 I'm going to go just a little out of order here but after we attended the NKPHTS Convention in Canton (more about that in a future post), we headed east into Pennsylvania for a little train watching amidst the fall colors and Mother Nature did NOT let us [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014
Source: Right of Way
Signals01
Milepost 883 So you think you want to be a railroader, huh? Well... take a look at these signals and learn them all. If you are going to operate a train, you need to know how to safely proceed into the next block or across the next crossing or [...]
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
Source: Right of Way
Signals01
Milepost 883 So you think you want to be a railroader, huh? Well... take a look at these signals and learn them all. If you are going to operate a train, you need to know how to safely proceed into the next block or across the next crossing or [...]
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
Source: Right of Way
Spent a warm afternoon on the golf course that I had to myself recently. The kind attendant provided me with senior discount rate even though I wasn't sure what the right age was to qualify such a reward. He wished me well, and I proceeded to play like a drunken frat boy. Welcome [...]
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
Spent a warm afternoon on the golf course that I had to myself recently. The kind attendant provided me with senior discount rate even though I wasn't sure what the right age was to qualify such a reward. He wished me well, and I proceeded to play like a drunken frat boy. Welcome [...]
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
Whistles
Miolepost 882 Lots of times, people complain about the seemingly excessive use of the railroad locomotive's whistle. I don't think it gets used nearly as much today since most every crewman is equipped with a walkie-talkie and audible signals needing to be heard a mile or so away are rapidly [...]
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
Source: Right of Way
Whistles
Miolepost 882 Lots of times, people complain about the seemingly excessive use of the railroad locomotive's whistle. I don't think it gets used nearly as much today since most every crewman is equipped with a walkie-talkie and audible signals needing to be heard a mile or so away are rapidly [...]
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
Source: Right of Way
Rulebook
Milepost 881 When I was in college in Bluffton during the early 1970s, I often spent quite a bit of time down at the old station taking pictures of passing trains. If I was lucky, they would have a pick-up or a set-out and I'd get some really interesting shots. [...]
Sat, Oct 11, 2014
Source: Right of Way
Welcome to my world - Horry Callen Hard to please some movie critics. Early reviews of "This Is Where I Leave You" were not kind. Some critics were underwhelmed by the stars in this flick. This story has a family coming together under one roof following the death of their dad. Jason Bateman gets [...]
Thu, Oct 09, 2014
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
Welcome to my world - Horry Callen Hard to please some movie critics. Early reviews of "This Is Where I Leave You" were not kind. Some critics were underwhelmed by the stars in this flick. This story has a family coming together under one roof following the death of their dad. Jason Bateman gets [...]
Thu, Oct 09, 2014
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
Deadman
Donald E. Miller Jr , right, appears in Hancock County Probate Court Tuesday, October 8, 2013. (Randy Roberts/The Courier) Story [...]
Wed, Oct 09, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
Deadman
Donald E. Miller Jr , right, appears in Hancock County Probate Court Tuesday, October 8, 2013. (Randy Roberts/The Courier) Story [...]
Wed, Oct 09, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
Deadman
Donald E. Miller Jr , right, appears in Hancock County Probate Court Tuesday, October 8, 2013. (Randy Roberts/The Courier) Story [...]
Wed, Oct 09, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
Deadman
Donald E. Miller Jr , right, appears in Hancock County Probate Court Tuesday, October 8, 2013. (Randy Roberts/The Courier) Story [...]
Wed, Oct 09, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
Deadman
Donald E. Miller Jr , right, appears in Hancock County Probate Court Tuesday, October 8, 2013. (Randy Roberts/The Courier) Story [...]
Wed, Oct 09, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
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Marine Corps League Color Guard members Jim Baker, left ,Don Beichler, Larry DeVelvis and Kyle Ford present the colors during opening ceremonies of the Findlay Exchange Club's display of 300 U.S. flags on Thursday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. This “Flags4Soldiers” field is in recognition of [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
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Marine Corps League Color Guard members Jim Baker, left ,Don Beichler, Larry DeVelvis and Kyle Ford present the colors during opening ceremonies of the Findlay Exchange Club's display of 300 U.S. flags on Thursday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. This “Flags4Soldiers” field is in recognition of [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2013
Source: Randys Seen

 

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