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Engine Wiper

Posted - 01/13/2013 :  10:25:06 PM  Show Profile  Visit rutlandfan's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Some really great photos Mike. I like the Aultville Station one, although that hand car is now safely stowed inside the station. Only 8km from my home. :)


Phillip Blancher
Modelling the Rutland in 1957

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New Hire

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Posted - 01/13/2013 :  10:33:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What a nice way to remember dad.
As I rode trains during WWII, (still steam)
I enjoyed the fotos which seem so familiar.
But, the familiarity ends when I realize that
Kingston, Ont. (while a nice town) does have
some differences with the Kingston, NY that
was my destination. As I now regularly ride
Amtrak and VIA, I assume that the current
similarities probably were representative of
similarities in the '50s. A picture is still
worth a thousand words, so I'll turn off the
text so folks can view the fotos. Thanks, karl s.

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Dave P
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Posted - 01/14/2013 :  09:46:47 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father, Mike. I found out about it on Friday evening at FNG.

The photos are a great tribute to your Dad. His captions show that teaching is in your genes.

Dave P

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Crew Chief

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Posted - 01/14/2013 :  11:25:24 AM  Show Profile  Visit tct855's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Great photos: An honor to view & read the captions. Thanks for sharing! Thanx Thom...

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Posted - 01/14/2013 :  12:13:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Mike, that was a beautiful tribute to your father. The pictures he took, along with the terrific descriptions and story lines were wonderful.

Thank you for sharing this with us and once again, I am sorry for your loss, but you were lucky to have him!


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