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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-03-26 12:05
Subject: [photos] Grapevine Vintage Railroad
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Tags:photos, tech, texas, trains
Took advantage of some free time today to shoot some photos of classic rolling stock in Grapevine, Texas. This equipment belongs to the Grapevine Vintage Railroad [ Web site | wikipedia ], except for the Santa Fe doodlebug and the 1930's Pullman, which belong to a museum in Dallas. (And Thomas the Tank engine, not sure who he belongs to.) Lorne McCasin, general manager of the GVR, very generously spoke to me and Tim (from work) for a while, told us about some of the history of the rolling stock and physical plant, told us to wander around freely but please not mess about in the roundhouse. So we did!

Some photos...

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Lorne McCasin

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Tim from work

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Santa Fe "doodlebug"

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Depression era Pullman

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Thomas the Tank Engine with turntable and roundhouse

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Old UPRR caboose

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SPRR 2-4-2 steam locomotive



As usual, much more at the Flickr set.

Originally published at jlake.com.

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Gary Emenitove
User: garyomaha
Date: 2009-03-27 02:09 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
For not being a train nut, you sure act like one sometimes.

Nice pix.
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Jay Lake: tech-generator
User: jaylake
Date: 2009-03-27 04:55 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:tech-generator
It's entirely for the benefit of you and Kevin Standlee, I assure you. :p
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