To Shiny Rails

Royal Gorge Railroad

by on Dec.29, 2017, under Uncategorized

Among the top 10 Christmas gifts ever! Story and photos start here.

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Colorado Fall Color Speeder Excursion

by on Sep.15, 2017, under Uncategorized

Had an absolute blast touring some old railroads in the Colorado Rockies. Start here for an overview. That post also has links to all the photos (over 400).

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Surfliner to the MOXI

by on Jul.15, 2017, under Amtrak

It worked out so well the first time, we decided to give this adventure one more run before heading to Colorado. All the pics are here.

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Art After Dark at SLORRM

by on Jul.07, 2017, under Amtrak, BCWRR, CCRRF, Friends-SMVRR, PBJRR, PCRR, SLORRM

The San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum (SLORRM) joined up with the SLO Art After Dark program to exhibit painters, photographers, and videographers of railroad-themed works. And there was a slideshow there of my photos. Fabulously successful event for the Museum! That’s my slideshow running in the upper-right portion of the photo. Here’s the SLORRM webpage.

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SLO Train Day

by on May.13, 2017, under Amtrak, Friends-SMVRR, SLORRM, SMVRR

Probably the 2nd largest day at the SLO Railroad Museum (behind the Central Coast Railroad Festival, perhaps). Lots of activities and people. Notables this year included a new exhibit opening of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad, a presentation by Cindy Ransick about the new book Historic Santa Maria Valley, an Amtrak talk by Dave Weisman, and considerable progress on the Museum’s model railroad.


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Coasters are Railroads, right?

by on Apr.08, 2017, under Uncategorized

The whole fam damily happened to be in Santa Cruz this weekend for a family reunion, and we just could not pass up an opportunity to ride The Giant Dipper.

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