How could I resist mentioning this?… Trains AND chocolate! Click here for an article and more pics.
On the streets of Simi Valley! I guess you could say we were at the right place at the right time. 3mules.com
While on a little weekend getaway with Lynn, we stopped in at the Santa Susana Depot. Very nicely done restoration, museum, HO layout, etc. And what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a 3-some of GE 70-tonners pulling a train!
Photos: http://JF2.com/130406/ (the depot photos start about halfway down)
I just launched a new website for Motorcar Operators West (MOW), a nonprofit group for owners/operators of railroad track “speeders”.
We did a little getaway weekend for Poppa’s birthday! The main event was the North Pole Express at the Fillmore and Western Railroad, but we also got to enjoy the Ventura Harbor, Whodidily Cupcakes, and Chase Palm Park in Santa Barbara. All the photos are here: http://jf2.com/101211
Matt and I represented the Santa Maria Valley Railroad at the California Shortline Railroad Association’s (CLSRA) Fall Meeting and Train Ride, November 11-12, 2010. The trip took us from Sacramento to Reno and back over Donner Pass. Plenty of photos here: http://www.cslra.org/101111-CSLRA-Reno.html