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Category Archives: Railroads

Day 162

Rainbow Trestle, Dam and Falls, and down around the bend at the little bit of white, Crooked Falls, the last (visible) undammed falls on the Missouri! (iPhone panorama: click to enlarge; BACK to return!) ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 144

Rainbow Trestle, Dam and Falls. With power lines! Another panorama from the Rainbow Trestle, dam and Falls to Crooked Falls. Just some clouds.

Day 143

Sunset over the Missouri; a train on the RR bridge over the River (x2!) and down by Giant Springs. (A cellphone panorama…) ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 142

A nice cellphone panorama on River’s Edge Trail just past the Lewis and Clark Overlook. Visible are both Rainbow Trestle, Dam and Falls on the left, and Crooked Falls on the right, the last undimmed Falls of the several Great Falls of the Missouri. (Click on it a couple of times to enlarge it; BACK […]

A nice photo of the X4449 steam engine…somewhere…

It isn’t my photo, but it is a nice one of an engine I have taken several nice photos of. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 128

A nice day down by the River. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 126

Ex-Burlington Northern now Big New Sante Fe 1997 and BNSF colored 1778 pul a batch of grain cars over the Rainbow Fall Trestle. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

A useful post?

This is a calendar from 1964, compliments of the Northern Pacific Railroad and someone on an NP Facebook group. Significantly, the calendar from 1964 is the same as the one from 2020! So we get to reuse the whole year. {!-{> ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 63

A strange train. If you look closely the truck is jacked up on railroad wheels, and it is pulling two cars full of ballast that it is spreading between the ties. It pulls the two cars okay, but I think the brakes may be a little marginal. They squealed a lot and it didn’t stop […]

Day 54

I finally left Bosque del Apache and headed West towards friend in Phoenix. Way up in the New Mexico high country is this. What is that? Well, it is the Very Large Array. From wikipedia: “The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) is a centimeter-wavelength radio astronomyobservatory located in central New Mexico on the Plains of San Agustin, between […]