Ole buzzard posted on The Road Automobilia I finally came across a picture of a '55 Crown Victoria like what I had as a teenager. Mine looked just like this one except for the "nerf bars" and oversized bumper guards.
Gram77 How cute. Took me a second to spot the kitty.
Tuesday at 19:06 EST .
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Ole buzzard posted on Photography Here is another picture from Cass Scenic Railroad. This was taken during one of their railfan appreciation weekends. Heavy, thick smoke as shown here is indicative of an inefficient fire, but the fans love a big smoke plume. I can make out five of the railroad's six locomotives in this picture.
Ole buzzard posted on Photography This is the cover photo from the BNSF 2015 calendar. It was taken near Lyle, Washington, which is along the Columbia River between Wishram, Washington, and Portland, Oregon.
October 21 at 19:05 EST .
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Ole buzzard posted on Jokes Daughter Accidentally Finds Her Mother Having An Affair. This Is Priceless.
Ole buzzard There is nothing better than a B-Model Mack and the Bulldog on the hood!
October 18 at 02:21 EST .
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Ole buzzard posted on Weird But True On 1/10/2010, the Union Pacific ran a three mile long test train comprised entirely of container cars originating from the port of Los Angeles. The train utilized a total of nine locomotives: three at the head of the train, and three additional sets of two cut in at one mile intervals in the train. Those cut in are what are called Distributed Power Units (DPU ). They are controlled by a single engineer from the cab of the lead unit, and they can be controlled independently. If the train was cresting a hill, those locomotives on the downhill side could be in braking mode, while those still on the uphill side could still be pushing and pulling. (The video is nine minutes long, and you'll see the DPUs at approximately 3:00, 6:00 and 8:50. )
October 17 at 00:14 EST .
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Ole buzzard posted on Photography Sailing across the causeway with a westbound salad shooter (lettuce special ). The modern causeway was completed in 1959 by the Southern Pacific Railroad. The route now carries Union Pacific trains across the Great Salt Lake.
October 16 at 23:55 EST .
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Gram77 Fantastic!! And to think I have never been on a train.