Tag: Train

Block-A-Day 152 – The Train Depot

It’s furnished with comfortable couches, pristine bathrooms, and current magazines. Volunteers are on hand until the last train comes in and when the first train pulls out. They serve homemade cookies and have fresh coffee, tea, water and juice.

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Block-A-Day 149 – Julie’s Baby

Julie is very proud of her little train and is often seen working alongside her employee, Fred rubbing the engine to a sheen. This engine is one that actually belonged to her father. He bought it and restored it to its original beauty.

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Block-A-Day 148 – The Coal Car

His father’s family lived in Oak Creek, Colorado for a time when he was young. My husband’s grandfather worked in the coal mines. They had a large family and little money. The little kids would run alongside the tracks and pick up pieces of coal that fell off the train.

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Block-A-Day 147 – The Vista

People from the closest city can take the train into That Town. The citizens of That Town can take the train into the city in the morning and come home in the evening having accomplished all their errands.

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Block-A-Day 145 – In Freight

When Scott ordered feeder pigs from the next county, they came bedded down in straw in the freight car. At the end of a few months those same hogs loaded up to go to market. Scott came to the train yard both times and cleaned out the freight car.

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