Amazing / Amusing Videos

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  1. Nancy Hart

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    Railroad snow fighters use Jordan Spreaders to clean up the right of way along California's Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains. I really like some of these drone videos. HD best viewed full screen.

     
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    These are pics taken by my old friend Charlie and I when he flew out to Canon City, CO from Chicago, and we drove down to take the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR trip. First one, me standing by one of the old locomotives they still used; this was in 1977, thus the poor quality.

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    This one is a rotary snow plow used extensively back in the day, as the route wound through very high mountains, Charlie posing happily by it.
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    My hubby and I love trains. While dating we would take short day trips and search out old RR cars and engines. Then we bought a Lionel train set
    it was cheap back then- and set up a huge oval track that we added buildings to and all the things in order to make it look and feel like a town .
    We named it Mitchellville ;). I love d that thing, but had to let it go, when we had moved years ago, was no room for it.
     
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    Just a reminder that this isn't really a train thread.

     
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    The last video reminded me a little of extreme ironing (not on a train).

     
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    Replica of an 1829 Stephenson's Rocket steam engine, built for the 1923 film "Our Hospitality."

     
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    @Nancy Hart
    Great video! Took a jackass to stop it!

    Frank
     
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    Silly man:
     
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    Looks like birds can be just as interesting as cats. I didn't know that. :cool:

     
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    Nancy - that was just amazing footage - so enjoyed it :)
     
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