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Old 04-30-2017, 07:03 AM
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Okay, we have a new contest theme. there was only one entry for the Abandoned theme that entry becomes the winner. and gets to choose the next theme.
May is National Photograph Month
It is also the month that several events happened with Trains in the country the 9th of May in 1869 the Golden Spike was driven at Promontory Point, Utah the 10th is National Train Day and the Great Train Robbery happened in 1868.

With all that history with trains..........
lets do anything

"Train related" as our new theme
and you can use an Archived photo if you wish.
Lets get started have your entries in by next
Sunday May 7th, 2017


 

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Old 05-01-2017, 11:39 AM
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Here is a photo I took about a year ago in my small town. The town was founded in the 19th century at the intersection of two railroads, and there is a link below to a Wikipedia page telling that story... This caboose is parked in our little "downtown" area, and I thought it would make a cool photo with the colors closely resembling those of my car....


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paragould,_Arkansas
 
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Old 05-01-2017, 01:21 PM
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Well I have this one with some Engines in the background. Burlington and Santa FE

 
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Old 05-04-2017, 07:15 AM
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Cool Trains

Remember this theme is called
Train related.
Trains, stations, Crossings, etc.
Stay off the Tracks it's not safe!

 
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Old 05-07-2017, 07:37 AM
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Train related is the Theme!


have your entries in today!





Tomorrow I will set up the voting page!
 
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Old 05-07-2017, 06:08 PM
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From the first T-shirt tripping -

 
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Old 05-07-2017, 08:21 PM
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Sorry no entry from me... Have no old picture with a train, no mini-Monte and my car has not been driven for over 9 months, now it is in the shop for another month, ugh
 
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Old 05-08-2017, 07:43 PM
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I saw a most awesome train mural on a business in downtown Gilroy today and was try and come back when there is no cars parked on the street. Thing was bigger than life size.

The oldie I entered here is at the top of the Southern Pacific locomotive that is or was a play structure at the Dennis the Menace playground in Monterey. Generations have climbed all over it, let imaginations go wild and if you could find a good rock you'd climb up to the bell and ring it incessantly (since the clapper was removed). Today the train is fenced off to protect the children from whatever bruises and bumps previous kids like myself got from it
 
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Old 05-08-2017, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Barovelli View Post
I saw a most awesome train mural on a business in downtown Gilroy today and was try and come back when there is no cars parked on the street. Thing was bigger than life size.

The oldie I entered here is at the top of the Southern Pacific locomotive that is or was a play structure at the Dennis the Menace playground in Monterey. Generations have climbed all over it, let imaginations go wild and if you could find a good rock you'd climb up to the bell and ring it incessantly (since the clapper was removed). Today the train is fenced off to protect the children from whatever bruises and bumps previous kids like myself got from it
I was thinking this is the Train Engine that was in El Estero park, not to far from downtown Monterey. I climbed on that engine back in the 1959. Pretty kool.
This was a 0-6-0 Steam Locomotive I found a photo of it online to share. It didn't have a Cowcatcher in front. But was sure fun to climb around on we played our share of Cowboys and Indians on it.
 
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