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April 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Rail Poetry Espee from Nam

   During my time in Vietnam some other guys and myself.....'rails' wrote some poetry from our time on the railroads before being called up....we were all in the combat engineers in Pleiku, 20th Battalion.  I had worked out of Bayshore yards in SF on the Coast Division, and penned this free verse one night.

"We sat in the shanty,...After making the drive (from 3rd and Townscend HQ); The crewmen kept busy, the trains were alive.     We walked to the platform, amidst the great…

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Added by jbriogrande on April 13, 2014 at 2:58pm — 2 Comments

Shop Goat for the PSRR

We acquired 101 on our trip to LA last month. It's our first official Pasito Southern locomotive; formerly AT&SF. It's been converted to burn oil; ladders have been added for access to the oil tank and weathered.…

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Added by Jennifer on April 3, 2014 at 1:08pm — No Comments

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