Tweets from home, an August visit to Fremont

505 Building

In August 2011, my boyhood home was sold and I wanted to record my memories and Fremont history during a “last visit.” I planned to live tweet as I went around, but unfortunately my phone’s data plan not work. Instead I saved the tweets and sent them out once I hit an area that provided […]

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Great shot of a Union Pacific train

Union Pacific 7146 leads an eastbound coal train through Fremont, Nebraska on September 2, 2011.

I was going through my photos from my Fremont trip when I came across this great shot of a coal train I took from the Broad Street viaduct. I got the perfect frame, angle, light and focus on this one. I didn’t have to run it through any crops or edits. Leading the eastbound coal […]

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Expect live tweets as I tour my boyhood town

I can honestly say I ate at a Woolworth's lunch counter as a kid when it occupied this location in the 1980s

Beginning Wednesday, August 31, 2011, I will be live tweeting over on @k0rrx as I tour my old stomping grounds. It is an emotional occasion for me as my boyhood home has been sold, closing a chapter of my life. Though I will revisit the area as I still have family there, this will be […]

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Old CNW sighting and BNSF scheme – Notes From Nebraska

From Grant, my Nebraska correspondent, back on May 30th of this year (yes, I’m a little behind): GRANT: One my way home from work Wednesday, I got to see another red/silver Santa Fe engine North of Fremont as well as a dark green, red and cream BNSF. I also got to see the Union Pacific […]

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Nebraska Central Railroad – Notes from Nebraska

Here’s a recent note from Grant Rosenthal, whom I consider to be my Nebraska correspondent: Have you ever checked out the Facebook page for the Nebraska Central Railroad?  If not, you should.  There are some neat pictures of them rebuilding the Norfolk bridge that collapsed last year. The Norfolk to Columbus line is still in […]

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