Thinking warm thoughts

Westbound UP 5935 and 5752 west of Fremont, Nebraska, March 14, 2011

As I look at another covering of white here in the Twin Cities, I can’t help but think back to a train spotting experience in Nebraska several years ago.

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Extremely wide photographs of trains

BNSF 6318 rounding the curve west of Fremont, Nebraska

While preparing for a new site design I had to come up with a new header image for my website. I went through my photos and found some awesome wide shots.

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Chicago and North Western 6934

CNW 6934 (SD40-2) stopped at the Main Street Crossing in Fremont, Nebraska. August 1999

In August of 1999 I caught a picture of Chicago and North Western #6934 stopped at the Main Street crossing in Fremont, Nebraska.

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Elevators and Feed Mills

Along Old Lincoln Highway in Ames, Nebraska - January 2009

I enjoy photographing grain elevators and feed mills as they come in all shapes and sizes, are generally serviced by the railroad, and are vital to the local and national economy and food supply. Plus, growing up in Nebraska I saw a lot of them riding in the back seat of my parents’ car. If […]

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Hotel Pathfinder through my grandparents’ camera lens – 36 years ago

Firefighters battle the fire in Hotel Pathfinder

The Hotel Pathfinder explosion occurred 36 years ago, on January 10, 1976. Last year I added some information about that tragic day in Fremont (Nebraska) history. This past year I acquired my grandparents’ collection of photos taken that day which I had mentioned in the 2011 post. I have no more text to add from […]

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