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.
On a recent road trip to Nebraska I spotted three Union Pacific Maintenance of Way cranes. One ready to upright overturned hoppers, one doing bridge work, and one in between jobs.
While visiting an antique store in Minnesota I came away with more postcards for my Fremont collection, including two more of the Hotel Pathfinder.
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.
In August of 1999 I caught a picture of Chicago and North Western #6934 stopped at the Main Street crossing in Fremont, Nebraska.
Pan Am Railway in the Northeast is made up of the Maine Central, the Boston & Maine and the Delaware and Hudson railways. The name and logo were purchased from the airline.
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 […]
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 […]