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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Dates of Visit: December 19 – 29, 2018 Our two grand sons live near Chicago; they are at the prime Christmas ages so we knew where we would be on Christmas morning. We arrived in the afternoon of Wednesday December 19 and had a beautiful dinner with our son, daughter-in-law, Jurgen, and Cornelius. Both of …

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Pictures Date: September 2, 2018 After a restful night in The Dalles I was ready to head out on my second day chasing trains. I was determined to get out east of  Maryhill, Washington. It is a loooong way out to Maryhill from Portland – about 120 miles. I thought it would be useful to …

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Photos Taken: July 21, 2018 Yes, I’m still working on my exposure settings for moving trains. Earlier this summer I posted my results from previous settings and talked about my plan to improve my photography. My last post on the effort was July 11; I had improvements over the early summer efforts but felt like …

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May 14, 2015 Today marks our 3rd full week on the road; we are getting so close to Chicago but still a couple of days to go. This was a pretty short travel day in comparison with some others but we would go through Atlanta, Illinois – a very small town in size, but large …

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May 12, 2015 We travelled in three states today; however, there are only about 15 miles of Route 66 in Kansas and we just crossed over into Missouri. We had three places on the schedule and they were early in the day; the first couple of hours. But right out of the gate we hit Pops …

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May 5, 2015 You see “Winslow” in the post title, right? Yeah, there will be train pictures – but more than that, I promise. We didn’t do much blog-worthy on Monday May 4; basically hung out with my Uncle Jake and Aunt Sally at their Cottonwood home. We did go up to Jerome and had …

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May 1, 2015 After a week in the Golden state we moved into Arizona. If you were following along with my last post, you’ll remember we had a nice conversation with Tony, the BNSF engineer in Needles. He gave us a great tip on where to get some good shots of the railroad crossing the …

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April 26, 2015 Today we got to actually start our trip on Route 66. We are starting in a little convoluted route. We start in Victorville and head west to Santa Monica with a stop at Carla’s brother and his wife Glenn and Carolyn’s in Corona. Then we will head east and go end-to-end. We …

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