Usually, Labor Day weekend means that I’m out doing something train related. I decided this year to head out to Camden, Missouri on the Marcelline Sub.
I arrived a little before 10:00 and found that I wasn’t alone – there was another car, and two railfans wearing day-glo orange vests already there waiting on the (late, as is the norm) Amtrak 4. It didn’t take long for the action to kick up. Continue reading Labor Day weekend on the Marcelline Sub
It’s been a while since I’ve been truly politically active. My political energy has lately been focused on the restoration and preservation of the Amtrak station (originally Santa Fe) in Lawrence. Continue reading Writing my Congressman
OK, in scanning my negatives, Started in June, went through to August, then switched and started from the Top in January. I guess that means I resume in September, right?
Continue reading September 1995, part 1
With the foot injury immobilizing me for a while, I pretty much have all my negatives from early ’95 rescanned. Now saved to flickr are some previously unreleased goodies 🙂
Continue reading Got nothing better to do…
[All this happened before I broke my foot]
The first Sunday of the month usually means cleaning the BNSF station in Lawrence. But first, I needed to get outside and catch some trains. Because of my ‘appointment,’ I elected to stay close to town and went with the UP Kansas Sub.
Continue reading First Sunday of 2016
I’ve been doing this picture-taking thing for 20 years now. To close out this 20th year, I pulled out my old negative folder and scanned several negatives from that first year.
Continue reading Back to when it all began…
Okay, it’s been a while, but I have taken a few trips railfanning lately.
Continue reading Recent Railfan Photography
On a normal day, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief stops at the station in Lawrence.
However, it is not this station.
The November 13th edition of the Chief was detoured over the Union Pacific line between Hutchinson and Kansas City due to a derailment. Although the UP line goes through Topeka and Lawrence, the station stops at these locations were cancelled.