Tag: Douglas County KS

  • Free State Class of 2000 reunion

    Last weekend was the Free State High School class of 2000 reunion. Since I was a friend to quite a few in the class, I was welcomed to “crash” the party. EDIT 6/27/19: After originally self-posting the photo set, I have since moved the photos to Flickr. Lawrence Free State Class of 2000 10-year reunion […]

  • Video: Depot Redux Prize Drawing

    I’m starting at the end of Saturday’s Depot Redux train day presentation with Hank Booth M.C.’ing the drawings. The prizes were: a massage, 3 bottles of wine, a set of luggage, and two round-trip first class train tickets to Chicago.

  • Turnpike Bridge is coming down

    The KTA has issued a press release. Because of the way the KTA’s site is designed, I shall quote it verbatim. Additional information is now available on the Kansas Turnpike Authority’s upcoming demolition of the original bridge structures across the Kansas River in Lawrence. The steel structures that once carried I-70 traffic across the river […]

  • Locomotives are not props

    This afternoon, while I was mowing the Kennedy Glass property, I observed what appeared to be a photoshoot by a group of students associated with the adjacent Van Go Mobile Arts. What I found to be a problem with their photoshoot is that they choose to pose for pictures on the BNSF railroad tracks, and […]