Tag: Jefferson County KS

  • Big Tea Kettle, Part 2

    Big Tea Kettle, Part 2

    After chasing the Union Pacific steam train from Neodesha to Paola on Sunday, November 17, I followed that up by catching the train twice more on Tuesday, November 19, at Linwood and Newman.

  • GOP Primary 2018

    As I usually do, I share my election picks after my ballot is in the collection box. Kansas Governor: Without question, I chose incumbent governor Jeff Colyer. There was no way in hell I was going to let current Secretary of State Kris Kobach anywhere near Cedar Crest if I had anything to say about…

  • 402

    October 1995, Part 2

    Photos from the 20-31 October, 1995.

  • First Sunday of 2016

    First Sunday of 2016

    [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.

  • Standing on the Edge of Time

    Standing on the Edge of Time

    Today’s archive re-scanning goes back to November 3, 2001…

  • Officers’ special

    Officers’ special

    Today, Amtrak had an officers’ special to bring awareness of the Southwest Chief (and the possibility of it being forced to re-route if funding to upgrade and maintain the line between Newton and Albuquerque cannot be found)

  • A Saturday on the Union Pacific

    A Saturday on the Union Pacific

    I went into Perry to deliver gifts for my nieces and to get to know mybaby sister a little bit. After that, I decided to head a couple of blocks over to the Union Pacific mainline to catch what was going on.

  • Meeting my second family

    Meeting my second family

    For those that don’t know, I was adopted at birth. Recently, I decided to look into my biological family. For me, it didn’t take that long. Armed with my biological mother’s name, I did a facebook search. It came back with results indicating that I had a “friend in common.”

  • Website updates: 27 November 2012

    Website updates: 27 November 2012

    To finish off November, I present the following photos: