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July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« on: July 26, 2007, 10:05:21 AM »
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Some more shots of the Apalachicola Northern a quarter century ago, when it had lots of business.

Two of AN's three cabooses. These were ex-WM cabooses. Last used in the mid-1970's:


Side view of GP15-T 720, posed new alongside First Street for the Port St. Joe community to admire:


Head on view of No. 729. Note the elaborate striping beside the coupler. The building to the left is the AN-St. Joe Paper Co. General Office Building.:


Will have still more AN next week.

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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2007, 10:27:28 AM »
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Rondout, IL:


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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2007, 11:34:53 AM »
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If it were 50 years ago, there would be track here:


If it were 3 weeks ago, there would be a red building here:

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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2007, 12:30:02 PM »
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If it were an hour ago, you would not have a post here... ;)

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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2007, 03:55:50 PM »
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If it were one minute ago, there would have been a cupcake on my desk...

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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2007, 04:52:06 PM »
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The place Milwaukee.  Took the car ferry to Ludington, MI.  First photo from the dock.  Second from the car loading area on the ferry.  Photos taken Sept 1973.




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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2007, 05:12:29 PM »
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If it were an hour ago, you would not have a post here... ;)

In another minute, he might not have an account here :)

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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2007, 05:24:28 PM »
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That last tractor on top looks about to fall! Yikes

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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2007, 06:48:52 PM »
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That last tractor on top looks about to fall! Yikes

Look like it's got a flat tire to me. Not unheard of...

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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2007, 08:56:19 PM »
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Tom's pic looks so sureal, my mind has problems differentiating between model and reality.
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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2007, 10:01:42 PM »
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I've managed a couple of business trips over to Melbourne in the last couple of weeks and grabbed a few shots between meetings....









A few more to come next week.

Wes


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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2007, 11:55:58 PM »
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The last time I hit Sterling was at the beginning of this month. On my way out
there, I heard the Q137 clear Warwick just to my northeast, & I wondered if I'd
beat it there. (if i didn't, no big deal since it's an intermodal train-not much in
the way of cool weathered car prototypes) As I came thru town, 137 was just
heading thru, & stopped me at the gates. Again, no big deal, but she did me a
favor in the process. As I approached the "Loop", I looked over saw a "snout"
on the old CL&W from the north. The Q641 was holding for the 137, & ready
to head east. I was able to park, get out & get my cam going just as she had
her orders to proceed. True, in the process I left the door to my truck open,
but what the hell. The 640 (northbound) & the 641 (southbound) have good
mixes of cars, but usually the same roadnames & types. But they do go past
at a slow speed, so usually a good source of weathering proto pics.


August may be the month for the old CPLs to come down here. All the equipment is
there ready to be installed, & to my knowledge, only 1 signal base has been installed
so far (just to the back of this pic-not in view) So get pics while you can!
« Last Edit: July 26, 2007, 11:57:55 PM by The Donkey »
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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2007, 04:35:30 PM »
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Sorry for the late posts

Some NHN action in the mountains of New Hampshire down the street from the house.







I WANNA SEE THE BOAT MOVIE!

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Re: July 26, 2007 (Thursday) Proto Photo topic
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2007, 07:48:36 PM »
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Finally got an old box of slides made into a CD.  Next goround here I'll show some WM shots from the 70's.  Helpers at Williamsport, MD and WM in the snow.
Bob