The Gritty, Darkside of Railroads

I snapped this picture of the ruins of Southern Pacific's machine shop in Eugene, Oregon. On the right edge of the building the roundhouse once attached however, due to environmental problems was removed years ago. This portion of the rail yard was where steam locomotives are repaired, overhauled, or inspected and just a bit out… Continue reading The Gritty, Darkside of Railroads

I snapped this picture of the ruins of Southern Pacific’s machine shop in Eugene, Oregon. On the right edge of the building the roundhouse once attached however, due to environmental problems was removed years ago. This portion of the rail yard was where steam locomotives are repaired, overhauled, or inspected and just a bit out…… Continue reading The Gritty, Darkside of Railroads

we are inundated with ads everywhere:  billboards ads litter the highways and byways, sports announcers,"... and now we are going into the home depot power play which can very much decide the outcome of this hockey game..." or "...lets take another look at that goal from the Microsoft Outlook 2017 goal camera..." ice rink backboards… Continue reading high flying advertisement

Journey into Unfamiliar Territory

 With all the traveling I’ve been doing of late on the internet:  East Coast, West Coast, Midwest, Canada, Central America, Australia, England, etc. a different form of traveling comes to mind a type experienced between 1991 and 1995 when I rode the rails.  I did this not once, not twice, but thrice from Ventura, California…… Continue reading Journey into Unfamiliar Territory

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