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Steam Engine Train

Old fashioned steam engine trains are not much in use except for tourist rides. We were in Essex, Connecticut a few years back. Our group signed on to take a steam engine ride. I don’t know why. We all agreed to take a step back in time and ride an old steam engine train. It was a very civilized way to go. But then again we were going about 10-15 mph. Colorful, scenic, and fun, but, it was going to take a long time to go from one place to another.


2 responses

  1. Back in the day, all people had was time. Travel was not interrupted by cell phones announcing another comment on Facebook or a robo call from some wannabe politician’s Pac. No iPads, iPhones, iPods or laptops. The journey was an adventure to be enjoyed.
    Several years ago we took a steam engine from Durango to Silverton, CO. It was starting to sleet and snow – brrrr.

    January 15, 2012 at 12:45 pm

  2. Very nice capture. I like how he waved too.

    January 16, 2012 at 12:22 am

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