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Steve Smith

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« on: December 05, 2013, 03:53:47 PM »
I'm amazed by the speeds they make over some really questionable looking track. Seems that they depend on healthy grass to hold the rails in place!

Aha! The solution to the never ending grass trimming problem on the WW&F!  ;D
« Last Edit: December 07, 2013, 10:47:38 AM by Ed Lecuyer »

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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013, 04:54:45 PM »
Hmm... using heavy turf for road bed stabilization.

This could be a sod story with a happy ending!

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« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2013, 05:06:54 PM »
Oh no! In addition to Fred Morse, Steve Smith, Ed Lecuyer, Ira Schreiber, and Marcel Levesque, we have yet another punster!

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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2013, 08:14:28 PM »
It is just a grass routes track.

The Rock Island railroad in its later years was noted for using "gauge grass" to maintain their branch lines.

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« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2013, 11:22:40 PM »
I understand that on some of the grain gathering branches, the Rock was barley able to maintain the track!

I thought about that all evening. Couldn't come up with crop.

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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2013, 09:47:34 AM »
Looks like Ira and John are a cut above the rest.

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« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2013, 10:06:36 AM »
Ok. Time to mow you all down. It's the only fairway.

I'm hedging that since Start hadn't jumped in earlier, he was green with envy.
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« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2013, 06:42:25 PM »
John is just trying to weed out the others.

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« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2013, 07:59:31 PM »
This garden is thick with punsters. The last I checked, "weed" is plural!
I hope no one accuses me of being the fodder of all these puns.

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« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2013, 08:14:59 PM »
Groan......

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« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2013, 08:44:45 PM »
Maybe not the fodder but you sure are making hay with them.

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« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2013, 09:21:13 PM »
Ah, the proper amount of fertilizer will start 'em groan!

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« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2013, 10:17:16 PM »
Hey Ed,  ya better nip this in the bud!

Start  Stop

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« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2013, 10:26:44 PM »
No, this thread is starting to grow on me.
(like a Chia pet)
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« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2013, 05:01:36 AM »
Kind of wish I hadn't touched this with a (almost) two foot Pole.