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Bill Piche

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History repeats itself (sorta)
« on: August 03, 2021, 05:50:14 PM »
Taken almost 10 years apart, "Dashing" Dana Deering hotshots a photo consist through Alna center.

B&SR 7 through AC August 1, 2021.
Photo Credit: Andrew Toppan


WW&F 10 through AC August, 2011
(I couldn't find what I'm pretty sure is a more dead-on panning shot of #10 that I think was taken by Stephen Hussar, so the FB post pic will have to suffice.)
Photo credit: WW&F Facebook page


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Bill Reidy

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Re: History repeats itself (sorta)
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2021, 07:03:37 PM »
Brilliant, just brilliant.  Thanks, Bill, for highlighting these photos.

I think Dana would have been right at home on the B&SR or the WW&F back in the day.  I remember a few years back when Dana was an engineer on an early, damp Saturday morning.  A small ground crew asked him to stop at Alna Center on the up grade northbound so we could prepare for the events that day.  We gave him a standing ovation by the Averill Road crossing when he started the train without a wheel slip.
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Re: History repeats itself (sorta)
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2021, 08:51:41 PM »
Love the motion in the picture of #10.  Can't wait for the return of the Little Engine That Could.
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Re: History repeats itself (sorta)
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2021, 09:07:33 AM »
Same here, John. I'm looking forward to seeing her back in steam.

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