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Old 08-05-2015, 03:29 PM   #41763
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It took me a while to get used to driving from where the passenger is supposed to sit too.

If you are going to be anywhere near Devon try taking in the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway run. The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway | The Last Narrow-Gauge Railway Adventure Happens to be my favoritest railway in the world. From what I hear its the most scenic area of the UK.

We plan to take up your suggestion this week. This is, indeed, a lovely part of the country. More pics when possible. Wish you were here! All of youse!
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Old 08-05-2015, 04:18 PM   #41764
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We plan to take up your suggestion this week. This is, indeed, a lovely part of the country. More pics when possible. Wish you were here! All of youse!
Sue,

When you get to Woody Bay Station please go into the Tea Room and say hi to Judy Williams for me. See if you can scrounge a free cab ride by using my name

I so envy you being able to visit.
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Old 08-05-2015, 04:56 PM   #41765
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Sue,

When you get to Woody Bay Station please go into the Tea Room and say hi to Judy Williams for me. See if you can scrounge a free cab ride by using my name

I so envy you being able to visit.
Sue, feel free to throw my name around too. I'm pretty big across the pond! Actually I'm pretty big here, who's idea was it to bring a scale to a GC?
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Old 08-05-2015, 05:07 PM   #41766
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Sue, feel free to throw my name around too. I'm pretty big across the pond! Actually I'm pretty big here, who's idea was it to bring a scale to a GC?
Hey Tim! So what did ya see today besides eye lids?
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Old 08-05-2015, 05:27 PM   #41767
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We are watching the fires all along the route. We still have several days here so maybe it will be more contained when we start North. Smoke is not something we want to be in. Funny that the wind is blowing it to the West according to State web reports.



Oh no! So sorry to hear that.



Well, we are still having that "drop-down-jack" on the left front. Fortunately we are in a fairly level site so I just have to bump it once in a while. I hope we continue to get level sites.

Regarding Freightliner, there should be a 30 day guarantee, but read the paper work they gave you or give them a call.

It is 72˚ at 10:00 a.m. and just wonderful sitting here with the windows open and a cool breeze blowing. If anyone wants to escape the heat for the summer, the Left Coast is the place to do it. One just has to get used to the high $$ RV parks. I'm in a military park right now at less $$ a night so that is not bad. Next stop is for 2 nights up the highway at $115 for the 2 nights, but then military again with just WE at considerably less a night. Just lucky we can stay at those parks.

Since we coined the name "Citrus," you can use her cousing, "Lime."
Smoke shouldn't be a problem as it is blowing east into the valley and the going north towards Redding.
Sacramento is pretty clear today.
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Smoke shouldn't be a problem as it is blowing east into the valley and the going north towards Redding.
Sacramento is pretty clear today.
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Dwayne, any update on the tranny?
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I've been e-mailing with her so she is OK probably just busy.

Steve is this Nevada Northern Railway Museum Historic train ride what we were chatting about?

Possum,

The NNRM is a great experience. It is however out in the middle of nowhere. If you can visit it I would recommend spending a day or more there.

If you can then make your way west to Carson City, there are a couple of good museums there, including the Nevada State Railroad Museum where I volunteer. It is open Thursday thru Monday with train rides on the weekends. If you PM me, I'll try to be there to give you a tour.

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The Virginia & Truckee also has all day trips to Virginia City on weekends and hourly trips VC to Gold Hill every day.
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For those in the Las Vegas area, check out the Railroad Museum in Boulder City. The train runs on weekends to Railroad Pass and back. It is air conditioned, too. While you are there check out the 'Jackass Flat' loco from the atomic test site.
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Old 08-05-2015, 06:07 PM   #41772
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For those in the Las Vegas area, check out the Railroad Museum in Boulder City. The train runs on weekends to Railroad Pass and back. It is air conditioned, too. While you are there check out the 'Jackass Flat' loco from the atomic test site.
Hey guy... so glad your ears perked up when I mentioned you!

I've had you and the Inyo on my mind since we got to Vegas. Problem is, my memory isn't what it once was... I got you in my notes now! Hope to meet you one day... possibly in the fall...

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Almost forgot the piano man... the Bootlegger is a great place.
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Possum,

The NNRM is a great experience. It is however out in the middle of nowhere. If you can visit it I would recommend spending a day or more there.

If you can then make your way west to Carson City, there are a couple of good museums there, including the Nevada State Railroad Museum where I volunteer. It is open Thursday thru Monday with train rides on the weekends. If you PM me, I'll try to be there to give you a tour.

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The Virginia & Truckee also has all day trips to Virginia City on weekends and hourly trips VC to Gold Hill every day.
With my luck with trip planning lately I will no longer commit to anything further than the sani dump across town. The Nevada rail museums are on our (Denise is a train nut too) joint bucket lists and we may eventually get to visit them soon.
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That spread looks good.
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