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  • 2007 Utah quarter to feature the Transcontinental Railroad
    by Aa3rt » Tue Dec 19, 2006 3:02 pm
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  • WHAT RAILROAD MAGAZINES DO YOU READ?
    by Alcoman » Tue Nov 28, 2006 4:55 pm
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  • Looking for Movie
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  • The book, "The Box"
    by Cowford » Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:39 pm
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  • O. Winston Link
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  • WHo the heck is Diane S. Segal?
    by Cowford » Thu Nov 02, 2006 6:58 am
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  • Capital One Credit card Commercial
    by Engineer James » Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:42 pm
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  • E.P.T. commercial
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  • Has anybody ever read...
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  • Film: The Recruit
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  • Myth Busters
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  • Global warming commercial
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  • Elvis at Memphis station
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  • Casey Jones
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  • Alfred E. Beach
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  • I.D. of short story with dangerous kid antics
    by theShrubber » Sat Sep 30, 2006 1:23 pm
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  • Trains & Locomotives (RFDTV) Steam Special!! NJ-NY area
    by CarterB » Tue Sep 26, 2006 9:00 am
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  • History Channel tonight
    by myfavscr » Wed Sep 20, 2006 7:12 pm
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  • Josh Turner - Long Black Train
    by Lehigh Valley Railroad » Tue Mar 16, 2004 6:32 pm
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  • Saxon's Princess of the night
    by myfavscr » Tue Aug 15, 2006 8:48 pm
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  • Trains on T.V. tonight
    by myfavscr » Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:02 pm
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  • Environmental Commercial-- US Govt.
    by Engineer James » Tue Aug 15, 2006 1:54 pm
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  • The Crash At Crush
    by BR&P » Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:35 pm
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  • New Podcast Looks at Vacations by Rail
    by themallard » Tue Aug 08, 2006 6:10 pm
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  • I. K. Brunel & the Stephensons?
    by Semaphore Sam » Tue Aug 23, 2005 12:43 am
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  • Graham Claytor Jr.,Steam Railroader
    by ErieAtlantic7597 » Fri Jul 21, 2006 3:43 pm
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  • Grand Central Station on National Geographic
    by AznSumtinSumtin » Sat Nov 26, 2005 5:00 pm
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  • anyone here watch Rescue Me?
    by oddball » Fri Jul 14, 2006 8:27 am
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  • Bruce Meyer
    by mxdata » Tue Jul 04, 2006 8:41 pm
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  • what railroad was used in I Love Lucy?
    by SURGEAHOLIC » Sat Jun 17, 2006 1:50 pm
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  • How Little The Public Knows
    by 2nd trick op » Sun Feb 05, 2006 4:56 pm
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  • Farewell and Thanks, Don Wood
    by 2nd trick op » Sat Jul 01, 2006 11:47 am
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  • Richard (Dick) Sanbourn
    by ErieAtlantic7597 » Fri May 12, 2006 2:33 pm
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  • Operation Lifesaver v. Disney
    by Gilbert B Norman » Sat Jun 24, 2006 6:22 am
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  • Railroads to be eliminated from upcoming 'updated' Monopoly
    by Jersey Jeff » Fri Apr 28, 2006 1:58 pm
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  • Article on Robert Yanosey of Morning Sun Books
    by Jersey Jeff » Thu Jun 15, 2006 10:37 am
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  • Railroad Explorer Magazine - looking for reviews
    by lkorotzer » Tue Jun 13, 2006 8:31 am
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  • Abandoned trainyard in NY
    by truman » Sat Jun 03, 2006 4:45 pm
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  • Metro North Sitcom?
    by Kahlua » Tue May 30, 2006 6:41 am
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  • Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest
    by scannergeek » Mon May 29, 2006 11:32 pm
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  • Roswell Beebe
    by Versatile » Thu May 25, 2006 9:23 am
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  • From the Publishers of RAILROAD EXPLORER: Alcos Northeast!
    by Otto Vondrak » Mon Mar 20, 2006 12:29 am
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  • Lucius Beebe
    by scottbot » Thu Dec 16, 2004 12:58 pm
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  • Mapquest
    by RDGAndrew » Sat Mar 25, 2006 7:48 pm
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  • Aflac Duck
    by BR&P » Thu Mar 02, 2006 9:50 pm
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  • Great American Rail Journeys on PBS
    by CoastStarlight99 » Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:23 am
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  • John Grisham - "The Broker'
    by Gilbert B Norman » Wed Feb 08, 2006 10:18 am
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  • Steam locomotive in Zorro Movie
    by jscola30 » Fri Oct 21, 2005 10:13 pm
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  • NBC channel 4 segment (New York City)
    by hazmatmess » Mon Jan 16, 2006 11:27 pm
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  • Station Announcements ca. 1972
    by astrosa » Mon Apr 03, 2006 4:59 am
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  • LIRR in ABC report
    by benltrain » Thu Mar 30, 2006 10:07 pm
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  • McDonald's commercial
    by MikeF » Wed Mar 29, 2006 7:17 pm
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  • Raymond Loewy
    by CarterB » Tue Mar 23, 2004 3:10 pm
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  • DPM - David P. Morgan, Trains Editor Emeritus
    by Gilbert B Norman » Mon Nov 15, 2004 8:05 pm
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  • Lake Michigan Carferry Wreck on Deep Sea Detectives
    by gravelyfan » Wed Mar 08, 2006 12:25 pm
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  • THE 4:30 MOVIE ROLL-OFF....
    by Dieter » Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:39 pm
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  • Subway Wreck in Final Destination 3
    by Bay Head Local » Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:32 pm
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  • Sloan and Kettering
    by PCook » Thu Mar 02, 2006 9:20 pm
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  • In Her Shoes
    by quadrock » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:35 am
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  • The Railroad Hour
    by Gilbert B Norman » Fri Apr 29, 2005 10:53 am
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  • Dunkin Donuts commercial....
    by RPM2Night » Mon Feb 27, 2006 12:27 am
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  • 24 Rail Crash scene
    by NJTRailfan » Fri Feb 24, 2006 12:20 am
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  • A&E Special, not good
    by l008com » Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:24 pm
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  • Sahara
    by CNJGeep » Mon Mar 14, 2005 4:09 pm
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  • Trains On The Travel Channel
    by The S.P. Caboose » Sun Mar 27, 2005 12:51 am
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  • The passing of J. J. Young
    by Phil Hom » Wed Dec 08, 2004 9:52 pm
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  • H&R block taxcut.com commercial
    by Launcher » Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:34 pm
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  • Double stacks in the '50's? "Ray" (movie)
    by Allegheny » Fri Jan 27, 2006 8:30 am
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  • "Who's on First" (again) at TRAINS
    by Gilbert B Norman » Sat Jul 03, 2004 6:15 pm
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  • Sky Captain
    by Ken W2KB » Sun Feb 13, 2005 4:47 pm
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  • More inaccuracy in books....
    by mxdata » Wed Jan 18, 2006 7:57 pm
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  • Silver Streak
    by Long island Joe » Fri Jan 06, 2006 3:26 pm
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  • History Channel-Snowbound "City Of San Francisco"
    by Aa3rt » Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:20 am
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  • "Polar Express" - Save Your Money; Times
    by Gilbert B Norman » Thu Nov 11, 2004 3:49 pm
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  • South African Steam
    by Gilbert B Norman » Fri Jan 06, 2006 11:30 am
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  • Railroad article in the New Yorker
    by Cowford » Tue Jan 03, 2006 8:06 pm
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  • Frank Pfuler
    by MR77100 » Sun Oct 02, 2005 12:14 am
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  • Can Anyone Identify this Film?
    by 2nd trick op » Thu Dec 29, 2005 4:31 pm
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  • Railthriller
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  • Robert L. Stevens and Isaac Dripps
    by orangeline » Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:54 am
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  • George Carlin: Life is Worth Living
    by quadrock » Sun Nov 06, 2005 11:50 pm
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  • War of the Worlds
    by themallard » Sun Dec 25, 2005 1:38 pm
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  • Railway Jeopardy
    by choochoochuck » Sun Dec 18, 2005 12:33 pm
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  • The Movie Rent
    by NJTRailfan » Sat Nov 26, 2005 4:43 pm
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  • An Overlooked Reference Source
    by 2nd trick op » Fri Nov 11, 2005 4:25 pm
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  • Wrong Photo in Train Book
    by Scoring Guy » Fri Aug 19, 2005 7:38 pm
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  • Clint Eastwood Production Filmed CUS Sat Oct 29
    by Gilbert B Norman » Sun Oct 30, 2005 8:03 am
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  • Sprite ad on MSN
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  • Grand Central Station
    by Gilbert B Norman » Wed Oct 26, 2005 11:13 am
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  • Need help with a book title and author
    by Metalrailz » Thu Oct 06, 2005 11:33 am
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  • Favorite Video Productions
    by MR77100 » Fri Sep 30, 2005 11:03 pm
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  • Jay Gould...Rehabilitated?
    by JoeG » Thu Sep 01, 2005 11:39 am
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  • Red F Unit in Superman
    by SRS125 » Wed Jun 08, 2005 7:47 pm
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  • E.B. Wilson
    by MR77100 » Mon Sep 05, 2005 1:59 am
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  • E. Spencer Miller, president of the Maine Central
    by MEC407 » Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:03 pm
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  • Wilhelm Schmidt , inventor of loco superheaters
    by bengt » Mon Aug 29, 2005 12:47 pm
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  • Union Pacific in September issue of Four Wheeler
    by emd_SD_60 » Sun Aug 21, 2005 12:06 pm
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