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railroad park on Dallas

Post by emd_SD_60 » Tue Nov 09, 2004 10:32 pm

I remember watching an episode where Larry Hagman (J.R) tries to rescue his kidnapped son, and the kidnapper told him to meet him at a place called Steamtown, somewhere in L.A. This is at the end of the episode. I saw several Union Pacific passenger cars :-D , numerous steam locomotives and passenger cars, a Southern Pacific steam locomotive and wooden caboose, and some blue wooden caboose. Now is there such place as Steamtown? Is it a major attraction in Los Angeles? Is it still there? Any help would be greatly appreciated. :wink:


(BTW, i went to the Dallas official forum and found the episode title and synopsis, if anyone's interested.) http://soapchat.net/eve/ubb.x?a=tpc&s=5 ... #104101334
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Post by Aa3rt » Wed Nov 10, 2004 9:49 am

Chris-just by coincidence, I happened to see this episode in the last couple of months on the "Soap" network. I don't watch soap operas but was channel surfing and happened to see the railroad cars during the climactic ending with JR and the bad guy shooting it out and JR's son tied up in the cupola of a caboose. I believe this was filmed at the Travel Town Museum in Los Angeles' Griffith Park, not too far from the studio. Check out the link for more information:

http://www.lacity.org/RAP/grifmet/tt/
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Post by emd_SD_60 » Wed Nov 10, 2004 5:21 pm

Thanks for the link. Maybe sometime in the near future i might go out to LA (on vacation) and visit that place. :-D

OT- I watch that show every day on SOAPnet. I recently discovered it, (quite a relief from that reality crap) and, being born in 1985 at the show's height, I like to get in touch with my past.:wink:
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