Category Archives: Small Towns 2011 – 2012

Someone Forgot To Tell The City…

I think that someone forgot to tell the city that we are in a bit of a drought around here. I stepped outside yesterday and saw this scene down the street from my house…





Does anyone actually know why they open fire hydrants and let them run like this?


52 Project 2012 ~ F Is For Freight

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter F. 😀

F is for freight, fouling point, frogs, faded, and familiar.

Colorful Old Freight Cars

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Freight: the products carried within [in this case it’s grain]

Fouling point; the point near a switch where a car or locomotive on one track will obstruct movement on the adjacent track(s)

Frogs; heavy metal flangeways that connect track to switches, diamonds, cross-overs and other track structuress; frogs guide wheels from one track structure to another

*hey I learned two new railroad terms today!*

Faded;  to lose or cause to lose color as in ageing

Familiar; often encountered or seen