Friday, October 28, 2016

CA & E Through Villa Park & Elmhurst

A steam powered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe freight train.

Photographed at the Oak Park Society of Model Engineers,
H.O Scale Model Railroad Club in Oak Park Illinois.

An eastbound Chicago Transit Authority yellow line / Skokie Swift rapid transit train, crossing Crawford Avenue. Skokie Illinois. February 2009.

The Newleywed Game hosted by Bob Eubanks. A show I grew up with and absolutely loved watching on television.

One of my all time favorite television shows that I had grew
up watching, was the original "Newleywed Game", hosted
by Bob Eubanks.
I was born in 1962, and the show itself, made it's debut
in the year of 1966. Although I was too young to actually
understand the show when I was a kid during the 1960's,
I vaguely remember watching the original daytime
Newleywed  Game with my Mother and Grandmother,
and all having a good laugh together in the living room.
The Newleywed Game was a fun, interactive, live game
show , where sometimes funny or sometimes embarrassing
things would happen on air, with the newly married couples
that were contestants on this game show.
I would watch the later versions of this show, hosted by
Bob Eubanks, during the 1970's and 80's, and would
still always enjoy a good laugh.
I have been married ten years now, and If my wife Cheryl
and I would have appeared on that show...who knows?
I might have got smacked in the head with the answer card. L.O.L!
I have a wonderful wife, and happy memories of growing
up watching the original Newleywed Game show too.
Here is the Newleywed Game television theme song, just
click on to this link below.
Eddie K.

Otto Perry's Santa Fe

The Memphis Main Street Trolley. Memphis Tennesee. September 2007.

Here is a photograph that I took one morning, during
our September 2007 vacation to Memphis Tennesee.
This little 4 wheeled replica electric streetcar, is viewed
heading northbound on Main Street in downtown Memphis,
heading toward the intersection at Madison Avenue.

Winter Steam Trains Galore | Dampfeisenbahn im Winter | HD Train Compila...

A westbound Union Pacific Railroad empty unit coal train, crossing North Kilbourn Avenue. Chicago Illinois. September 2006.

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

CTA trolley and wig-wag signals at Illinois Railway Museum

A southbound Canadian National freight train passing through Hawthorne Junction. Chicago / Cicero Illinois. July 2008.

Traveling over the Belt Railway of Chicago tracks.

AMTRAK E8's, late 1970's... Bonus, AMTRAK FL9's, 1996

A westbound Metra evening rush hour express commuter train, approaching the North Narragansett Avenue railroad crossing. Chicago Illinois. October 2008.

Two locomotives assigned to the CSX Transportation Company's West 16th Street industrial branchline local. Cicero Illinois. October 2008.

Caboose hop departing the yard.

A New York Central Railroad 50 foot single door box car, circa 1960's era.

The prototype New York Central Railroad, began painting
some box cars and various other freight cars and cabooses,
in this color scheme known as "Century Green" begining in
1958, accompanied by the New York Central's "New"
Cigar Band logo.
Roofwalks were outlawed from box car roofs during the 1960's, and
there is evidence that this box car, had recent roofwalk removal itself.