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  • Dick Ryall
    Dec 4, 2001
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      We were both to busy watching the trains, to see anything else. dick

      Dave Brennan wrote:
      >
      > Dick- I remember seeing those trains in Fonda also.
      > But I don't remember seeing you there.
      > Dave
      >
      > --- Dick Ryall <dryall@...> wrote:
      > > Ron and I used to see both the 20th Century and the
      > > Empire State
      > > Expresss go through Fonda, at least once a week,with
      > > streamlined Hudsons
      > > no less. dick
      > >
      > > Knixrule1@... wrote:
      > > >
      > > > The only time I saw the 20th century ltd was on a
      > > Cary Grant movie, North
      > > > by Northwest. NYC is my second favorite railroad
      > > >
      > > > Steve
      > > >
      > > > On Mon, 03 Dec 2001 12:30:31 -0500 "Lee Morelli"
      > > > <Morelli@...> writes:
      > > > > Steve,
      > > > >
      > > > > Thank you for the information. I'll answer your
      > > questions.
      > > > >
      > > > > Where do you live ?
      > > > >
      > > > > Rochester, NY. I am an uncle to Gino. I was born
      > > and raised in
      > > > > Schenectady, New York.
      > > > >
      > > > > Are you a modeler, photographer, or what hobby
      > > > > in railroading do you like ?
      > > > >
      > > > > I used to have Lionel 027 gauge trains and every
      > > Christmas was the
      > > > > time the collection was added to, thanks to
      > > Saint Nick. My father
      > > > > never drove, except for driving lessons, I am
      > > told, so when our
      > > > > family went on vacation, we took the train. It
      > > was almost always to
      > > > > N.Y.C. and it has never ceased to be a
      > > melancholy ride, for me, down
      > > > > the east side of the Hudson River. I love to
      > > hear and see anything
      > > > > about railroads.
      > > > >
      > > > > Whats your favorite railroad ?
      > > > >
      > > > > I don't really have one, but having been on the
      > > New York Central
      > > > > more than any, it has a sweet spot in my heart.
      > > My biggest railroad
      > > > > thrill was riding the Twentieth Century Limited
      > > from Albany to
      > > > > Chicago, when I was in school at DeVry Tech.
      > > Gino's mother and
      > > > > father bought me a bunch of whiskey sour drinks
      > > at the Albany train
      > > > > station and by the time I finished the "orange
      > > juice" and got on the
      > > > > train, I was ready to go to sleep in my
      > > compartment. I did not
      > > > > understand why I had a head ache the next
      > > morning... I love to read
      > > > > about street cars, interurbans and subways. When
      > > I was in school in
      > > > > Chicago, I had a dream fullfilled when I had to
      > > commute by taking
      > > > > the bus and then the elevated train/subway to
      > > work at my part time
      > > > > job in the Loop at the Board of Trade Building.
      > > I have always loved
      > > > > subways.
      > > > >
      > > > > Regards,
      > > > >
      > > > > Lee
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
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