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Christmas Adwrap Trolley
Seen on the VTA at Mountain View.

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Art at the County Tax Office
It's time to pay the property taxes again. Nobody likes paying taxes, but at least this money stays local and pays for useful things like schools and trains. Our county government building has interesting art in the foyer by local artists, and it's changed...

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Catzilla!
He patiently watches... ...then strikes! Inspecting the vanquished prey Can we play again?

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House Painting
No, this isn't my house! Nor was this from one of our expeditions to the City--Redwood City has a few older homes, such as this one getting a much-needed coat of paint. A house getting repainted would make an interesting layout scene, although probably only...

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Frogger
This well-labelled piece of track is at the F-line stop right in front of the MSR's museum by the Ferry Building.

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Muni Heritage Weekend
It was last week. We were busy and didn't get to ride as much as some years, but still at least got to see some "old friends" out and about. We also caught some Pokémon. There's a lot more of them in the City than out in the burbs!

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Dresden via Berlin
Apologies for a late post--actually, it's about a year late! Last September I attended a conference in Dresden, and have been sitting on pictures from the trip ever since. The trip had an auspicious start in that we flew right over the Western Railway Muse...

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The Nevada State Museum
Back to our last vacation... we make one more trip to Carson city and visited the Nevada State Museum . The museum covers the state's natural and human history, and a quite a few interesting exhibits--include a simulated mine and ghost town. The building ...

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Virginia City and the V&T
The next stop was Virginia City. We saw a western show--it was a lot of fun. The kids went on a mine tour, which starts at the back of the Ponderosa Saloon (where kids are welcome except literally at the bar). Afterwards we rode the V&T to Gold Hill and bac...

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More Scenes around the Nevada State Railway Museum
There's quite a lot to see at the NSRM. There are several pieces of original Virgina & Truckee rolling stock: The NSRM has another operating "doodlebug", from the Tuscon, Cornelia, and Gila Bend. It was in the shops and I only got a shot through a window,...
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