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Updated on: October  3, 2020.

Railroads, album created on May 12, 2020

We've taken a number of photos both while riding on trains, and while watching from the tracks. We've seen and visited railroads all over the world.

Old Maps, album created on May  8, 2020

Some of the content of this album are scans of maps from an 1898 atlas.

UP4014 "Big Boy" Videos from Iowa and Texas, 2019

We "chased" this remarkable locomotive through Iowa in August 2019, and then enjoyed a pass-by in Texas in November. This video was created using OpenShot from various images taken during these experiences. More photos at: - See all videos
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Our Travels (Part 2) - 10 months ago

Be sure to view "our travels (part 1)". I tried to put in all the text, but Ipernity truncated it at 1995. Using reverse time order, by the way. Entire narrative at: Continuing at 1995... 1995 -- In February, we took advantage of some really cheap airline tickets and traveled for 16 days in The Netherlands and Belgium. We went everywhere on trains, and most of our entertainment and meals took place in bars. Bob, at least, was trying to taste at least…

  • Our Travels (Part 1)

    - June 24, 2020
    This is a not-quite-up-to-date list of travels involving my wife and myself. I've included travel experiences from before we met. Many of these travels involve photography. We are both avid amateurs, and really started taking lots of photos when digital cameras came out. Anyway on to the list (which is located at ) Hmm, seems that Ipernity has truncated the entire entry, so this is just part 1... - - - - - - Introduction -- First of all, this list of trav…

  • Putting Photos in Groups on Ipernity

    - May  4, 2020
    This article contains the text of my reply to a member who had made several group recommendations for my recently-uploaded photos. "Thank you for the recommendations. It is time-consuming for me to work through all of them, because I am not familiar with the many groups on Ipernity. Given enough time, I can evaluate each group to decide whether I can join or not, and whether that photo, or perhaps some other photo would fit within the group's rules. I don't have time every day to study the…

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Latest comments - All (28)
 Robert Swanson
Robert Swanson club
Thanks for the wonderful greeting. We all want to return to "normal" whatever that is.
4 months ago.
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Wishing you and your family a Happy Christmas, and a peaceful New Year in which I hope we can wake up from this nightmare. Please stay safe !!!!!!

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4 months ago.
 Diana Australis
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Also...lovely to meet someone who has been to the Opera House in the Jungle! Amazing place. We went to a wonderful concert blew me away!
10 months ago.
 Diana Australis
Diana Australis club
Hi Bob....nice to meet you. I love trains, travel, boats, exotic places...welcome.!
Best wishes from Oz
10 months ago.
 Josiane Dirickx
Josiane Dirickx club
Merci pour m'avoir ajouté à vous contactes
désormais vous faites aussi partie des miens
au plaisir de partager bientôt d'autres photos et commentaires .......
Amitiés, Josiane
11 months ago.

Want to write a little note as well?