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PostSubject: Illinois Railway Museum    Sat 09 Jun 2012, 21:40

Rode up to the IL Railway Museum in Union, IL today.

They had RPO Days (Railway Post Office). My father-in-law used to ride the trains back in the day when the post office used the trains for mail delivery. We met my in-laws there. They ran different trains all day. One being the RPO car where they would have a mail bag on a crane for the retired postal workers to pick up the bag of mail while the train was moving. They would throw or kick out a bag of mail also for that particular stop. Which doesn't make sense since they don't stop.

Thay also had Union Pacific Family Day. It was crowded and a 90 plus day. All in all it was a nice 110 mile round trip ride and my 83 year old father-In-law made the catch. Oh and did I mention Bob is a big rail fan.
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PostSubject: Re: Illinois Railway Museum    Sat 09 Jun 2012, 21:59


We would like to see some pictures..... lol Sounds like you had a good day.
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PostSubject: Re: Illinois Railway Museum    Sat 09 Jun 2012, 22:16

Will try. I am bad St posting pics. Always too tired when I get home get busy at work during the week. Then I'm back riding on the weekend.

Getting ready to go to Knoxville, TN next Saturday for a week. I always have good intentions.
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PostSubject: Re: Illinois Railway Museum    Sat 09 Jun 2012, 22:18

One or two will do for us! We just like to gaze at the pictures.
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PostSubject: Re: Illinois Railway Museum    Sun 10 Jun 2012, 00:01

Sounds like a nice day trip Cathy. Thanks for the report. I'm sure I can google up some pictures if I want to see the museum. Y'all enjoy the trip to TN. flower
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