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Old 08-14-2017, 07:55 PM   #2961
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[QUOTE=5er_tom;1593692]Saw this at Aune Osborne campground in Sault Ste. Marie. He said he hit a turkey. OUCH!
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The turkey want to go fly with the Eagle.
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Old 08-14-2017, 07:56 PM   #2962
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We're the "lucky ones", rockfordroo. The one thing Rochelle lacks is a good RV campground for the transient work crews and train watchers.
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Old 08-14-2017, 08:01 PM   #2963
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We're the "lucky ones", rockfordroo. The one thing Rochelle lacks is a good RV campground for the transient work crews and train watchers.
If anyone's interested, you can watch the trains from your sofa here:

Watch live railroad video online... - Rochelle Rail Park
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Old 08-14-2017, 10:14 PM   #2964
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If you train guys are ever down south, the NC Transportation Museum has one of the only working roundhouses still around, plus lots of trains and other stuff. In Spencer, NC. Nice campground very nearby: Cross Winds in Linwood, NC.
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Old 08-15-2017, 05:24 AM   #2965
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If you train guys are ever down south, the NC Transportation Museum has one of the only working roundhouses still around, plus lots of trains and other stuff. In Spencer, NC. Nice campground very nearby: Cross Winds in Linwood, NC.
Will have to keep that in mind, the grandson would enjoy. The Virginia Transportation Museum is Ok but it is nice to see the 611 there when it is not running excursions. The PA museum in Strausburg is nice as well.

I got to go in the roundhouse in the old N & W shops in Roanoke VA but it is not open to the public it is owned by Norfolk and Southern.

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it hurts a lot more when you hit a turkey while riding a motorcycle
Believe me been there
then the ambulance
then the hospital
I have since broadened my field of view to watch the ditch's and surroundings more
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Old 08-15-2017, 08:01 AM   #2967
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Not at a campground but at the storage lot where we keep our fifth wheel. It’s been a few years since I’ve seen a low profile fifth wheel. This is new to our storage lot so I take it for granted it is still being used.

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I passed a dozen or so of these little fivers going to Maine last week, and then saw about another dozen or so in the KOA in Freeport when we were there.
Compared to today's fivers, these could fit in them
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Old 08-15-2017, 08:04 AM   #2968
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We're the "lucky ones", rockfordroo. The one thing Rochelle lacks is a good RV campground for the transient work crews and train watchers.
If you like "Trains" just go to the Goshen Frog Rally! Youroo!!
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Old 08-15-2017, 08:24 AM   #2969
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If you like "Trains" just go to the Goshen Frog Rally! Youroo!!
Not only see & hear them,......they will shake you out of your bed.
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Old 08-15-2017, 09:07 AM   #2970
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Not only see & hear them,......they will shake you out of your bed.
You say that like it's a BAD thing!
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Old 08-15-2017, 09:09 AM   #2971
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So this was at a Love's truck stop today in Ohio. Looked like it was part of a drag racing team for shows.
This is pretty awesome!
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Old 08-15-2017, 09:30 AM   #2972
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Saw this in what was once an RV Park in Saratoga, Wyoming this morning while out for a walk. Reminds me of the Long Long Trailer. They made some huge travel trailer's back then. Looks like it would way a lot.

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Old 08-15-2017, 09:51 AM   #2973
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Saw this in what was once an RV Park in Saratoga, Wyoming this morning while out for a walk. Reminds me of the Long Long Trailer. They made some huge travel trailer's back then. Looks like it would way a lot.

That kind of looks like an old house trailer to me more than an RV type. Pretty cool though, I like seeing the vintage trailers.

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Old 08-15-2017, 11:54 AM   #2974
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This guy was about to unhook without anything to chock the wheels.
I suggested he use “ something” to chock the wheels.
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Old 08-15-2017, 12:02 PM   #2975
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Not at a campground but at the storage lot where we keep our fifth wheel. It’s been a few years since I’ve seen a low profile fifth wheel. This is new to our storage lot so I take it for granted it is still being used.

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We used this until last Oct. Served us well for over 21 years. Only had to take back to the dealer once. Not like the new Shockwave.
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When you’re out on a hike, and your neighbour leaves you his “ chocks”

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And a shoe!
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We used this until last Oct. Served us well for over 21 years. Only had to take back to the dealer once. Not like the new Shockwave.
21 years. I'd say it doesn't owe you anything!
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And a shoe!
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Saw this at Aune Osborne campground in Sault Ste. Marie. He said he hit a turkey. OUCH!
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This was also the result of a turkey collision vs Chevy hood traveling 75mph. I can assure you it makes for a real messy windshield until you empty a full windshield washer container trying to clean it.
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This was also the result of a turkey collision vs 75 mph Chevy hood. I can assure you it makes for a real messy windshield until you empty a full windshield washer container trying to clean it.
Wow. Last month I was rolling down the west side of Wolf Creek pass when a turkey flew right by my windshield. Fortunately, he was a smaller bird, I was only going about 35 and he cleared the windshield by about six inches...
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