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Re: PC: those care free 70's and the future
- Subject: Re: PC: those care free 70's and the future
- From: Christian Axsiom <rcaxsiom@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 09 Apr 1998 10:27:57 -0400
To the undergrads I teach, I think 26 (my age) is old. But I don't think
35 is old at all. Kelly asks an interesting question. How old are all of us?
At 10:18 PM 4/8/98 -0000, you wrote:
>I agree with Christian Axsiom, the 70's were
>carefree and you gotta love em. I first discovered
>trains, and the Penn Central, in 72-73. The once a
>week freight, on Thursdays, was the highlight
>of my early teens. One day, other then a Thursday,
>I heard the air horns across town and after some
>fast talking, my father,brothers and me were in the
>car and in pursuit. We caught up with a northbound
>PC work train with a GP-9 and some gons and a
>crane of some sort., which we followed for a few
>miles. While to my none railfan family this was a
>total bore, to me its a memory I'll always cherish.
>Recently we got our 3 year old son a Lionel set,
>having grown up with TYCO and Lifelike HO as
>a kid, I'd never played with the 0 scale stuff.
>WHAT A BLAST!!!!
>So now when the ol layout in the basement acts
>up, I put er on hold, go up and set up the figure 8
>with the kids, and MODEL RAILROADING IS FUN.
>One question, is 35 young or old in this group??
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