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Re: PC: those care free 70's and the future

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. 
>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??

Christian Axsiom
Geography Department
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Syracuse University
048 Eggers Hall
Syracuse, NY  13244
(315) 443-9025

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