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James Baughn

Chasing the steam train (Part 2)

Posted Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at 7:58 AM


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  • It is a shame that you missed the Thebes bridge crossing. Perhaps a reader can provide photos.

    -- Posted by hoopsguru on Tue, Jun 7, 2011, at 2:21 PM
  • hoopsguru: Yes, I was bummed I couldn't beat the train to Thebes. I was surprised at how fast the locomotive was going south of Ware, and how much traffic was on Highway 3. The only photos I've been able to find so far are on this page:


    It looks like the sun was at a bad angle when the train crossed at Thebes. To get really good shots, you've got to be on the south side of the bridge, but that's only practical when the river stage is low enough.

    -- Posted by James Baughn on Tue, Jun 7, 2011, at 2:59 PM