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    Default A collection of old film clips from the 30's to the 40's

    I stumbled across this a short while ago. Someone on a Rock Island FB page was asking about if anyone had any info
    on the Case tractors/equipment that was being produced in the Burlington, IA plant in the early 70s?

    Someone posted this little 30 minute gem!
    It starts out with B/W footage and about half way through turns to color!

    it's an All Star cast of roads, NP, GN, MILW, Q, CNW, UP, RI (yum) but there are even shots of NH, SOU, Seaboard, ACL and then some tourist line from what looks like the 50's??
    @moose13 I would suggest you put on some Moose diapers cause I think you may pee yourself several times!
    Most know that I'm not a steam fan, but I was glued to this video! Wow!

    This is not on FaceBook it's a YouTube link.

    Njoy


    https://youtu.be/nYixSTguWsQ
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    @Allen H. Thanks for posting Allen!

    Hmmm, Moose never seen a side-braced caboose before (24:30) - weird!

    And Moose no wanna talk about that guy's mustache! (19:40)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moose2013 View Post
    @Allen H. Thanks for posting Allen!

    Hmmm, Moose never seen a side-braced caboose before (24:30) - weird!
    Sure, thought you'd get a kick out that, especially with the GN steam.
    You mean an Outside braced caboose?


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    And Moose no wanna talk about that guy's mustache! (19:40)
    Yeah, not too mention he looks a little too happy as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen H. View Post
    You mean an Outside braced caboose?
    Ummm, yeah. Moose meant Outside braced caboose...
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    Rock had a good number of them.


    One of my favorites, it lasted till the end.



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    Another good you tube poster is “speed graphic film” for oldies.

    Sorry for the bad typing, i camt see the keyboard is covering the frame

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    There's one of those Rock island OS braced cabeese in Colorado Springs just rotting away. wish I could give it a good home.
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    Nice!

    Periscope Films has a whole channel of vintage stuff.
    I posted the Youtube channel in the links section a few years back.

    https://www.youtube.com/user/PeriscopeFilm/playlists
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