‘I See Trains’

John Cowgill: Stories of the Railroad

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Do you see the trains?  Maybe you cannot see the trains because you are in a spot where you cannot see them.  If you could only get out to your favorite train watching spot and get a great seat to watch them.  You sit on your beach chair.  The trains come.  You count the cars.  You see the passenger trains, commuter trains, freight trains and excursions trains.  You see long trains and short trains.  Or, you can go see the model trains.  You stand back and watch the trains as they go around and around and around.  You take a walk to your town or city park, and you see the old locomotive or the old caboose enshrined as a gift to your community for everyone to see.  You want to climb on, but there are chains preventing you from doing so.  Besides, it may not be safe to climb…

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2 thoughts on “‘I See Trains’

  1. We’ve always been fascinated with trains ever since I was a child. Getting a wave from the engineer or the guy in the caboose was always a special treat. Still enjoy waiting for a train to pass.

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