Re: a number of freight cars in this 1947 view taken on the Alton


Ken Vandevoort
 

First thing I thought of when I saw the photo was the clubhouse my cousins and I built on family land next to the Rock Island's Keokuk & Des Moines Division in Pella, Iowa.  We called it Railroad Club and we were out there to wave at all trains.  We even made a flagpole and had our own flag.  I then saw Michael's comment and realized someone else saw the same thing in that photo.  I miss the 50's.

Ken Vandevoort

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