Veterans Day – 2016

Veterans

Thank you to all who have served and are currently serving this great country.  The image below is special to me, it’s one of my grandpa(far right) taken in 1915 during World War I.  It’s one of just a small handful of images I have of him.

 

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Golden Spike National Historic Site

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During the holidays I was able to take some time to go visit the Golden Spike National Historic Site.  It’s about an hour drive from my house and is located in the middle of nowhere Utah.  It was a cold, cloudy & snowy day but well worth the time to make the trip out there.  I won’t get into detail what the place is but it’s where the Central Pacific Railroad met up with the Union Pacific Railroad  in 1869 to complete the first trans continental railroad across the United States.  The conductor would drive the train down the tracks then back again to give the spectators a show.  I was able to capture some audio of the train as it went down the line and then returned.

 

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