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Sidewall of my Sn3 pilot model.

Sidewall of my S-scale pilot model



2006 NATIONAL NARROW GAUGE CONVENTION


Lassen Peak

    Cut across the northern tip of California, then up I-5 to home.

convention header.



        WED. August 30, N. Cal., DQ and home.    



    Well, our trip is about over. Little over 700 miles yesterday and we'll match that today. I think the scenic route added about 200 miles but it seemed worth it. We hit Mac's in Susanville which puts us right on track for the Dairy Queen in Myrtle Creek, Oregon, a good old fashion one. They know how to serve ice cream. We have Blizzards that are overflowing with twice the chocolate and goodies you get at the DQ's near us. It's almost worth the extra 200 miles by itself! We hit a little traffic around Portland but it's smooth sailing from there.

oh yeah!

bug spattered plate

    Let's review the trip. We put 4800 miles on the odometer. Gas probably averaged $3.25 a gallon. We got a little over 30 mpg on our 1996 Chevy Lumina. So that's 160 gallons so a little over five hundred bucks.

camp 19

Camp 19.

camp 20

Camp 19.

Utah

Utah.

486

The Silverton Train.

Goose No. 5

RGS Goose No. 5

tradeshow

Our display at the tradeshow.

camp 19

National Belle Mine.

Durango roundhouse

The Durango roundhouse and museum

Cumbres and Toltec RR

Cumbres and Toltec RR

NN 40

Northern Nevada RR museum.

happy camper

And our tents are dry.

   


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