Delicate pink and blue flowers a dew drenched early in the morning.
A bouquet of Blue Bells show how delicate and soft pastel they are.
Looking north with pools of water
This would be a high cost bear den based on location, location, location.
|A John Deere 9610 Combine load the Peterbuilt grain truck.|
|Two john Deere 6622 combines work the field.|
|A Kenworth grain truck receives wheat from the John Deere 6622 to be taken to the grain elevator for transport to market.|
|Shays pulling a freight and logs down the tracks from Cass Railway Station.|
|Pressure vales pops with a plum of steam at Cass Railway Station.|
|Reflections in the head lamp of Shay #5 at Cass RR.|
|Shay #5, #11 and #6 belching smoke as they leave Cass Station at full throttle.|
|Three Shays at the Cass Station.|
|The log training leaving the Cass Statation.|
What makes steam? Burning coal and it doesn't get into the firebox by itself. Back breaking shoveling by the fireman does.
There are a lot of wrist turning on any machinery and a steam engine is no different. These hang off of the cab for easy easy acees by the crew.
These knuckle couplers are what keep the whole train together. Massive iron pieces.
|Shay #4 and #5 are receiving coal which is a daily if not twice activity.|
|Shay #11 is having is running gear steam cleaned.|
|Shay #11 is in the shop yard being clean front to back.|
Charleston has detail where ever you look - here is an interesting nautical knocker
She's a cutie but does not have much to say...
Another obvious architectual detail is the use of iron work through out the city. They even use it to inlay wooden doors.