Sidewinder: 1890

San Luis Potosi, Mexico, circa 1890s. “Tamasopo River Canyon.” Dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson, Detroit Publishing Co.

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I had a couple of reasons for including this photo. One of course is that it’s an interesting photo in itself. The other was that my On30 layout has some track running close to the edge like this train is doing .. so this is then also for reference.

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Retired from the Army in 2006. Served during Vietnam - 1969-1972 as as 72B - Communications Center Specialist (Teletype Operator). Got out .. and went back in 1987 as a 19K - Armor Vehicle Crewman - (M1/M1A1 tanker) getting out in Korea in 1999. Went into the Reserves .. got mobilized in 2001 .. stayed active until my retirement with 20 years in 2006.

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