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I'm a librarian running a railroad history and train modeling class for 4th-8th grade students, and I thought you might enjoy hearing that we were able to get some great use out of your train links list. We were even able to use some of this information for our most recent group project. Thanks so much for sharing! One of our youngest, Avery has also asked me if I could share the article where he initially became interested in the history of trains with you,
4x64.gif (61 bytes) Brief history of New York City transportation

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indent If you would like to talk or share ideas, drop me a note at tom@wTrak.org and I’ll reply - usually the same day.

indent A love of trains runs deep in the family - my great-great-great-great-grandfather and George Stephenson are cousins, with my side of the family (James Stephenson) emigrating to South Carolina in 1772. My two boys lived briefly in Bristol, England as children...effectively closing a long, storied migration circle that spanned 225 years.

Robert Stephenson (1723), James Stephenson (1746), Robert Stephenson (1770), John Wesley Stephenson (1812), John Wesley Stephenson (1847),
Edgar Sanders Stephenson (1875), Leroy Perkle Stephenson (1917), Edgar Oran Stephenson (1937), Thomas Douglas Stephenson (1963), and my sons
Andrew Michael Stephenson (1993) & Douglas Gray Stephenson (1995).

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indent Visio files with the track sections used in this standard proposal are available. A file with the contour outlines for the Mountain can also be provided. Email for a link to these files.

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indent Printable versions of the original standard are available here... [updates with new tables and minor corrections are in work]

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