Western Railway Museum Trains pt 2


The second train ride we had  was an example of the interurban rail system. Again this was also electric. I always thought that the telephone poles you see next to the train tracks were  the remnants of the telegraph lines, but it turns out that some of them were electric lines to power the trains. The interurban train got it start when…

Western Railway Museum Trains Pt 1


This last weekend I was visited by  my grand daughter and since she has never been on a train ride,  we took her to the Western Railway Museum  off of  Highway 12 in Suisun City, Ca. It was quite the experience. I have been on steam trains and diesel, but this is the first for historical electric trains. Most of us…

Politicians Say The Dumbest Things


Last night we had the presidential debate.   I am not fond of Politicians,yet, I did watch it all. There are no winners in these things.  In this particular election it seems to be pretty juvenile and petty, with lots of name calling, maintaining positions even if they are wrong, lying through their teeth and of course the ol’ “you…



Every morning starts with coffee. Or should it be said that no morning starts unless there is coffee.  Many of us are unable to function without the jumpstart caffeine gives us. In fact, caffeine is the number one sold legal drug in the world. Whether you drink coffee, soda, tea or energy drinks chances are you play a part in the 120000 tons of caffeine consumed each year….