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Mystery Bridge 31: Thacher Truss Railroad Bridge in Waverly, Iowa
A few months ago, the Chronicles did a special on the Thacher truss bridges, designed and patented by Edwin Thacher and first used in 1884 in the state of Iowa. To refresh the readers memory, the Th...
10/15/13 at 5:41 AM Newsflyer 27 May 2013 5/27/13 at 4:12 AM
"The Least of These" Are Great Indeed
Wisdom comes from the strangest places. I have just finished reading my latest novel, The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, which is admittedly a children's book that the Toddler and I enjoyed...
10/3/12 at 2:33 PM
Up the Mountain
I had a decision to make. After the small-town experiences in Henan province, was I going to travel north to sight-see the Longmen Caves? There, centuries ago, Buddhist monks decorated hundreds of cav...
8/11/12 at 7:36 AM A Little China Choo-Choo 7/21/12 at 8:42 AM
One Final Trek: Off to Beijing 6/23/12 at 9:38 AM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio...
2/10/12 at 7:07 AM
Northshore Scenic Railroad
There are so many great train rides to go on. There is the Travel through Time Train Ride, Daily tours to Two Harbors, Shorter tours, Wed-Saturday the Domino's Pizza Train, Elegant Dinner Trains, the ...
8/1/11 at 5:11 PM
Thanks for telling us how to drive, (....)!
It is a site that none of us wanted to see after 2008, the year of the economic collapse. At about this time last year, we were dealing with $4 a gallon gas in a time span between Easter and Labor Day...
4/21/11 at 4:36 PM German Christmas Market Holiday Pics 3: Nuremberg 12/17/10 at 5:31 PM