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Old November 26th, 2005, 03:54 PM   #1
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So the Polar Express Rolls past my front yard today...

So I ran out and take pictures... This is the train the movie was modeled after, Apparently they take people from Owosso to Chesaning (the Saginaw fairgrouds) a few times a day, I see it 2-3 times per day now...

I saw it first yesterday and started asking around... I htink it is cool as hell











Video of the train

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...layable%3Atrue

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Old November 26th, 2005, 04:00 PM   #2
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wow that things really cool. I have always loved big machinery, and the old steam locomotives are high on my list.
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Old November 26th, 2005, 04:06 PM   #3
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notice the numbers on it... Christmas day
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Old November 26th, 2005, 05:02 PM   #4
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Old November 26th, 2005, 05:57 PM   #5
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That was cool. Was it scheduled to come by, does it do that often? I would like to see it. Where can I find the scheduled route?

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Old November 26th, 2005, 06:03 PM   #6
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You can tell it doesn't go through Flint, it doesn't have custom artwork all over the sides
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Old November 26th, 2005, 06:11 PM   #7
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That was cool. Was it scheduled to come by, does it do that often? I would like to see it. Where can I find the scheduled route?

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I live in Owosso, I know that it is doing weekends until christmas, it comes by at like 10:30 am and it makes 3 trips that i have seen, then dragged backward 3 times... I do not know where to find the schedule yet, though your welcome to come on over and check it out... the rr crossing it right across the street from me where i took those pics.

It travels from Owosso to the Saginaw Cty. Fairgrounds. for the santas workshop thing up there i guess
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Old November 26th, 2005, 06:55 PM   #8
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we got the movie for T-day and we all watched it. it would be cool to take the grandkids for a ride on that thing. very sweet!:miff: :miff:
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Old November 26th, 2005, 07:42 PM   #9
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Very cool.
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Old November 26th, 2005, 09:16 PM   #10
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Heh, yup, my Buddy is in the railroad club that works on that thing. He had a really nice pic of it at his cube at Chrysler.
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Old November 26th, 2005, 09:20 PM   #11
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They keep it in Owosso at the Tuscola & Saginaw Bay rail yard. They have a small store at the restoration club and they allow you to get up in the cab and check it over.
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Old November 27th, 2005, 12:26 AM   #12
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Old November 27th, 2005, 01:51 AM   #13
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Old November 27th, 2005, 06:28 AM   #14
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very kewl
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Old November 27th, 2005, 08:48 AM   #15
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Id pull that train

watched the movie with the Grand kids a couple nights ago , pretty intertaining . They mention Michigan as does a lot of movies these days .:gman:
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Old November 27th, 2005, 07:15 PM   #16
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Kewl Pics Jake, my kids like them. They don't know it, but they are getting the DVD for Xmas. I'm looking forward to watching it.
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Old November 27th, 2005, 08:03 PM   #17
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Well we watched the movie last night and tonight again. Great kids movie and yes I enjoyed it too!:bdr:
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Old November 27th, 2005, 08:25 PM   #18
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I have a 15 second vid of it parking in front of my house from today, blowing the whistle and all
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