I got to ride on a turntable!

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Ralph, Jun 16, 2005.

  1. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Im taking the last three days of this week off so yesterday I decided to finally visit the Minnesota Transportation Museum's Jackson St. Roundhouse site in St. Paul where they have displays in the old roundhouse, along with several pieces of equipment including the Great Northern SD45 "Hustle Muscle" that was the first of its kind from EMD. Best of all, while outside looking at the turntable one of the volunteers asked if I'd like to walk on and take a spin. Not a fast ride but fun to say I've been on one!
    Here's a link to the museums....

    http://www.mtmuseum.org/

    Ralph
  2. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    That's cool Ralph. Sounds like you had a good time.
  3. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    :thumb: Hi Ralph you are now a member of the Turntable riding group :thumb:

    We did it at the T/O yards 2 years ago. :D :D :D :D :D
  4. petepuma

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    I am soooo jealous!!! What a blast!:D :D :D
  5. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Sounds like fun Ralph
  6. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Fantastic Ralph!!! Did you get any photos?

    Val
  7. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    How cool is that! :thumb: ...'cept maybe in the cab of that SD-45. :D
  8. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

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    That is most certainly a "getting there is half the fun"!!!
    Coolness for you.