"once upon a time.."

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  1. Virginian

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    Once upon a time...
  2. Dave Flinn

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    three railfans went to visit...
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    .. Cranberry grade, on the WV/MD border...

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    not too far from..
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    ...a bridge over a deep chasm called ...
  6. Virginian

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    'The Lost Brakeman's gorge'
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    The "Gorge" was interesting not only for the legend of "The Lost Brakeman" but in the fact that it was.......
  8. wt&c

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    bridge shared by the RF&P, The B&O and the OR&E (ancestor of A&A Co.)

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    ...... and being from their ancestral age, built the bridge out of...........
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    timbers and toothpicks...
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    Popcicle sticks, coffee stirs, & in later years was reinforced with....
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    ....papercl
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    ..... strings and ceiling wax and other fancy stuff.... So Puff the Magic Loco...
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    ...who lived by the Gorge, decided to take a little trip, across the bridge and around the hills & dales all the way to...........
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    .... all bound for Moo Moo Land... Moo Moo Land... They're justified and their ancient. and they like to roam the land..... (KLF and Tammy Winette, Last Train to Trans-Central for the reference!) TOOT TOOT..
    They're justified and they're ancient and they ......
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    movin' down the line...
  17. Virginian

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    a-switchin' and a swayin' up and back and down and around 'til, low and behold he...
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    saw, right there, sittin' on the main line was a...
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    .... damsel in distress, tied to the track. "My gosh" she screamed. "It's a....
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    OR&E 2-6-0T!!!

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