Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Foreign Relations Boil Down to Two Things: Talking With People or Killing Them." -- Unknown

"Mobs Do Not Storm the Capitol to Do Good Deeds." -- not James Lee Burke

"Colt .45s; putting bad guys underground since 1873." -- Unknown

"Stay Strapped or Get Clapped." -- probably not Mr. Rogers

"Let’s eat all of these people!” — Venom

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, February 12, 2021

Because It's Friday

A WWI trench locomotive:



As I've mentioned before, steam locomotives were not favored for use on the light-gauge railways that supplied the Western Front. German observers in balloons would spot the plumes of steam and smoke and then call down artillery fire. So gasoline locomotives were quickly pressed into use.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

that's pretty slick, I live in Davenport Iowa and dont think theres any historical site commemorating this business.