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Saw these two pictures that were added on the same day at the same location but were taken 30 years apart. Amazing how things change and we never pay much attention while it is happening until you see a picture of days gone by....a lot of things different in this 30 year span and both pictures are taken almost at the same spot and angle. How many differences can you find? Reply to this post with your observations and or add other similar photo's such as this.

Image © Doug Ellison
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Image © 3-Step Protection Photography
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Image © Jacob Galvin
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Photograph © Jacob Galvin


Here is the Google map pin drop as well.
https://www.google.com/maps/place/42....4854843?hl=en

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Old 01-07-2021, 04:31 PM   #2
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Then.......
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Now......
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With caption - for your prorated 30 day viewing pleasure...
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Image © Charles Knox Freericks (estate)
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With caption - for your prorated 30 day viewing pleasure...
https://www.railpictures.net/viewrej...95&key=2031679

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My dad was 11 1/2 when he took that photo (around the corner from his home).
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Leaving Montreal West station in 1959 and 2015:

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Last weekend, I shot Iowa Northern's "south job" (CRWA) at Edgewood Rd. in Cedar Rapids, IA. Forwarded the photo to an old friend of mine, who sent back this image from the early 1900's. He's not confident, but believes it's a William Baylis image. Perhaps someone one here will know for sure.

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Old 02-12-2021, 05:47 PM   #8
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The good old days of a narrow-gauge line in East Germany, 1979:

Image © J Neu, Berlin
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The track & bridge were completely washed away in a catastrophic flood in 2002. Six years later, the line was rebuilt to a higher standard. This is how the same spot looked in 2012:

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...and in 2018:

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Then.....

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I posted this way back on Trainorders.com:



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Saw these two pictures that were added on the same day at the same location but were taken 30 years apart. Amazing how things change and we never pay much attention while it is happening until you see a picture of days gone by....a lot of things different in this 30 year span and both pictures are taken almost at the same spot and angle. How many differences can you find? Reply to this post with your observations and or add other similar photo's such as this.

Image © Doug Ellison
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Image © 3-Step Protection Photography
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Image © Jacob Galvin
PhotoID: 767524
Photograph © Jacob Galvin


Here is the Google map pin drop as well.
https://www.google.com/maps/place/42....4854843?hl=en
Apparently they brought in some fill and made the grade steeper when NS took over!
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