Monthly Archives: June 2018

SMALL LITTLE PIKE–INSPIRING A SMALLER ONE!

Narragansett Pier’s

Railroad inspired me years…

On my layout resides

A Peacedale besides,

And a salt trestle too is there!

–Jonathan caswell

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This letter was written by Rowland (“Rowlie”) Hazard (1829-1898) of South Kingston, Washington county, Rhode Island (Peace Dale P. O.). Rowlie was the son of the highly successful textile manufacturer, Rowland Gibson Hazard (1801-1888) who with his brother, Isaac, took over the business in 1819. That cotton production was essential to his textile business and […]

via 1853: Rowland Hazard to Margaret Anna Rood — Spared & Shared 15

Off the beaten path, again

I VISITED HERE ONCE—LONG AFTER THE VULCAN WENT TO DAVISVILLE, RI!

Blogging the Railroad Tunnels

We were coming into Burnsville NC on 221, when my buddy spotted these off the side of the road, sitting with several junked school buses and trailers.  I did a fast u-ey so we could stop and get pix.  I think, maybe, possibly, the red one, an industrial locomotive, is an old GE diesel.  The yellow one, which features an automobile engine, looks maybe locally adapted from another unit.  I couldn’t find a citation for “N.P. R.R.” nor for the “B. (W?). R. R.” that’s in faded, fancy lettering on the hood of the yellow one.  Bless ’em.  They probably worked hard in their day.
n.b. in reference to the comments below, this article on Wiki

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Caged Tiger

HOW COULD i HAVE MISSED REBLOGGING THIS?

Demi Monde

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Outfit: Gold silk minidress with spotted skirt attached to black ‘cage’ bodice.

Shoes: Black grosgrain heels.

Hair: Beachy waves pinned back with a pair of lemon diamante clips.

Accessories: Black opaque hosiery, gold costume demi-parure consisting of drop rose earrings and matching bracelet.

Perfume: Bottega Veneta ‘Bottega Veneta’.

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Off the Grid

OOH LA-LA—IS THE GRID–IRONED? A WHOLE BUNCH OF FASHION BLOGGERS ARE GOING WILD AT THIS POINT…WITH ENVY?

Demi Monde

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Outfit: Wayne Cooper halterneck dress with black and white grid patterned trim and pleated skirt.

Shoes: Black and white ‘spectator’ heels with grosgrain ribbon ties.

Hair: Ballerina bun trimmed with a bow of black and white grosgrain ribbon.

Accessories: Nude hosiery, vintage sterling silver drop double pearl screw on earrings, freshwater pearl bracelet.

Perfume: Dior ‘J’Adore’.

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