Night ride to Valparaiso

A fast ride out of Chicago on a PRR open-platform observation car
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One day in 1940 or ’41, I was in my Chicago apartment trying to make up my mind about whether to run down to Richmond, Ind., my hometown, for the weekend. The phone rang. “Hey, Throttlenose!” It was Howard Fogg, my railfan buddy fr...

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