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    Mail Call! Railway Post Office, commonly abbreviated as RPO has rolled in!

    Received a package from a longtime friend out east(South Jersey). An AF 0-6-0 locomotive & tender, as well as some box cars, that belonged to his father. His dad had a room-sized layout in what I imagine was originally a dining room, as it was right off of the kitchen & living room. The Dr...
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    Running Bear’s October 2020 Coffee Shop

    Willie- NFL, for stat purposes, consider a tie as 1/2 win & 1/2 loss. So 1.5 / 5 = 30%.
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    Running Bear’s October 2020 Coffee Shop

    Afternoon gang. Just checking in on my lunch break. Working all weekend, because I traded shifts with a coworker. She was looking to get someone to work for her tomorrow, so she picked up next Saturday. Which means I get a 3-day weekend for my birthday.
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    Walthers Motor Hotel

    Jim- Hechingers? Wow, that has been around for quite a while. That dates back to the era of Rickels, Channel, Builders Square & Grossmans.
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    Guy- didja have to leave the door to the blast chiller open this early? Our forecasted temp for Friday morning....
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    Greg(MF)- stay safe & away from your bride. Your compromised immune system doesn’t need any added challenges thrown your way. Curt, Willie, Lee & Alan- nice pics/updates TomO- happy anniversary. We’re not every 1/4 of the way. Joe- keeping Norton busy, I see. Troy- layout is coming along nicely...
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    Patrick- when we were in high school, one of our league rival’s back athletic fields butted up against the Mobil refinery(now owned by Valero). Mobil was so heavily invested in Paulsboro, that the cover on the marching band’s sousaphone had the Mobil Pegasus on it.
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    Yeah, we’re already getting people placing orders for Christmas gifts. Trying to stay ahead of backorders on the popular items, I guess.
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    Good Morning fellas. Flo- I’ll take a cuppa black, a few scrambled cluck bullets, rye toast & s side of scrapple, PATY. Hoping to get some work in the train room today. Maybe finish stripping that last section, get it ready to lay down some foam.
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    or .... Sure Wish I Finished Training :D 😂 😂
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    Sherrell- you could always do what I do & celebrate your birth month. BTW, you have only 12+ days to prepare for the celebration 🎉 🍾 😄 😄
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    Joe- When I was in lower elementary grades, I took PATCO to/from Lindenwold to Haddonfield.
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    Running Bear's September 2020 Coffee Shop

    Joe- I seem to recall Dec-May coastal storms being referred to as Nor’easters, regardless of wind direction or direction of the storm track.
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    Should you tell your wife......?

    Wish I was married for 37 years, but she’s not even that old, so there’s that. 😂 😂




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