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May 26, 2003

Steam-Up

Engine No. 8 at the Railroad Museum

The V&T may be running on diesel this weekend, but the State Railroad Museum had their steam engine out and hopping for Memorial Day. It’s not quite as thrilling; at the museum their track just runs around and around in a big circle. But, the kids don’t care. It’s a train. They don’t care where it goes. Keirra took a little convincing, though. The big train was “bugging” her. She wanted to see the little trains. I had to tell her: ain’t no little trains here, sister. They’re all big.

She warmed up to it, though. And having her friend Sara along for the ride made everything better. I still don’t see a career as an engineer in her future, though.

Scott, Viola, Keirra, and Sara.