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"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Songs of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding metaphors and journalism and art, for readers in 150 countries.
This conductor stands in front of the green caboose.
If you take a little time to stroll through the Oklahoma Railway Museum in northeast Oklahoma City, you'll find five cabooses, plus locomotives, passenger cars, freight cars and lots of other neat stuff to look at. And it's free. Check the web site for information. Says one volunteer--"They all have stories to tell." www.oklahomarailwaymuseum.org