Friday, May 18, 2012
~Retiring a locomotive driver wheel in the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railway locomotive shops, Shopton, near Fort Madison, Iowa. The tire is heated by means of gas until it can be slipped over the wheel. Contraction on cooling will hold it firmly in place. Santa Fe R.R.
1943 March ~ Library of Congress pics
What a cool picture! It tugs at my artistic side...I adore working with/shaping metal. Unfortunately, circumstances as they are, I don't get to play as I'd like.
A Day in the Life of Serena
Song of the Day: So What! by Pink
Currently Reading: In a Storm of Scandal by Kim Lawrence
Currently Writing: Plotting werewolf series. Tyr & Ela's story. Editing: The Submission
Quote of the Day: Some people say, “Never let them see you cry.” I say, if you’re so mad you could just cry, then cry. It terrifies everyone.
The author of Bossypants was born on this day in 1970.
~Ha! Too true.~