Railroad Velocipede (Speeder)

Riding the rails in a Speeder at Kualt, B.C.



Note the spike hammer on the velocipede
Railroad Velocipede Speeder near Salmon Arm, B.C.

The Carlin House (in the background, past the fir tree) still stands on the highway
today, and is known as the Trickle Inn at 5290 Trans Canada Highway, Tappen.

Kualt, on Shuswap Lake, 12 km north of Salmon Arm, B.C., was an early
sawmill settlement and CPR station that disappeared by WWI


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I'm proud to be a railway modeler. - Rod Stewart

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted. - Mae West

Where does the white go when the snow melts? - Hugh Kieffer

The New Year begins in a snow-storm of white vows. - George William Curtis

My train of thought derailed. There were no survivors. - Unknown

Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train. - Charles Barkley

So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings. - JRR Tolkien

She walked across the ballroom as if she were trudging through deep snow. - Noel Coward

If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can't they fly in space? - Valentina Tereshkova

The light you see at the end of the tunnel is the front of an oncoming train. - David Lee Roth

A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately. - Eleanor R. Belmont

The only way of catching a train I ever discovered is to miss the train before. - G K Chesterton

There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train! - Mariah Carey

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. - William Shakespeare

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow. - Jeff Valdez

When my friends and I played cowboys and Indians, I was always the Chinese railroad worker. - Robin Williams

If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

There's one good thing about snow: it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbor's. - Clyde Moore

I have to tell them that last night was a shameful train wreck filled with blind cuddly puppies. - Charlie Sheen

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. - Oscar Wilde

Just 'cause there's snow in the basement don't mean there ain't no fire in the roof! - Archie Bunker

The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love. - Margaret Atwood

When walking, you see things that you miss in a motor car or on the train. You give your mind space to ponder. - Tom Hodgkinson

I'm grateful that I never was that senior athlete who realized she'd done nothing but train all her life. - Clara Hughes

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

If a train is coming at you, closing your eyes won't save you... but if you look right at it, you at least have a chance to jump. - Andrew Vachss

A helping word to one in trouble is often like a switch in a railroad track ... an inch between a wreck and smooth, rolling prosperity. - Henry Ward Beecher

A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad. - Theodore Roosevelt

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. - Corrie Ten Boom

Do not train boys to learning by force and harshness, but lead them by what amuses them, so that they may better discover the bent of their minds. - Plato


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