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Rails and Ties 2007

  Warner Brothers The Fillmore and Western Railway (FWRY) in Ventura County, California has starred in hundreds of motion pictures and television ads. Just one of the movies filmed here is 2007’s Rails and Ties starring Kevin Bacon. The movie … Continue reading

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Thunder 1929

This long lost, silent picture has a family connection. Starring Lon Chaney (The Man of a Thousand Faces), it was filmed on the Chicago & North Western Railroad near Green Bay, Wisconsin.  My namesake Great-Grandfather, Lindsay “Len” Pruner was a C&NW trainmaster and … Continue reading

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