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Awesome ! Thought i would pin this fab photo on this board, to remind us all how much times have changed. Working on the railroad....to fighter jet pilot....

Fourth of July Celebration, Jet Fighter Planes passing over a vintage train,

This major transportation change has nothing to do with driverless cars - When I learned to drive, cars were pretty easy to understand: they ran on gas, which was fairly cheap, and they had radios.  Other transportation options were limited to boats, buses, trains, planes, and motorcycles. If you lived in a big city, you got around using mass transit and your feet.  Fast forward a few decades and the types of transportation are essentially the same, but the automobile has been radically…

This major transportation change has nothing to do with driverless cars

This major transportation change has nothing to do with driverless cars - When I learned to drive, cars were pretty easy to understand: they ran on gas, which was fairly cheap, and they had radios. Other transportation options were limited to boats, buses, trains, planes, and motorcycles. If you lived in a big city, you got around using mass transit and your feet. Fast forward a few decades and the types of transportation are essentially the same, but the automobile has been radically…

Speed Boat -  L.N.E.R. Poster, Tom Purvis

East coast posters LNER, Vintage beach poster by Tom purvis www.it/en : olive oil cosmetics .

Maggie's "Streamlined Train"- The Streamliner, originally termed for its smooth and sleek shape, provided high-speed travel with low-air resistance in the 1930s to 1950s. The term was later used for reference to Streamline Moderne, a modern architectural design style utilized for cars, trucks, boats, and houses. *Click on the link to learn more!

Baltimore and Ohio Royal Blue (Washington DC-Jersey City NJ--ferry and bus to New York City).

Elon Musk is selling the hyperloop as “a fifth mode after planes, trains, cars and boats.” But is it really that different?

Promise and Perils of Hyperloop and Other High-Speed Trains

elon musk reveals plans for hyperloop by tesla--a solar-powered train taking passengers from los angeles to san francisco at the speed of sound.

Trains and boats & planes by suzette

Moving train, sun shining onto a train station.all on a slow shutter speed. Beautiful (Passage of time idea)

Denver Colorado Hotel and Things to Do in Denver, Colorado

Denver Colorado Hotel and Things to Do in Denver, Colorado

The Rio Grande Zephyr - America’s last privately operated passenger train - at Denver’s Union Station in its final year of operation.

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