Just in time for Halloween

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Posted by SD70Dude on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:24 PM

Cadbury used to use the students at Roald Dahl's boarding school (Repton) as test subjects for new products. 

It's where he started thinking of the story that became 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'.

Greetings from Alberta

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Posted by Overmod on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:15 PM

By George, it's the Kansas of Blighty!

Wonder how sophisticated the calculation to determine the 'effective center of the country' was?  There's sure to be an intellectual discussion of it somewhere.

I rather enjoyed the discussion of marketing on pp. 31-40.

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Posted by Miningman on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 7:37 PM

Betcha it smelled great around there! Talk about a fantasyland! 

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Posted by Firelock76 on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 7:25 PM

Wow, that was some spread!  Looks like a GM factory!

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Posted by Miningman on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 6:56 PM

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Posted by Firelock76 on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 5:36 PM

Miningman

Good film, have not seen it before. 

Meanwhile back to chocolat, this time in colour.

  

 

Vince, you just reduced Lady Firestorm to tears!  One of the things she always looked forward to during a trip to Newfoundland were REAL English Cadburys!

For a while there was a British import food shop in Ridgewood NJ where she could indulge herself, but it's gone now.

The Cadburys available here in the US are good, but just not the same.

Me? I'm in mourning for the late, lamented "MilkShake" candy bars.  It's at this time of year I miss 'em the most. Crying

And dang, I'd love to have that great-looking locomotive!

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Posted by Trinity River Bottoms Boomer on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 5:13 PM

BOO!

Thank goodness, the Free Press, still rules at Kalmbach.  If you submit anything that doesn't qualify to fit the Classic Trains forum it won't be approved to be read and that's that!  The only thing you loose is the time spent writing it.

Before you go do your Trick or Treat thing, be sure and check out The Way it Was above the Classic Trains Photo of the Day.  The set of Black and Orange New Haven FAs is quite fitting for today!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

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Posted by NDG on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 4:06 PM

Miningman

Buffalo Grand Terminal would be better. 

Looking down from the taxi ranks to the old train lines where at its peak, 200 trains ran daily.

Looking down from the taxi ranks to the old train lines where at its peak, 200 trains ran daily. LUKE SPENCER

 

 

Was inside here in the Central days, Albany, too.
 
Don't want to go back.
 

Thank You.

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Posted by Miningman on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 11:32 AM

Good film, have not seen it before. 

Meanwhile back to chocolat, this time in colour.

  

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Posted by Jones1945 on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:44 AM

Overmod

I see nothing in Brian's 'revised standard version' of applicable TOS that would preclude rail-related ghost stories.  There were certainly more than a few over the years in Railroad Magazine alone, which makes those historical for discussions here now...

Cool. Let's start with this movie "ESCAPE FROM LIMBO" by Pennsy. I think it fits the theme of Halloween. Devil

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Posted by Miningman on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:30 AM

Buffalo Grand Terminal would be better. 

Looking down from the taxi ranks to the old train lines where at its peak, 200 trains ran daily.

Looking down from the taxi ranks to the old train lines where at its peak, 200 trains ran daily. LUKE SPENCER

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Posted by Overmod on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 6:51 AM

Jones1945
Wish I can read some ghost stories related to the railroad here. But I am afraid it is against the forum rule #2.

I see nothing in Brian's 'revised standard version' of applicable TOS that would preclude rail-related ghost stories.  There were certainly more than a few over the years in Railroad Magazine alone, which makes those historical for discussions here now...

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Posted by Jones1945 on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 12:37 AM

love their old Creme Egg, sweet and cheap.

Wish I can read some ghost stories related to the railroad here. But I am afraid it is against the forum rule #2. Wilted Flower

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Just in time for Halloween
Posted by Miningman on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 11:44 PM

Need to shell out? Nothing beats Cadburys.

 

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