Fred Frailey Blog
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    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    Jim Justice, you need to meet Randy Parten and Ed Ellis. Parten is the rich Texas oil man who, in the late 1980s, assembled 50 passenger cars for luxury trains to move vacationers from the Denver airport to the resort town of Aspen, Colo. Parten made...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    Almost five weeks ago, I wrote of the deplorable condition of the street leading to the front of Washington Union Station that makes cars rock up and down like rowboats in stormy seas (see “Worst Ride on Amtrak,” Aug. 6). I ended that...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    Movies have unexpected effects on me. Cathie drags me kicking and screaming to see Midnight in Paris , she saying it is a “romantic comedy where two people fall in love.” Okay, a chick flick. Not until the opening credits do I realize it’s...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Fred Frailey
    I’m just back to Cheyenne tonight from a visit I have come to enjoy: A trip to the Ames Monument. Most of you are probably asking, “What’s the Ames Monument?” Brothers Oakes and Oliver Ames were seminal figures in the early...

September, 2011