A Shorter Eagle

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Posted by BaltACD on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:23 AM

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The on-board staff of No. 21, which arrived in San Antonio on Saturday, February 13th, got to experience a lot more of San Antonio than maybe they had expected or wanted.  Thanks to the severe winter storms that swept through Texas, they have been stuck in the Alamo City ever since.  Ah, but good news.  No. 22 is scheduled to resume operations tomorrow morning, February 23rd
 
If a bit a bad weather cancels a train for more than a week, just how critical is it to the nation’s mobility requirements?  If we can do without the Texas Eagle for more than a week, we can do without it period!

If we can do without Texas for more than a week, should we give it back to Mexico? 

Only if Mexico pays for a wall around their new territory!

Canada will pay for it, so they can keep Canadian weather in Canada.

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Posted by Overmod on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:52 AM

BaltACD
Canada will pay for it, so they can keep Canadian weather in Canada.

Texas will pay for it so they can keep Canadian weather nearer Canada.

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Posted by SD70Dude on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:14 PM

We're actually enjoying some warm weather right now, snow's melting outside. 

With that in mind, I'm a bit disappointed that Ted Cruz chose Mexico instead of returning to his home and native land (look it up if you don't remember).  

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Posted by JPS1 on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:04 PM

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........ I'm a bit disappointed that Ted Cruz chose Mexico instead of returning to his home and native land. 

Whenever a crisis strikes, such as what we experienced last week, the best thing the governor could do would be to round up all the politicians, put them on one of the state's airplanes, and fly them to Cancun until it is over. 

All politicians do in a crisis is interfere with those that have the skills to resolve the issue.  And slow down fixing the problem(s). 

The same applies to the President of the United States or any other head of state.  Get out of the way and stay out of the way until the experts that know how to fix the problem(s) signal the all clear. 

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Posted by JPS1 on Saturday, February 27, 2021 9:10 AM

According to the station agent in Temple, TX, the Texas Eagle will be returning to daily status on June 1st.  He did not say the source of his information, but he seemed pretty certain about it.  

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