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« on: May 11, 2019, 06:08:14 am »

Just issued today, for the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. When you look at the images, keep in mind that what looks kind of tan or ochre online is actually shiny gold in person!
https://www.abc4.com/news/local-news/stamps-capture-moment-in-time-for-150th-anniversary-of-transcontinental-railroad/1992875505
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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2019, 09:37:33 pm »

Just issued today, for the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. When you look at the images, keep in mind that what looks kind of tan or ochre online is actually shiny gold in person!
https://www.abc4.com/news/local-news/stamps-capture-moment-in-time-for-150th-anniversary-of-transcontinental-railroad/1992875505


That actually is "full steam" in more ways than one. I wrote a post on a BBC article about the 150th anniversary here:

http://brassgoggles.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,50386.msg998165.html#new
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2019, 07:45:38 am »

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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2019, 08:17:24 pm »

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The BBC is a mess now.

Highlights of Union Pacific's Transcontinental Railroad Completion Anniversary Celebration


Try this:

WATCH: Thousands gather in Utah for 150th anniversary of railroad


https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/thousands-gather-reclaim-chinese-railroad-workers-place-history-n1004536
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