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Old 04-05-2010, 08:34 AM
 
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Default Scenic Loop Trains

We pass by some old trains off of Scenic Loop everyday, my boys just love them, does anyone know why they are there, who owns them and if we could get a closer look?
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Old 04-05-2010, 08:38 AM
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I just saw those yesterday too! I was shocked and so excited to see them. I am going back up there to drive past and take some pics today.
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Old 04-05-2010, 08:45 AM
 
Location: New Braunfels, TX
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Not sure just where on Scenic Loop, but if it's in the Grey Forest area, stop by the City Hall and ask around - can't hurt!
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Old 04-05-2010, 12:41 PM
 
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Yeah, those are the ones in Grey Forest...two passenger cars and a caboose. We go by them all the time, and every time I think of what a great restaurant they would make! However, it appears the have not been kept in operating condition...

Cheers! M2
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Old 04-05-2010, 01:11 PM
 
Location: New Braunfels, TX
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Well then - just go into City Hall and ask 'em - they'll likely know who owns 'em, and whether they'll let folks in for a closer look.
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Old 04-05-2010, 01:53 PM
 
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Hope this isn't to off topic, because I don't know where those trains are. But a friend of mine just had her sons birthday party at TTM site and said it was a lot of fun for those who have kids that love trains. Includes a train ride on the weekend!
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Old 04-05-2010, 01:57 PM
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Old 04-05-2010, 02:39 PM
 
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Very cool photos! I'm definately going to have to drive by one weekend.

I've noticed that on the tracks along I-35 just south of Walzem, that there are a few "abandoned" train cars also.
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:37 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Whoops, I guess my memory isn't as good as I thought! Make that two cabooses and one coach car!

Ain't it amazing how you can see something so many times and still confuse it in your mind?!?
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Old 04-06-2010, 04:00 AM
 
Location: TX Hill Country-Helotes, Pipe Creek/Lake Hills & San Antonio, TX
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I've passed by there many times myself, and cannot remember the exact count caboose/coach car. Through the years, I have also been curious about the story involving the train cars on Scenic Loop Road. How interesting to have a mini-collection of train cars on personal property.

Also, mentioned in this website, photos taken by a Texas photographer.

http://www.texasescapes.com/SouthTex...rest-Texas.htm

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