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 Posted: Fri Nov 15th, 2013 04:44 pm
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W C Greene



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OK, here's what MAY be an urban legend...way back when, out west in Wyoming or some other place, a railroad was built with wooden rails. Now, the builders thought that rawhide would last almost as long as steel and was cheap...just kill some buffalos...so they attached rawhide strips to the tops of the rails. This railroad got the name "Rawhide Central". Apparently the "experiment" ended when it became known that coyotes loved to chew the rawhide strips and that screwed up the line. Whether this is true or not, it COULD be a neat idea for a model...now, who makes scale model coyotes?
What does this have to do with Alberta Railways? Who knows but you know how threads kinda get sideways around here from time to time (almost always).

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