Duane McGuire Blog

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Historic Technology

December 15, 2020
Radio Station KAPA
It's been a long while since I've woken to the sound of Sheb Wooley singing "It was a one-eyed, ...
September 19, 2020
Progress on the MH&D Railroad
It looks like we'll be laying track on the McGuire-Henkel-and-Dunbar railroad next spring. For a ...
April 24, 2019
Just Like Downtown
Dad was someone who was known as a practical man.   He could get things done, and was always ...
February 18, 2019
A first metal lathe project
I work in wood.  But for years I've wanted to get into the machinist's world too.   A few months ...
November 23, 2015
Thoughts on Smoke Stacks
Sometimes I think I was born 70 years too late.  70 years too late to participate first hand in ...
May 28, 2013
New Tech meets Old Tech
I'm a technologist.  And sometimes I have more fun with old technology than new technology.  For ...
December 6, 2011
Pullman Coach 645 - Seattle 1976
While remembering the days with Metro Transit in Seattle, I went looking for a photo of me! The ...
December 4, 2011
Trackless Trolley Coach 643
I somehow got nostalgic this week for my days as a Metro Transit bus driver in Seattle.   Those ...
November 7, 2004
Timber Frame Workshop
In September, I posted here observations about a barn in Menlo, and the thoughts it spurred in me. ...
February 26, 2004
There’s a story here
The roadside is full of delights. But when you are four years old the delights are larger than ...

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