10 Minutes at Whitehorn Station

On January 23rd, 1999, I was at the Calgary airport for a layover. I'd been hoping to grab a cab a get a few shots of the C-Train, but due to a problem with my luggage, I'd run out of time. A security guard at the airport named John told me he was getting off in a few minutes, and that he'd drive me to the Whitehorn station to grab a few shots. He made good on his promise, and I was very impressed with Canadian hospitality.

John told me that each section of rail (one foot) weighed 14 pounds. How did he know this? The gentleman had one in his basement which he used as a weight for his woodworking projects.


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