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2012 NRHS Cedar Rapids Convention Review

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The Amazing Chris Guenzler will give you a recap of the NRHS 2012 Convention in Cedar Rapids. We started with the trip on Amtrak on the Southwest Chief and Metra out to Hanover Park. Dave Smetko and I went East Troy to ride the trolley then we went to ride the Rockford Park District Trolley Car 36 and then did the  Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad, The next day Metra into Chicago  for the the inbound train from Chicago train to Cedar Rapids.We went to the Midwest Treashers  and Midwest Electric Railway. Then we did  diesel to Rock Island  and Steam west . The next day we took the steam train to Newton. The next day we went  the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad and did the steam train and trolley. The rare mileage Crandic Line was the next trip was the Iowa Northern Railway Cedar Rapids to Waterloo and the final trip was the Northern Railway Cedar Falls to Manly.The next day  NRHS Special Train Cedar Rapids to Chicago and Metra out to Dave's house then the next day Metra into Chicago and the Southwest Chief to La Plata for a rest. Back on the Southwest I passed my 1,350,000 on the way home.