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Kenosha vacation .

Kenosha vacation

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We spent some vacation days in southeastern Wisconsin.

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Downtown Burlington has some beautiful buildings.

I didn't realize the WC/ CN mainline goes through the city.
And there is a river.

The MOW equipment was working, so I didn't see any trains,
but the track and city are beautiful.


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Jelly Belly has a warehouse tour and a store in Kenosha,
and the place is popular.

Bus tours visit there.


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There is a tour train, The Jelly Belly Express.
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There are displays and big projection TV screens showing the history and making of jelly beans.

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The store has a tremendous variety of flavors.


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We went to Frank's Diner in downtown Kenosha.
The outside is brick.

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The inside is the 1920's diner. The entrance door slides like on a passenger car.
It's a diner that was brought to the city on a flatcar and then hauled to the site by horses.

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Varnished wood, and windows.

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We were lucky to get seated right away, late in the morning but before the noon rush hour.

They have a unique 'rough' attitude about service, but the ladies were satisfied.

Frank's was on the Food TV Network show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.


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. . . . . . . . Later this Summer I'll show more of the area, some railroading, industry, and street cars.

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I have gone back to an old photo program to get smaller file sizes for pictures for a web page.
Some might get blurry if you zoom in a lot. But it saves space for the server and downloads very fast.
If you want the full size picture, please contact me. An e-address is in the box on my index page.

Link back to my index page, Bruce's RailRoad Pictures

my best index page is on the TrainWeb site, as of January 2011.

This page was wrote in May, 2012.