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#1 railpost

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Posted 09 August 2017 - 04:59 AM

Yes you heard right. Mike Loves Beach Boys ( one the two remnant bands of the Old Beach Boys) has a photo on their website taken a train station (presumably in California) with an Amtrak Superliner and a California Surfliner equipped train in the background.

Here is a link to  that page.

 

https://www.thebeach...m/tour?artist=6

 

Does anyone know what  station that the  photo was taken at?



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Posted 09 August 2017 - 06:13 AM

Bob Hope/Burbank Airport (BUR)

The Pacific Surfliner and Coast Starlight use this station as well as Metrolink.


Edited by FrensicPic, 09 August 2017 - 06:46 AM.

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Posted 09 August 2017 - 10:22 AM

Bob Hope/Burbank Airport (BUR)

The Pacific Surfliner and Coast Starlight use this station as well as Metrolink.

 

Aka Bob Hope Airport Train Station?

 


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Posted 09 August 2017 - 05:51 PM

It's too bad the tickets are kind of expensive. The Beach Boys were my first concert (1990), and I wouldn't mind seeing them again.


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Posted 09 August 2017 - 06:36 PM

It's too bad the tickets are kind of expensive. The Beach Boys were my first concert (1990), and I wouldn't mind seeing them again.

They will be playing at the New York State Fair for free in Syracuse New York on  Friday August 25th at 7pm.



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Posted 09 August 2017 - 06:38 PM

 

It's too bad the tickets are kind of expensive. The Beach Boys were my first concert (1990), and I wouldn't mind seeing them again.

They will be playing at the New York State Fair for free in Syracuse New York on  Friday August 25th at 7pm.

 

 

Thanks, but that's an 8-9 hour drive from my location. :)


Edited by SarahZ, 09 August 2017 - 06:39 PM.

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Posted 09 August 2017 - 06:50 PM

Lake shore limited?

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Posted 09 August 2017 - 07:19 PM

Yes the Lake Shore Limited will take you to Syracuse. The railroad goes past the state fair however the trains stops several miles east of there so have to go back west to the State Fair Grounds.



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Posted 09 August 2017 - 07:44 PM

If I won't pay $60 for a ticket to the local concert, what makes you think I would pay for a round-trip ticket on the LSL? :-P

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 12:03 AM

If I won't pay $60 for a ticket to the local concert, what makes you think I would pay for a round-trip ticket on the LSL? :-P

For one, you would get a concert and a train trip out of the deal! :)

Edited by brianpmcdonnell17, 10 August 2017 - 12:03 AM.

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 01:05 AM

And "Good Vibrations"

Edited by anumberone, 10 August 2017 - 01:06 AM.


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Posted 10 August 2017 - 02:47 AM

How many of you have ever listened to the Beach Boys famous Pet Sounds Album?

 

If you have ever listened to it then you would know that the very last cut on the Album features a recording of a railroad crossing bell with a fast train approaching and blowing it's Airhorn and you can hear the speeding diesel train go by.

 

I was wondering how many of you were actually aware of that?

 

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 04:07 PM

If you have ever listened to it then you would know that the very last cut on the Album...


On the original album. The various repackagings and reissues over the past few decades have included bonus tracks after the train sound effects. (Most notably "Hang On to Your Ego," the original version of "I Know There's an Answer.")

Yes, I was actually aware of that. :D

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 04:15 PM

 

If I won't pay $60 for a ticket to the local concert, what makes you think I would pay for a round-trip ticket on the LSL? :-P

For one, you would get a concert and a train trip out of the deal! :)

 

And try fried Oreos and get slung through the air on a defective ride and get to smell the cows and raise your blood sugar and cholesterol out of this world.


Edited by me_little_me, 10 August 2017 - 04:15 PM.


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Posted 10 August 2017 - 05:19 PM

If I won't pay $60 for a ticket to the local concert, what makes you think I would pay for a round-trip ticket on the LSL? :-P

For one, you would get a concert and a train trip out of the deal! :)

You're missing the point. ;)

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 02:22 AM

@FrensicPic: Very impressive that you recognized the station.


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Posted 12 August 2017 - 02:06 AM

If I won't pay $60 for a ticket to the local concert, what makes you think I would pay for a round-trip ticket on the LSL? :-P

For one, you would get a concert and a train trip out of the deal! :)
You're missing the point. ;)
My point, same ol worn out stuff from 25 years before you heard it in 1990

Edited by anumberone, 12 August 2017 - 02:07 AM.


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Posted 12 August 2017 - 08:13 AM

@FrensicPic: Very impressive that you recognized the station.

Although I don't use that station, my Metrolink commuter train takes me through there twice a day!

The curved canopy was the give-away! The view (from the photographer) is looking east.


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Posted 12 August 2017 - 08:29 AM

My point, same ol worn out stuff from 25 years before you heard it in 1990


I'm sorry you don't appreciate good music. ;)

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Posted 12 August 2017 - 11:43 AM



 



 


If I won't pay $60 for a ticket to the local concert, what makes you think I would pay for a round-trip ticket on the LSL? :-P

For one, you would get a concert and a train trip out of the deal! :)

 

And try fried Oreos and get slung through the air on a defective ride and get to smell the cows and raise your blood sugar and cholesterol out of this world.

 

 

A long train ride (that will likely go longer than scheduled), 60's beach music, true thrill rides and junk food that is barely one step beneath what you'll eat on the train. Who could ask for anything more?


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