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    The Duck and the 1854 Steel Strap Rail: The Rubber Ducky Project Week 31

    The Duck and the 1854 Steel Strap Rail features a rubber duck next to a section of steel strap rail at the Rochelle Railroad Park. Many early railroads ran over strap rail, a ribbon of steel installed over a wood rail. At the beginning of 2013, I made a resolution to post a weekly photograph of a rubber duck. Because my daughter loved rubber duckies so much, my goal was to post a picture a week of one of her rubber ducks. Her ducks have showed up in some pretty unusual places over the past few years as part of The Rubber Ducky Project.

    The Duck and the 1854 Steel Strap Rail

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    The Duck and the 1854 Steel Strap Rail © 2017 Heather Johnson

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