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Reader Renee Anderson, of Lake Don Pedro shares a photo entitled “Opening Day at Railtown 1897” of Alexis, her pet, and Ruffle, her guide dog puppy-in-training. The pair enjoyed the first train ride of the season as well as the sunshine and poppies in the rail yard.