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Old 11-12-2013, 09:51 AM   #1
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Starting brewing in Bellevue Ohio (wiki it) its been months and no name had come to mind our town is known for the railroad and I have an interview as a conductor on the csx railroad this week so I was thinking maybe a train theme brewery name to represent the town. Any ideas?

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Old 11-12-2013, 04:32 PM   #2
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Steel Rails Brewery, Bellevue Express Brewing, Roundhouse Brewery, Steam Whistle Brewing, Narrow Gauge Brewing, Third Rail Brewing (more a subway thing!), Bellevue Station Brewing, Two Tracks Brewing, Cannonball (train from Petticoat Junction show in 60's! As in the Hooterville Cannonball) Brewing.

There's a few for you!

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Old 11-12-2013, 04:35 PM   #3
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Caboose Brewery. Singing Rails Brewery. Other Side of the Tracks. Nickel Plate Road Brewery. Nickel Plate 779 (you could develop a cool logo with a stylized steam engine as a brew kettle).
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:55 PM   #4
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  • Bellevue and Great Western (your town name)
  • The Mad River & Nickel Plate Road Museum is in Bellevue
  • Iron Horse (taken)
  • [city name here] Terminal Railway, used for shuttling cargo within a city
  • [city name here] and Eastern/Western/Southern/Northern Rwy.
  • Great [compass point] and [area] Railroad
  • Pennsylvania Brewery "The standard of the world" (takeoff on PRR motto)
  • Search for model train layouts. They have inventive, even poetic names.
  • There was ashortline in New York state that served many vineyards. It was nicknamed "The Champagne Route"
  • Golden Spike It is a Hefeweizen by Unita brewery but it is not a brewery name
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Old 11-12-2013, 05:09 PM   #5
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The Old 97 (from the song "wreck of old 97"), or maybe a train-hopper theme? Hobo's perhaps?

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Old 11-12-2013, 05:18 PM   #6
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Going from Wiki, Mad River Brewery, Henry Flagler is from there, Old Flagler brewery. on a side note, My Grandfather came to Florida as an Engineer for Flager on the FEC.

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Old 11-12-2013, 05:34 PM   #7
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"The Great Northern R-AleRoad".... Sorry, I couldn't resist!

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Old 11-20-2013, 07:22 PM   #8
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Iron Line, Ferrous, Northern Line, Northern Rail, Bellway, Bellevue Yards. Good luck!

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Old 11-20-2013, 07:29 PM   #9
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Look up olde tyme railroad job titles like Gandydancer and work those in.
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Old 11-24-2013, 04:57 AM   #10
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Steam Power Brewing or Steam Age Brewing
Coal Tender Brewing, Boiler Plate Brewing, Whistlestop Brewing
Rail Hub Brewing, Switching Yard Brewing, Roundhouse Brewing
Firebox Brewing, Cab Forward Brewing, Double Iron Brewing
High Trestle Brewing, Buckeye Rail Brewing

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