After what can only be described as a REALLY, Really bad day, I do one last check of my email before shutting down the home office, and I get to smile. I see this land in my inbox: Canada's Rocky Mountaineer Train Is Heading to nearby Colorado and Utah. WHAT? When? I'm there. I know I can make it happen. My day was still a horrible day. But to end it with a little piece of … [Read more...] about The Rocky Mountaineer Comes to America!
Some of my best childhood memories with my brother are riding the rails. Our parents would put us onto the Milwaukee Road or the Burlington Nothern, then later, it was Amtrak. And we would ride down to see Grandma Grandpa. When I got older and I started to travel, whenever I came into a town that had an excursion train or a train museum I was there! I wanted to see what they … [Read more...] about Riding the Rails on Amtrak from Chicago to San Diego
Some people of a certain age were raised on railroads. I was fortunate enough to have experienced them towards the end of the era and have fond memories of riding the Milwaukee Road or Burlington Northern passenger trains to visit the relatives. When an opportunity to relive those memories comes around, I grab it. So this past weekend, Sazzy, myself and about 100 other Las … [Read more...] about Nevada Southern Railway Photo Day