Trip Report – The Illinois Railway Museum

Trip Report – The Illinois Railway Museum

The Illinois Railway Museum I’ve had a longtime relationship with the Illinois Railway Museum since I first visited in the 1990’s with my young nephew. My first impressions were – how BIG it is, and how much STUFF there is! It was a brief one-day visit...
Trip Report – Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad

Trip Report – Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad

Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad – History The Roaring Camp and Big Trees Narrow-Gauge Railroad is a family operated tourist railroad in Felton, California. The railroad runs on steep grades through a canopy of giant redwood trees for three and a quarter...
Trip Report – Cass Scenic Railroad

Trip Report – Cass Scenic Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad has long been on my “bucket-list” of rail experiences to savor once again. I had been there once before on an NRHS Convention Trip in 2003, but it was such a brief overview that I wanted to come back to this beautiful place and explore it more...
Trip Report – Black Hills Central Railroad

Trip Report – Black Hills Central Railroad

The Black Hills Central Railroad, a for profit company, operates The 1880 Train over a 10 mile long route located between Hill City and Keystone South Dakota. Although it markets itself to the thriving family tourist industry in the region, the Black Hills Central is...