This One Is Personal

This One Is Personal

Have you ever come upon a place that made you feel like you had just entered another world? That was the sensation I had when I arrived at Chama, New Mexico for the first time in 2001. Seeing the old buildings and storefronts in the town, I immediately sensed that I...
Trip Report – The Durango & Silverton

Trip Report – The Durango & Silverton

Writing about the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is difficult because it requires using all of the overused superlatives such as excellent, magnificent, wonderful, marvelous, supreme, outstanding, remarkable, first-rate, premier, unsurpassed, unequaled,...
Soo Line 2719 & The Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Soo Line 2719 & The Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Soo Line 2719 is a steam locomotive that may not be as widely known as Union Pacific  844 or 3985, Southern Pacific 4449, Nickel Plate 765, or many of the “big” locomotives operating today. It hasn’t been out on mainline excursions for many years, and is lucky to pull...