Steamin’ Summer – Fifth Anniversary Reflections

Steamin’ Summer – Fifth Anniversary Reflections

It was a Steamin’ Summer! We’ve all had experiences in our lives that leave lasting memories. Some of these may have been good, or perhaps not so good, but they still can be meaningful and unforgettable. Five years ago today I set off from home for some of the...
Trip Report – Rock Island Train Festival

Trip Report – Rock Island Train Festival

The Rock Island Train Festival was the country’s biggest railroading event during the hot summer of 2011. The four-day event was held along the Mississippi Riverfront in downtown Rock Island, IL on park land and the adjacent rail yards.   Among the...