Category Archives: Railroad

More Train Stories

My career on the railroad started 20 years after the last SP/ATSF/UP steam-powered train left town. I watched the workforce dry up from more than 200,000 employees down to 20,000 nation wide. I watched double track get torn up and … Continue reading

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American Railroading

As steam came to a close in America there were still a few wooden cars running in backwater railroads. All wood passenger car ‘Royal Blue’ B&O RR, 1890 (Wikipedia)

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