"The Pacific Extension should never have built in the first place. The Milwaukee Road had a routing across South Dakota to Rapid City from Chicago on which a possible Pacific Extension would go to Eureka, CA, but no they decided on a routing across Montana, …" More
"I have generations of family from Southern AZ, both on my mom and dads side of the family. My Grandpa was an Engineer in th4e 40s and 50e in Douglas running from some mine to the smelter. Never knew where those were. My Mom is from St. David. Are the Abandoned …" More
"I have a copy of the James Lockart book called: The SowBelly Railroad". It's in black and white except for Appendix which is in color. It's signed "God Bless Your Journey, Ranger Jim". I am good friends with Clyde Scheib who is referenced in book in "Acknowledgements". …" More
"The Lancaster rail trail which starts on Walter Winter and ends at Townline is a nice scenic and friendly trail used by many. It would appear that by extending it through at least the Alden and Darien communities would be a boost to both area as well as to …" More
"1930s ghost train blood death cloud of creepy old town abandoned haunted houses with the black motel room but not clear to tnt hotel rooms horror movies "
"General Store and Post Office. Built sometime after 1835. 775 Birdell Rd, Honey Brook, PA 19344 Is up for Sale. "
"I was born (1935) and raised in Coalinga and lived there at various times until 1960 when I moved to Fresno. I remember my father taking me to the railroad downtown Coalinga where a steam engine was slowly shuttling cars. My father waved to the engineer and …" More
"Here's a link to a video from 8mm film, shot by my Dad (Jim H. Yanke) from the cab on the Air Line around 1970. Sounds were edited and added by me. My dad consulted me while editing, to ensure I got the right locomotive sounds, based upon the grades. https://youtu.be/EIJGGFd4Vmc "
"Mr Guggar... I did a little more research and it looks like the line through Gillespie wasn't there in that timeframe so going to Litchfield to connect was the most likely scenario."
"I recently passed this area on the way to visit my father in Bisbee. A stunning drive from El Paso along the border. Who currently owns the rail line? A public trail could be an incredible recreational opportunity. "
"I believe the tracks crossed west mill road, judging by a lone telegraph pole near the road."
"I take interest because I have been aware of these tracks since I was a child living in Long Beach. The rumor was that Seal Beach NWS stored nuclear weapons and hauled them through the neighborhoods to the east of the base, on those tracks that connected through …" More
"I grew up along a section of the P and D line, As kids we played in what remained of the Folsom Street Station foundation, I remember the piles of spent coal off Locust Street that slowly got buried as time passed, and when the Boston and Maine Railroad worked …" More
"John - next time you are in Prescott, Visit the Charlotte Hall Museum. Their reference library is close by; the last time I was there, they had not yet re=filed their P&AC material nor their file on my Grandfather, but well worth visiting anyway. You can get …" More
"THIS IS THE EX ROCK ISLAND LINE GOING WEST FROM MEMPHIS. THE LINE FROM LITTLE ROCK IS STILL INTACT DUE TO SEVERAL ON LINE CUSTOMERS AND A MILL COMPLEX NEAR PERRY AND OPPELO, AR. THERE ARE SEVERAL OTHER CUSTOMERS ON LINE UP TO OLA, AR. THE LINE CONTINUES WEST …" More
"The line is still in from just south of the CN to just south of MLK. There are (least that I knew) 2 customers on that line which is now operated by the JAIL RR. Quality Dairy's plastic bottling plant receives covered hoppers of plastic pellets to make bottles …" More
"Thanks Tom, I live in both San Diego and on our ranch 4 miles south of Seligman, right in Railroad Canyon. OO Ranch and state trust land butts up against us. My wife found a piece of tie and the previous owner found two pieces with spikes on the property that …" More
"John - Start from the existing wye south-east of Seligman, go directly south and turn to the west into Railroad Canyon. Follow that to the west/south and you will cross your property just before getting to 00 Ranch. Pretty easy to figure out if you are standing …" More
"The AT&SF Lindsay branch from Pauls Valley began operations on July 1, 1902. The 24 mile branch interchanged at Lindsay with a Rock Island Railroad branch from Chickasha. An unusual feature of the interchange was the use of the same main track and interchange …" More
"Andy from Flagstaff who posted the P&AC files in the Dropbox, please contact me, email@example.com. I own the flat pasture property that butts up to Mormon Peak that the P&AC went around though the little pass from the OO Ranch. You marked on google earth the …" More
"The Shaniko Branch was not abandoned all at once, but in stages. First back to Grass Valley, then Moro, and thence to the UP main. I grew up in The Dalles, and we often took rides into Sherman County (in which this branch largely lies.) I did not see active …" More