Western History & Genealogy Blog

narrow gauge railroads

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

What, they couldn't get the locomotive all the way to the top? 

Such a short walk to the summit of the peak, but maybe just a few more feet of track and railroad ties, and you'd have a train to the top of the world!

Ghosts of Colorado

Thursday, May 5, 6:30 p.m., Ross University Hills Branch Library 

 Travel back to 1796 for John Dillavou's talk on ghost towns and narrow gauge railroads. Today, many of these places or railroads no longer exist or have been destroyed.