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North Platte, Nebraska. A Small City with a History of Big Numbers

October 28, 2016

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This small city of a little over 25,000, located in the northwestern part of the state, is associated with some pretty big numbers – and they’re all railroad-related. Rail fans from all over the world travel here to take in a birds-eye view of the world’s largest rail car classification spectacle – the Union Pacific […]

A Taste of the ‘Golden Age of Railroading’ – The Verde Canyon Railway and La Posada in Winslow, AZ

December 3, 2014

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A few weeks ago we climbed aboard the Verde Canyon Railway in Clarksdale, Arizona to experience the beauty of the great northern Arizona landscape. It was a four-hour ride through a wild and winding river-carved canyon, while lounging in comfortable luxury complete with appetizers and a full bar. It was fun. Nearly 90,000 people a […]