Some railroad men spend their lives on the railroad, laboring 40 hours a week, working on trains and in rail yards. That was Richard Thompson’s life for 40 years, but it was just one part of his lifelong love of railroading.
Rail fans will have one more opportunity to ride the rails at the Ironhorse Central Railroad this Saturday. The diesel-powered engine of the Sunrise Northern Scenic Railway will be running its fall leaf special from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 over the railroad yard’s near one mile of oval track. Admission is [...]