Category Archives: trains

The Royal Palm Railway Experience

We visited the newest incarnation of the Mt. Dora Florida Railway.  The new operator on these tracks is the Orlando & Northwestern Railway offering The Royal Palm Railway Experience on the Golden Triangle Route from Mt. Dora to Tavares to … Continue reading

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Portland Maine

Portland is a small city with a progressive vibe.  We visited on an amazing day in October with 87 degrees!  The city has a nice little railroad museum and preserves a 2 foot gauge railway.  Thats 24 inches between the … Continue reading

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Western Maine and the White Mountains of New Hampshire

On arriving in Maine, we first stayed at Bethel Outdoor Adventure campground in Bethel Maine.  Our Maine friend Paul gave us a great intro tour of the area.  We had lunch at a typical small store/cafe/social hub that seems to … Continue reading

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Trains of New Hampshire

So much to see and do in Western Maine and New Hampshire we have to break out the trains.  We had heard about the Cog Railway and the Conway Scenic Railway but there is so much more rail history and … Continue reading

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Northeastern PA

This is our first trip to northeastern Pennsylvania in our motorhome.  We didn’t know quite what to expect. It turns out, NE PA has a lot to offer.  Our campground is very near Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.  The … Continue reading

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Steamtown National Historic Site

Steamtown has been on this railfan’s radar for many years.  It is impressive if you like historic locomotives and railroad history. Steamtown is a railroad museum and heritage railroad built on the 62 acre site of the former Scranton Yards … Continue reading

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Western Maryland- Railway, Canal and Mushrooms

Our mission in travel has been history, photography and trains.  Whenever we get a chance we ride and support  historic trains.  Cumberland Maryland preserves the Western Maryland Railroad and offers train rides to nearby Frostburg daily.  Our train was pulled … Continue reading

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