Category Archives: trains

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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Cumberland Island and Folkston Georgia

Cumberland Island has been on our radar for years.  Even this time we had to wait 3 days to find space for the tour.  But it was well worth the wait.  We took the Land and Legacies Tour with guide … Continue reading

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New Zealand

Our cruise adventure on Celebrity Solstice continued to New Zealand.  Heading south and east from Melbourne we entered the area of the Pacific Ocean known as the Roaring Forties.  This area is known for near constant high winds, rough seas … Continue reading

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Month in Montana

We got to know Montana while workamping in the Summer of 2010.  We loved the Big Sky, the rural atmosphere, the abundance of wildlife, the friendly people.  As we planned our travels for the Summer of 2017 we hoped we … Continue reading

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San Juan Skyway and more Durango

The San Juan Skyway is a highway loop in Colorado from Durango to Telluride to Ridgway to Ouray to Silverton and back to Durango.  It includes the famous Million Dollar Highway, a seemingly impossible route through the San Juan Mountains … Continue reading

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Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad

Jointly owned by the states of Colorado and New Mexico, the Cumbres & Toltec RR preserves 64 miles of the Denver & Rio Grande route across north central New Mexico and south central Colorado.  It is the highest and longest … Continue reading

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