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The Mintlaw Viaduct

In this episode, we take our canoes out onto the waters of the Red Deer River and float down to check out an abandoned railway bridge which has not seen a train in almost forty years — the Mintlaw Trestle. … Continue reading

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Abandoned Train Tracks at Nordegg

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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

Remember playing Monopoly and you would get the card that says “Take A Ride on the Reading”? Well, in this episode we take a ride on the OCSR, the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. The OCSR is a non-profit historical society … Continue reading

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Golden Spike National Historic Site

It’s always a pleasure when you get to visit a historic site that you have wanted to see for many years. This time it was a visit to Promontory Point, Utah and the location of the driving of the golden … Continue reading

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Route 66: Day 14 – Williams to Needles

Well, the end is clearly in sight now.   This is the longest video of the series so far.  There are so many places to check out along this stretch of the Mother Road.  I hope you’ll take the time and … Continue reading

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