and decided that we'd go for the ride on Sunday.
We found that it was a tiny railroad, with engines built to scale:
Here's a video of a train leaving:
DS cycled up and back, a matter of about 60 miles! This left a seat free in the car for our friend Karthik O.
Here's the family:
Here's the yard:
This notice on the water tower was hilarious..."not for human consumption"...but apparently, the trainmaster is not considered human!
We went chugging past the limestone bluffs of the area:
The tracks crisscrossed many walking and cycling trails. I loved this tandem bike with a provision for a young child!
Here's another locomotive, built to scale:
There were lots of volunteers to man the railroad, here's one being the guardsman:
We were thrilled that the train ran through Mohan, Missouri!
A filming crew was at work, and our train ride took a long time as we were held up.
Mother and daughter whiled away the time:
Here's the video!
It's not a loop, so the train had to go to the end point, have the engine de-coupled and reconnected, and then we were brought back:
Here's a ticket:
Here's a ticket-holder:
The woodland was lovely:
At the departure point, engines use the turntable:
Here are the rules:
For the FB album