Chasing Trains: The Lifetime Story of the Founder of the Colorado Railroad Museum, by Robert W. Richardson

Chasing Trains: The Lifetime Story of the Founder of the Colorado Railroad Museum, by Robert W. Richardson

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Chasing Trains tells of the numerous lifetime railroad adventures of Robert W. Richardson, noted author, photographer, historian and rail enthusiast.

Originally released in 1995, this new, limited second edition features 425 colour and black and white photographs and covers Bob’s favourite locomotives; his travels in the Northeastern and New England states, Canada, Texas and Oklahoma, Old Border states and the Midwest, Southern states, Mexico and Central America, Persian Gulf countries, Colorado and New Mexico; the vanishing interurban; railroading in the snow; the Black Canyon; Durango; the San Luis Valley Line; the Colorado & Southern, Rio Grande Southern and much more.

The book features 22 chapters and covers such railroads and subjects as the Ohio River & Western, the crookedest railroad in the world; the Aliquippa & Southern; the East Broad Top; Tionesta Valley Railway; Edaville; the Tweetsie; woodburners in the woods; Live Oak, Perry & Gulf; the D&RGW and Rio Grande Southern narrow gauge; and the RGS geese, among many other subjects.