Western America Rail Museum

Western America Rail Museum

WARM: More Than Just a Museum She sits a little behind the rest of the rolling stock at the Western America Railroad Museum, welcoming visitors in her fading red-and-silver Warbonnet, a sparkle in her 47-year-old eyes. The old cowboy band Riders in the Sky got it...
Enlightening Gems: Western Museums

Enlightening Gems: Western Museums

Barreling down Route 66 with the band Journey blasting from the stereo, is there anything better? But I am getting ahead of myself. This particular trip, I was headed for enlightenment and education. What does the Mojave Desert and outlying areas offer us in the way...
the BEEP

the BEEP

It was the little engine that could — and did — for 66 years. And 38 years after it was rebuilt in Santa Fe Railway’s Cleburne, Texas, shop, BNSF 1460 officially retired in December 2008. Rail fans affectionately call the little locomotive the...