Extra Board

Welcome to Trains & Railroad of the Past’s Extra Board! We explore a different perspective of classic late era railroading every month. Extra Board welcomes your submissions. We’re looking for about 1500 words accompanied by two or three photos. Each photo should be no smaller than 14 inches (or 1024 pixels) across at 72 dpi (no verticals, please). Brief caption information must accompany each photo. Please send your inquiries to the Webmaster for consideration.

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

October 13, 2015

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

It’s too late to experience the old Western Pacific in the hills of California… Or is it? Just because the trains are simulated at a museum or tourist railroad, does it make the experience any less real?