Ride the rails at least once in your life
The Reporter's Notebook
Last updated 8/14/2019 at 9:47am
Young people today, when you make up your bucket list, be sure to put in a train ride.
Transportation by train is a rarity today, and only on occasion do you stumble on a coal-fired engine.
I was a “gandy dancer” for the Northern Pacific Railroad during my high school career, working from 7-4 on Saturdays as part of their section crew.
My fascination with steam locomotives didn’t start th...