Kudos and safe travel to all the guys and gals out there today plowing snow during the Bomb Cyclone. It got us thinking about other modes of transportation. Like, how do they get the snow off of train tracks?
Way up north deep in the woods of Maine sits two old locomotives that have been dormant since the 1930s.
The locomotives were used to transfer wood to Great Northern Paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. They needed the trains to move the wood because they couldn't use the lakes and rivers due to the fact that the water flows north to the St. Joh...
Commercial Street in Portland is a very busy area, especially during tourist season. Can you imagine what it would be like if trains were running right down the middle of it? They did up until the 1980's.