ICYMI: Our 96 Hour Tour

There was the gentle knock at the door. Older brother quietly saying “Sis, I don’t want you to freak out but its 1:38AM.” Aaaaaah! In a panic I pack and on the road by 1:45AM. So much for waking up at 1AM to make coffee, quietly pack, and get on the road. Note to self:…

Laguna Pueblo Indian RRers, Part 2

Yesterday, I talked about how eminent domain played a role in the development of the railroad, specifically looking at Native American lands. The Laguna Pueblo Indians had agreements with Atchison Topeka Santa Fe Railways that allowed the building of the railroad through their land. Instead of taking money for the right of way, the Laguna…