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Railroad Tycoons….

This press photo shows an engineer for this small railroad which used  a late 1920s Model L Lincoln for all of their operations. The road which was ten miles long, operated between Victoria and Wataga in Knox County, Illinois  It carried the mail and did general freight and passenger duty. They were able to turn…

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Velocipede

Railroad workers and track inspectors used velocipedes, which were hand powered and usually had only one outrigger wheel on the rail opposite the rider. This one has two wheels on the off-side, and appears to be foot powered from the pedals. C. 1910.

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