Giroux Furniture Company Building

“The Giroux Furniture Company Building is a historic commercial building at 10-18 Catherine Street in the city of St. Albans, Vermont. Built in two parts (1896 and 1905), it is a reminder of the city’s railroad-related history, and served for many years as an enduring commercial presence. It was listed on the National Register ofContinue reading “Giroux Furniture Company Building”

Central Vermont Railroad Headquarters

I filmed in St. Albans, Vermont recently and am thrilled to present the Central Vermont Railroad Headquarters! This is not merely on the National Register of Historic Places. This is actually an Historic District! It’s made up of a complex of buildings that had been used by and for the Central Vermont Railroad. Most ofContinue reading “Central Vermont Railroad Headquarters”

Fisher Covered Railroad Bridge: LAST Covered Railroad Bridge Used in the US!

Today’s video is all about the Fisher Covered Railroad Bridge in Wolcott, Vermont. It was the longest-serving railroad bridge in Vermont and when the train stopped using it in 1994, this covered railroad bridge was the last covered railroad bridge used in the United States. “The Fisher Covered Railroad Bridge is a covered bridge inContinue reading “Fisher Covered Railroad Bridge: LAST Covered Railroad Bridge Used in the US!”

Introducing DC Linsley Whilst Strolling Lakeview Cemetery

Become briefly acquainted with Daniel C. Linsley in this video. He’s the one who designed the egg-shaped railroad tunnel in the Burlington, Vermont Intervale, for instance, among so many other interesting projects DC Linsley did in the US. When Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont opened to the public in 1872, it was as a VictorianContinue reading “Introducing DC Linsley Whilst Strolling Lakeview Cemetery”

INTERIOR OF UNION STATION IN BURLINGTON, VERMONT!!

I was fortunate enough to be able to enter and show you a portion of the INTERIOR of the Union Station in Burlington, Vermont! Please enjoy the old photos inside and that gloriously ORIGINAL scale!

Union Stain: A Beaux Arts Building

Today’s video is about the Union Station in Burlington, Vermont. Its name comes from the fact that the Rutland Railroad and the Central Vermont Railroad joined forces and paid to have this station built. The city of Burlington also put money towards it. “The Union Station building is located at 1 Main Street in Burlington,Continue reading “Union Stain: A Beaux Arts Building”

Vergennes Station House Moved to Ferrisburgh, Vermont

“The Vergennes Station House is a historic railroad station building at 572 Vermont Route 22A in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. Built about 1851 in Vergennes, it is a rare well-preserved example of an early station house in the state of Vermont, exhibiting basic Italianate architectural features. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2021.[1] Unused since passenger train service to Vergennes was discontinuedContinue reading “Vergennes Station House Moved to Ferrisburgh, Vermont”

New Haven Junction Depot – New Haven, VT

During the filming, I heard the sound of a train whistle. Sure enough, the lights began to flash and the rails came down to stop traffic. I had been about to cross those tracks to access the depot and instead moved back to my car! It was exciting to watch the Amtrak train chug by!Continue reading “New Haven Junction Depot – New Haven, VT”

LAST REMAINING HOWE TRUSS COVERED RAILROAD BRIDGE IN VERMONT!

I am SUPER STOKED to offer you today’s video: https://youtu.be/eXSB7-2gA1Y!   I traveled to East Shoreham, Vermont to see for myself the East Shoreham Covered Railroad Bridge.  It is 1 of only 2 remaining covered railroad bridges in the state of Vermont and the LAST REMAINING HOWE TRUSS COVERED RAILROAD BRIDGE IN VERMONT!  This HoweContinue reading “LAST REMAINING HOWE TRUSS COVERED RAILROAD BRIDGE IN VERMONT!”

Tanker Train Cars!

I filmed today’s video, https://youtu.be/JOQPtWfaGcQ, down at the Waterfront in Burlington, VT.  Those tanker cars called my name.  You’ll see multiple switch tracks, a lever mechanism, which does the switching, tracks side-by-side, extra rail tracks(!) stacked (for installation?)and LOTS of tanker cars…some up close!!  I had never heard of Thiele-Kaolin, whose name was on theContinue reading “Tanker Train Cars!”

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