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”
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!
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”
“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. Unused since passenger train service to Vergennes was discontinuedContinue reading “Vergennes Station House Moved to Ferrisburgh, Vermont”
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”
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!”
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!”
After I finished visiting St. Stephen’s Cemetery, I opted to drive to the end of Gorge Rd. It changes from Winooski to Colchester, VT, by the way. And what greeted me? Gorge Substation #16! Link here: https://youtu.be/fTVPtHAtzGQ. It’s not on Google Maps! Google Maps shows the road as a cul-de-sac. Heck no! I could turnContinue reading “Gorge Substation #16 in Colchester, VT”