Dave Keller wrote:Amazing that it was still visible as late as the 1940s!!!
P.S. The locals in Freepot nicknamed it the "Toonerville Trolley" after that classic comic strip about a trolley having a hard time staying on the rails. I understand the trolley would rock from side to side as it headed across swampland in Freeport, threatening to derail, which, I believe, it did from time to time. Hence the nickname! DK
EdM wrote:well, it was more remains than tracks, and the clew that got the ten year old boy interested was the quality of the bridge here in the woods, 'twas one of those bridges with three or so culvert pipes and graded well above the grade of the creek and the surrounding terrain.... and the grading of what had to be a "road" running east and west here in the woods...cause the terrain level was destroyed when they made the "village green" and bandstand sometime in the fifties, when I wuz filling sandbags fer the army (ours I think) in El Paso..... Ed
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