Sunday, November 20, 2011

Hangman’s Trestle

As we roll over Hangman’s Trestle, from which in the late-1800s, a criminal named Ferguson was hanged by a sheriff’s posse, I feel like I’m in a movie. I am, after all, traveling behind a steam locomotive through the rugged mountains of Colorado and New Mexico. I half-expect a band of train robbers to ride up on their horses, wearing kerchiefs on their faces and brandishing guns. Continued

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