This blog highlights some of my adventures with the focus on railroad history. Originally intended as a blog of my rail trail rides, it now also includes hikes, railroad trips and even stop-and-go car trips if they are railroad history related...

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Late 1800s and 1900 Railroad Passes

A friend of mine's father-in-law knew I was a train buff and generously “loaned” his family collection of railroad passes to me. His dad (or granddad?) was a lawyer for railroads in the northeast and lived in Malone, NY and traveled on the rails a lot .-)


  • Fitchburg
  • Ogdensburgh and Lake Champlain
  • Mohawk and Malone
  • Pasumpsic
  • Portland and Ogdensburgh 
  • New York Central and Hudson River
  • Rutland
  • Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburgh 
  • Bennington and Rutland
  • Adirondack and St. Lawrence
  • Chateaugay
  • Central Vermont

and even Wagner Palace Car passes !

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