A short four mile drive out of Bishop on Highway 6 brings the Caddy to the old station and a great site to visit and get an idea of what a village built around a train station would have been like a hundred years ago. Hats off to the Slim Princess chapter of E Clampus Vitus and the people of Bishop to jump on the preservation of these buildings and equipment and maintain it for the fifty plus years since the railroad went under. As far as can be surmised, ‘slim princess’ refers to the narrow gauge locomotive, in this case, engine No. 9, which is still there. During this particular trip this author came away with a handful of old regional postcards from the reception center.
There is one nagging question about this railroad’s existence, why run a train up and down 300 miles of track and not go anywhere? No offense to Mound House,
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Train station at Keeler
NO. 953 LAWS NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD STATION AND YARD - In 1883, the Carson & Colorado Railroad was built between Mound House (near
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