WE END UP CLOSE TO HOME
Touched by the Milwaukee Road
July 8, 2020
At what seems a long, long time ago, we began this series with some backward glances at ranches, homesteads, and ruins in this vicinity. Subsequently, we rambled all over the State and broadened the topics, but now it's time to conclude, and we thought we'd do it in our own, extended neighborhood, just as we started. Naturally, we're still backward.
First of all, to get the piece rolling, here's another quiz question;
What did Richard Trevithick do?
That's right! He invented the steam locomotive. It was in England in 1802, but the idea exploded over the world, and here was a continent needi...