A Commanding View from the Cab
Where railroaders sounded that lonely whistle in the distance . .
The operator’s cab has been restored to better than new condition.
Slide into the leather engineer’s seat, grasp the throttle, and imagine yourself commanding thousands of horsepower.
You can almost hear the thundering diesels echoing off granite walls and lodgepole pines as your mile-long freight train conquers Marias Pass.
“Our 4-year-old son refused to leave the cab so we set up the cot for him to sleep there. Nothing was more magical than watching our kids squeal with delight every time a train passed, or hearing their imagination at work while ‘driving’ the train. Thank you for creating such a wonderful place and allowing us to experience it. I believe we’ve created a family tradition!”
At the rear of the cab, the electrical cabinet doors open to reveal the complexity of the locomotive's control wiring.
Years ago this room commanded the crew's vigilance and caution. Now it's a great place to relax with family and friends.
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All photos copyright Tom Lambrecht
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