“The Ghosts of the Knox and Kane Railroad”

John Cowgill: Stories of the Railroad

Old Train Station, Kane, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

In the mountains in the northern region of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania was the Knox and Kane Railroad. It was a short line railroad that ran on old Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tracks after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad abandoned the tracks and the Knox and Kane Railroad purchased them to run freight trains and excursions trains. Yes, there were excursion trains run by the Knox and Kane Railroad. Passengers boarded the train in Kane, Pennsylvania, and they took a ride. As they rode out, they came upon the biggest feature of the ride: the Kinzua Bridge. What was the Kinzua Bridge?

Some of you are saying, “Well, duh, it was a bridge.”

But not just any bridge. It was at one time the highest railroad bridge in the world. As the train came upon the bridge, passengers looked down into the deep…

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