Boy Scouts ride the rails

Boy Scout troop 4076 takes a railroading merit badge class in Campo, Calif. PHOTO MATTHEW DESSERT

The rain the night before brought in the fog, which floated all around the trees. A long mass of steel on a track was shrouded by fog. As the fog disappeared, it was revealed to be a train.

After the Boy Scout Troop 4076 learned all about the safety and history of railroading, they all got on one of the passenger trains at Campo for a quick train ride to better understand what they had learned from their instructor.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.