Radford Bean's Profile
The fact you're viewing my site means you or someone you know has a passion for trains. For me that passion started as a young boy watching trains pass by at the end of my street. I would often run to the end of my street when trains were coming to wave to the engineer. There was something massive to a young boy of eight about those diesel locomotives thundering by, the ground shaking.
As I got older and began to understand the importance railroads played in the expansion of the West and making the United States the industrial giant it is today, my appreciation for the railroads and the men and women who work for them only grew stronger. I also discovered the major role railroads played in the development of communities and the cultural make-up of those communities. In fact, many towns owe their existence to the railroads.
And what little boy…
- Joined July 25, 2011