The Depot

The Doniphan County Narrow Gauge Railway’s (DCNGRy) “depot” building started out life as a smokehouse on the Hoverson family farm in Moray, Kansas. Built in the 1870’s, the 10’X12’ building featured a basement with an arched brick ceiling. A fire was built in the basement, which allowed the smoke to …

St. Joseph & Grand Island 48

Back in 1998, the idea took root in my head that it would not only be fun, but perhaps possible, to acquire a caboose and place it in our backyard. The house we were then living in (in Niwot, Colorado) had plenty of room in the back for such a venture …