When I took the little trip with Zeta (Tom) we headed into the Merced River Canyon
that I've written about on my site. I was talking with Tom about the Yosemite Valley Railroad that once ran along the Merced River. Tom talked about Ansel Adams and a ride he took on the RR to Yosemite.
Jack Burgess knows more about this RR than anybody when it comes to this long abandoned track and posted:
Originally Posted by yvrr
The railroad that you mention is the Yosemite Valley Railroad that I have been researching for the past 40 years. And, yes, Ansel Adams rode that train but only once in 1916 and, according to his autobiography, enjoyed the sights and smells of the digger pines and the Merced River which the tracks followed. but complained a lot about the heat!
I was telling Tom about Jack's little model railroad he made about this train of the past. Check these links out:
Nice job Jack...I want a tour one of these days.