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Abandoned US Railroad Tracks Find New Life

The morning sun shines like gold on the two rails of train tracks that run through Sedalia, Missouri. An automobile rumbles over the tracks then disappears up the street. A clanging crossing gate drops, allowing a lone engine to chug by pushing a single boxcar. When trains were king Ten blocks away, three dozen tourists dressed in bicycling clothes, gaze up at a train museum that looks like a palace topped by a towering, green tiled roof. Tour guide Kathleen Boswell says this historic ...

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