Rip Van Winkle
The Rip Van Winkle Railroads, a nickname given to them, were a consortium of four little railroads that operated in the Catskill Mountains of New York for nearly forty years. The four railroads, the Catskill Mountain Railway, the Otis Elevating Railway , the Cairo Railroad, and the Catskill & Tannersville Railway were all interconnected narrow gauge (3 ft.) devoted to the transportation of vacationers to the Mountaintop.
Within this website you will find a
story of one of the most interesting narrow gauge railroads east of the
Rocky Mountains. This website is an attempt to chronicle these amazing
little narrow gauge railroads and I sincerely hope you enjoy
All the Best,
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