first passenger train in 40 years traverses the North Country.
Todd Moe went along for the ride. Listen
to story. (6:00)
Hundreds watch as the train arrives in Canton.
Susquehannaone of the lead engines on the excursion
train that traversed St. Lawrence County.
in a first-class car settle into their seats.
a top speed of 40 mph, the train passes the historic Potsdam
rail depotnow a restaurant.
Moe chats with Jack Wickum, a member of the Central New York
Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. Wickum was
one of about a dozen volunteers who served as tour guides during
the recent excursion train from Syracuse to Massena. Listen
to Interview (1:58)