Here's one lucky youngster. The impressions of the railroad and how it is run will last him forever. We can only thank him for sharing it here. While I was on the floor watching three rail trains go by he was helping his dad out with the Real McCoy. I did get to watch from a distance my family of rails switch the Barstow Santa Fe freight and passenger yards, bring the locals into the yard, at the end of the day. Witnessed Union Pacific and Santa Fe passenger trains pass the Casa Del Deserito, Harvey House and Santa Fe Passenger Station. REA had a small building just West of the station complex and there was a ready track for Santa Fe's Red Warbonnet passenger motors. Watched a great uncle of mine work the small Ice Deck at the East end of the passenger yard. Crew changes, more times then not. Never allowed to get to close. What's your memories?