The Camas Prairie Railroad Part 3 – Reubens to Highway 95

The Camas Prairie Railroad Part 3 – Reubens to Highway 95

Exploring the Camas Prairie Railroad has been something I really wanted to do for the last few years.  In this part of my series exploring the now abandoned 2nd subdivision of the Camas Prairie Railroad.  This is the most exciting section, in my opinion, and it inspired this desire so I traversed it first.  This 23-mile section of the railroad clings to the side of Lapwai Canyon and climbs from 1589 ft elevation at Culdesac to 3665 ft elevation at Craigmont.  The builders conquered this rugged terrain using 17 bridges and

Laws Railroad Museum

The Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site

Hidden in the small community of Laws just a short distance from Bishop California is one of the best museums I have ever been to.  I discovered the Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site because of a billboard on the way into Bishop on a road trip. I love museums, so I made a mental note to check it out in the morning. The first train steamed into Laws in