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Galloping Goose helped small railroad survive

In 1931, the Rio Grande Southern began building mini-trains from automobiles, to carry passengers, mail and small freight loads.

They became known as Galloping Geese, or individually as the Galloping Goose, and they helped keep the railroad alive for another 20 years.

Below is my history column about the Galloping Geese, which ran in The Daily Sentinel Aug. 6.

Galloping Goose 8-6-23
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