Adventure Travel

A Ride on the Incline Railway!

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I’ve been to Look Out Mountain before. I have been to Rock City and I have seen the beautiful Ruby Falls, but I had never taken a ride on the Incline Railway, the steepest passenger rail in the country. Besides offering amazing scenery, this is an engineering wonder. The train car takes you for a […]

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Pulling fun!

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This past weekend I was working on a story about pulling tucks and tractors at the National Farm Machinery Show for Farm World. I had the chance to interview a couple young women that pulled.  Patricia Justison from the Hillsboro area  (in the picture below with my brother-in-law Wayne) and Bethany Nelson from Altamont, Illinois. The interview […]

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The Chicago Travel & Adventure show is coming to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont January 23-24, 2016.  I had the chance to do a Q & A with John Golicz the founder of the Travel & Adventure show series to find out just what a visitor could gain by attending. “There will […]

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Chicago Travel & Adventure show offers Agritourism options

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This time of year I like to fill my calendar with trips for the upcoming months.  Planning ahead and finding out what options are out there is fun and gives me something to look forward to as the snow flies and winters pall wears on. For the first time, I am trying something new, I […]

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Trucks were big at the Half Century of Progress

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Farm equipment comes in all makes and models and types and one of the most important pieces of machinery on the farm is the truck. Whether talking grain truck, pick up or farm jeep, the truck is the backbone of farming operations, getting the farmer and his or her crops from place to place. Mike […]

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