Whistle Stop Restaurant and Monon Connection Profile Rairway history

We drove by this stop on our way to the Graham Bradley Collectors tractor show held at the Gilmore Museum in Hickory Corners, Michigan and noted that if possible we would like to stop on the way back. Mission accomplished! The Whistle Stop Restaurant and train museum features items from the private collection of Dale […]

Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic paints a picture of the past

The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic is located in the former Lunenburg Fish Factory. The museum features the history of fishing on the Atlantic Coast of Canada. I was part of a group of travel writer’s that was able to visit this historic museum along the port. The museum guides are retired fishermen and experienced […]

Ironworks Distillery retains charm of former blacksmith shop

I was drawn to Nova Scotia and especially the town of Lunenburg in part because of the historic beauty of the area. When I visited Ironworks Distillery with the Nova Scotia travel writers, I was impressed by the way owners Pierre Guevremont and Lynne MacKay preserved the integrity of the blacksmith shop they chose to […]

Big Idaho Potato Truck tour

When my daughter who works for the American Heart Association called me up and asked me if I would like to go to Champaign to cover the Big Idaho Potato Truck for Farm World, I couldn’t imagine what I would see. In my wildest imagination I never pictured the semi trailer with a potato in […]

Jim and Della Niemann open their collection and hearts

I have known the Niemann’s for years and even have interviewed Jim about his Allis Chalmers tractors once before. I knew they loved the Persian orange, but what I didn’t know is that they open up their farm and collection once every two years and put on a gospel concert inviting folks to bring a […]