The Tracks Are Snowy As This Train Approaches. What It Does Made Me Hold My Breath
While transport resembling railways dates back to 600 B.C., the modern railroad emerged with steam-powered locomotives in the 1800s. These "iron horses" fascinated all who saw them rumble through town. As time went on, new transportation such as the automobile and airplane drew much of the attention away from trains. Still, the mighty locomotive continues to enthrall many, and some have turned it into quite the hobby. Noted train buffs include Joe Biden and Johnny Cash. Even Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, is an avid railfan, whose interest in electronics began while building model railroads. This video features a railfan who recorded something special. We all know what happens to cars in the winter; this is what happens to trains.