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  • Indiana museum lets guests drive a locomotive

     Indiana museum lets guests drive a locomotive
    NORTH JUDSON, Ind. — As a kid at the controls of my Lionel electric train set, I dreamed of someday being at the throttle of a real train. Decades would pass, but eventually my dream came true only a couple of hours from my parents' Chicago-area...
  • Laurel Fork wilderness in West Virginia a remote bit of almost heaven

    WYMER, W.Va. - The Laurel Fork Wilderness is more than a little out of the way. The 12,052-acre tract lies 17 miles southeast of Elkins, tucked between long narrow ridges in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. The two-tract wilderness is in one of the...
  • Confederate revenge raid leaves Chambersburg in ruins

    Three times in less than two years Chambersburg was invaded by Confederate forces, the last incursion a revenge raid that left the town’s center a charred ruin. Confederate cavalry commander Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart led the first raid in October...
  • Lehigh vows it's not satisfied with just one NCAA tournament upset

    Lehigh vows it's not satisfied with just one NCAA tournament upset
    C.J. McCollum was 5-foot-6 and overweight. Not exactly what Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Tom Izzo are looking for in a prospect. But that's the beauty of sports in general and college basketball in particular. An athlete who doesn't fit the...
  • Great Discoveries For Hikers At George Dudley Seymour State Park

    Great Discoveries For Hikers At George Dudley Seymour State Park
    I spent much of my youth exploring the wilds of East Hampton's Hurd State Park. I tossed stones down the seemingly bottomless chasm of Split Rock, listening for their landings. We picnicked in a glade above Carlson Pond, scaled White Mountain and walked...
  • West Virginia's Greenbrier River Trail great for bikers, hikers

    West Virginia's Greenbrier River Trail great for bikers, hikers
    CASS, W. Va. — The Greenbrier River Trail is a gem. It stretches 78 miles through a picturesque and surprisingly wild valley, next to a pretty stream, through forests and past open fields in the Allegheny Mountains of east-central West Virginia....
  • Summer's running out

    Summer's running out
    Time stands still for no one. Before long, we'll be shopping for fall fashions and school supplies. But there's time for a late-summer escape. We've come up with four destinations that, while you might never have heard of them, are engaging and...
  • Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia

    Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia
    CASS, W.Va. — The Cass Scenic Railroad is a hard-working, up-the-mountain tourist rail line. It's a slow 7 miles per hour on the steam-powered trains up Cheat Mountain to Whittaker Station and upward to Bald Knob on Back Allegheny Mountain. That's...
  • Tunnel A Highlight Along Trail

    During my travels across the state, I've come across just one nature trail that passes through an abandoned train tunnel blasted under a hill. And that's the Shepaug Tunnel within Washington's 750-acre Steep Rock Reservation. The tracks that once ran...
  • State Parks

    State Park Guide Despite its small size, the Nutmeg State still has plenty of places to hike, swim, fish-- and much more! Ashley Balogh Fox 61's Daytrippers are providing you with a one-stop guide to our great state parks! American Legion/ Peoples...
  • Bargainomics Lady Oct 14 2008

    Here are the links to products and services mentioned by the Bargainomics Lady during FOX6 News at Noon on Tuesday, October 14, 2008. Leaf Season If you want to enjoy the leaf season, visit Etowah, TN, near Chattanooga.  Places to visit there include...