Following the tracks

Fink, Catherine
February 2008
High Country News;2/18/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p27
An essay is presented on the open country railroad tracks in Colorado. It offers a narration about the author's journey to the state during the year 1980. The author relates her first experience of exploring the open country of the tracks, in which she was afraid of being crushed under the metal wave of a coal train. It also describes how she found a fish on her way and thought of mounting it on a wooden plaque on her wall.


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