The Great Lewistown Train Robbery

Fog lingered on the Juniata River as I pulled into the parking area at the Lewistown Narrows Boat Access. Here the Juniata meanders between the Blue and Shade Mountains on its journey towards Amity Hall and its confluence with the Susquehanna River. Getting out of the vehicle, I walked down to the water’s edge to … Continue reading The Great Lewistown Train Robbery

The Fall of Fort Granville

The sun was barely over the horizon when I arrived at the PennDOT building at the western edge of Lewistown. The cool morning air, mixed with the warmth of the early morning sun, was deceiving – the forecast for the day held the promise of thunderstorms. I stepped out of the vehicle and walked over … Continue reading The Fall of Fort Granville