Long Train Ride Print

How many of the New England Cassadagans remember the first trip back to home at Christmas time in 1960. We traveled without chaperones from Dunkirk, NY to Spingfield, MA in a terrible snow storm. We had extended layovers in Buffalo and Albany and seemed to stop at every small town on the way. We arrived in Springfield 4 hours late(around noontime after leaving Dunkirk at 10:00 PM). I remember all the smoking, staying up all night and traveling with many college students going home for the holidays. I always wondered if that is the reason we chartered busses all the other times we returned home and always had a few chaperones with us.