Long trains loaded with tree parts and wood products used to rumble through the woods between Burney and McCloud, continuing on to Mount Shasta.
The rumbling is gone, because the tracks have been removed. The McCloud Railway's demise marks the rise of the Great Shasta Rail Trail, envisioned as an 80-mile trail on the old railroad right-of-way.
Just think about the varied activities possible on such a long trail in such a scenic place.
April Gray is one of the people pushing for the trail's completion; she visits with details.