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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
10.1 Grand Canyon Hotels/Umekoji Steam Museum/Wolsztyn The historic and opulent railroad hotels near the Grand Canyon are explored. In Kyodo, Japan, shrines, temples, and Japan Rail's steam museum are visited; their locomotive heritage is nicely preserved, including such famous engines as the C57, known as "The Lady" for her beautiful lines. In Poland, the Wolsztyn RR is highlighted, and a stop in Sacramento includes a look at the Seffton Prewar Train Collection. (4 of 9)
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104 MO 07/14/14 06:00pm 00:27:31 (RPT) (CC) × MN
10.1 Conway Scenic Railway/Cuba/Yamaguchi/Kenosha Trans In New Hampshire, a portion of the remaining Maine Central Railroad, now the Conway Scenic Railway is explored. In Cuba, where steam railroading is prevalent in the sugar fields, an excursion into the western and central regions reveals the country's beauty. In Japan, the famous steam locomotive, the Yamaguchi Go is back in regular service on southern Honshu after riders convinced Japan Rail to re-establish service. Back in Wisconsin, a look at how Kenosha Transit keeps things moving with reinstituted trolley cars. (5 of 9)
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105 MO 07/21/14 06:00pm 00:28:16 (RPT) (CC) × MN
10.1 Mt. Rainier Steam/Kato Hobby/Copper Canyon/Union S An old logging railroad in the shadow of Mt. Rainier is visited. In Tokyo, Japan, the flagship store of a premier model builder of model trains is profiled--including a look at their exemplary layouts. In Mexico, the Copper Canyon, which is deeper, wider, and longer than the Grand Canyon provides an exciting ride. And in Washington, DC, a stop at the most visited site--Union Station. (6 of 9)
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106 MO 07/28/14 06:00pm 00:27:46 (RPT) (CC) × MN
10.1 Ireland/Whiskey River Rr/Odakyu Rr/Heber Valley Rr A breathtaking steam trip is taken through Ireland's beautiful Suir Valley countryside. In Tokyo, an excursion on the Odakyu line quickly transports riders around the city. The Odakyu is one of the express commuter lines around Tokyo, and noted for its unique open fronted railcars. In Utah, the steam trains of the one-hundred-year old Heber City Railroad are explored. Whiskey River is a 15 inch gauge live steam operation in Wisconsin. (7 of 9)
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107 MO 08/04/14 06:00pm 00:25:37 (RPT) (CC) × MN
10.1 Tracks Ahead Travels
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108 MO 08/11/14 06:00pm 00:28:30 (RPT) (CC) × MN
10.1 Tracks Ahead Travels
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109 MO 08/18/14 06:00pm 00:26:16 (RPT) (CC) × MN
36.2 Grand Canyon Hotels/Umekoji Steam Museum/Wolsztyn 104 MO 07/14/14 06:00pm 00:27:31 (RPT) (CC) × MN
36.2 Conway Scenic Railway/Cuba/Yamaguchi/Kenosha Trans 105 MO 07/21/14 06:00pm 00:28:16 (RPT) (CC) × MN
36.2 Mt. Rainier Steam/Kato Hobby/Copper Canyon/Union S 106 MO 07/28/14 06:00pm 00:27:46 (RPT) (CC) × MN
36.2 Ireland/Whiskey River Rr/Odakyu Rr/Heber Valley Rr 107 MO 08/04/14 06:00pm 00:25:37 (RPT) (CC) × MN
36.2 Tracks Ahead Travels 108 MO 08/11/14 06:00pm 00:28:30 (RPT) (CC) × MN
36.2 Tracks Ahead Travels 109 MO 08/18/14 06:00pm 00:26:16 (RPT) (CC) × MN