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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
10.1 Young Guns of Steam Tracks Ahead profiles those preserving the steam technology that helped shape the nation. In Scottsdale, a garden layout with a whimsical theme is visited; a young railroad artist with a talent for realism is featured; and, and a stop in the Windy City--Chicago, for a little holiday magic. (4 of 14)
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704 SA 04/05/14 05:30pm 00:27:16 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Saxony Narrow Gauge Railways Tracks Ahead visits the German state of Saxony to see narrow gauge steam line; enjoys a large Lionel club layout in Levittown, New York; visits a combination freight and passenger railroad in Pennsylvania; and, visit a 7 ½ inch gauge steam line in Pennsylvania. Spencer Christian hosts. (4 of 13)
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804 MO 04/07/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
10.1 Palo Verde & Western Railroad Tracks Ahead checks the progress of an amazing garden railroad display in the sunny state of Arizona; visits an S gauge layout in the Bay Area that recreates some of the industry of New York state; explores the recreation of a major toy train display of the late 1950's, and visits a steam tourist line in Delaware. (5 of 14)
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705 SA 04/12/14 05:30pm 00:27:06 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 The Flying Yankee Tracks Ahead highlights the East Coast version of the "Train that Changed America"; looks at a slice of the New Haven line that's been preserved in N gauge; looks at four layouts under one roof in the shadow of the Golden Gate; and, visits a bed and breakfast in Vermont that has a very special feature. Spencer Christian hosts. (5 of 13)
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805 MO 04/14/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
10.1 Japan's Bullet Trains A ride is taken on the world's first high speed rail line, home to the famous Japanese bullet trains; an interpretive park in eastern Michigan that holds a steamy surprise is visited; a man who has collected toy trains from the Louis Marx company is profiled, and a re-creation of the 1949 Lionel showroom layout is presented.
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706 SA 04/19/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad In Ohio, Tracks Ahead looks at a modern freight line that has its roots in the past; visits a large public layout in northern Georgia; rides the rails to visit a logging museum in Wisconsin; and, visits with a photographer who plies his trade late at night. Spencer Christian hosts. (6 of 13)
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806 MO 04/21/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
10.1 Fairplex Tracks Ahead visits a southern California railway historical society, one of the oldest garden railroads in the country; enters the magic world of the Sunset Valley Oregon Railroad; visits a toy and train museum in Vermont's scenic Quechee Gorge Village; and rides through New York's Finger Lakes region. Spencer Christian hosts. (8 of 13)
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808 MO 05/05/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
10.1 The Dakota Southern Railroad A man whose hard work has resurrected a short line railroad in South Dakota is interviewed; an astounding 15 inch gauge railroad on a game preserve in the Midwest is toured; in Kyoto, Japan, a look is taken at a steam museum and an exciting train ride is taken; then, the team heads to the Smoky Mountains for a visit to a new public layout. (7 of 14)
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707 SA 05/10/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
10.1 Arkansas & Missouri Railroad Tracks Ahead visits Arkansas--home of Wal-Mart, Tyson Chicken, and a combination freight passenger railroad; meets a train collector whose displays enhance his operating layouts; rides behind a restored steam engine in Kansas; and, visits a piece of resurrected history in Nevada. Spencer Christian hosts. (9 of 13)
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809 MO 05/12/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
10.1 Railroads In Patagonia The team travels to Argentina for a rail adventure through the vast expanses of Patagonia; a man who has taken his vocation and used it to literally take railroading to new heights is interviewed; a look is taken at the last car float operation in the country; and, just south of Tokyo, a ride is taken on some unusual railcars. (8 of 14)
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708 SA 05/17/14 05:30pm 00:27:06 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Adobe Mountain Railroad Park One of the largest model railroad clubs in the country is toured, where there's a gauge for everyone! A mountain top in the Peach State is visited, where a husband and wife have built a dream layout; an Idaho rail line is driven up the scenic gorge of the Payette River; and, a look is taken at a huge 7 and a half inch gauge railroad operation.
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810 MO 05/19/14 06:00pm 00:26:45 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Panama Canal Railway Tracks Ahead visits the Panama Canal Railway that serves as a bridge between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; a man who was in the middle of each major crisis of the railroad industry is profiled; a club layout in Zanesville, Ohio is visited; and, a look is taken at how a tourist and freight railroad keeps history alive in the Garden State. (9 of 14)
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709 SA 05/24/14 05:30pm 00:26:56 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Western Pacific Railroad Museum Tracks Ahead travels into the Sierra Nevada Mountains to visit a museum dedicated to the Western Pacific Railroad. A G gauge layout especially adapted to the harsh Arizona climate is highlighted; a great European collection and layout is visited; and, a New England tourist destination which started out as a sled dog ranch is visited.
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811 MO 05/26/14 06:00pm 00:26:45 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Young Guns of Steam 704 SA 04/05/14 05:30pm 00:27:16 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Saxony Narrow Gauge Railways 804 MO 04/07/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
36.2 Palo Verde & Western Railroad 705 SA 04/12/14 05:30pm 00:27:06 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 The Flying Yankee 805 MO 04/14/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
36.2 Japan's Bullet Trains 706 SA 04/19/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad 806 MO 04/21/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
36.2 Fairplex 808 MO 05/05/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
36.2 The Dakota Southern Railroad 707 SA 05/10/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
36.2 Arkansas & Missouri Railroad 809 MO 05/12/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) × × ST
36.2 Railroads In Patagonia 708 SA 05/17/14 05:30pm 00:27:06 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Adobe Mountain Railroad Park 810 MO 05/19/14 06:00pm 00:26:45 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Panama Canal Railway 709 SA 05/24/14 05:30pm 00:26:56 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Western Pacific Railroad Museum 811 MO 05/26/14 06:00pm 00:26:45 (RPT) (CC) × ST