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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
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 SA 08/16/14 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 SA 08/23/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Alco PA1 The history of one of the most beautiful diesel locomotives ever built is looked at; the hills of West Virginia are scaled on a three-line railroad; a historic steam train that has been lovingly restored is riden, and a man is introduced who recreates Hollywood magic every day. Spencer Christian again hosts this 14-part series on railroading.
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601 MO 08/25/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 The Mollibahn Tracks Ahead rides the route of royalty through the countryside and streets of northern Germany; visits a great O gauge club in New York; rides into the Kentucky hills; and stops for a concert on top of Colorado's LaVeta pass. Spencer Christian hosts. (7 of 13)
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807 SA 08/30/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Wisconsin & Southern Railroad The birth of the Wisconsin & Southern is followed--a new railroad built on a part of the old Milwaukee Road. Also: theater is combined with a fine meal on the rails; a man is visited who has combined his interest in model railroading with computer control; and an award-winning railroad artist shows how its done. Spencer Christian hosts.
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602 MO 09/01/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Digital Command Control A revolution in model railroad control is allowing multiple train operation on the same track. Also: the "up north" feeling is caught, in an outdoor railroad in the woods of Northern Michigan; an award winning California photographer is met; and the Utah Belt Railroad in a Missouri basement is visited. Spencer Christian hosts.
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603 MO 09/08/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Ireland Steam Tour The beauty of the Irish countryside is experienced on a steam trip through the Suir Valley; a couple in Iowa has turned their front yard into a wonderful garden railroad display; the Hesston Steam Museum in Indiana is visited, and Shirley Burman discusses the role that women have played in railroading. Spencer Christian hosts.
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604 MO 09/15/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × 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 SA 09/20/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 Amusement Park Trains The history of amusement park trains, which are still in use today, is examined. In California, an operating steam railroad brings back the look and feel of a hundred years ago. A nostalgic trip is taken, back to the days when Lionel catalogues were on Christmas wish lists; and the Montana State Fair's connection to trains is explored. Spencer Christian hosts.
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605 MO 09/22/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × 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 SA 09/27/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
10.1 The White Creek Railroad The White Creek Railroad, located on 100 acres in western Michigan, is riden. A railroad-themed Arizona B&B is visited, a retired NASA engineer shows what he does for relaxation, and an exhibit is shown that is billed as the most comprehensive display of toy trains in America. Spencer Christian hosts.
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606 MO 09/29/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 The Flying Yankee 805 SA 08/16/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad 806 SA 08/23/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Alco PA1 The history of one of the most beautiful diesel locomotives ever built is looked at; the hills of West Virginia are scaled on a three-line railroad; a historic steam train that has been lovingly restored is riden, and a man is introduced who recreates Hollywood magic every day. Spencer Christian again hosts this 14-part series on railroading.
WEB LINK
601 MO 08/25/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 The Mollibahn 807 SA 08/30/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Wisconsin & Southern Railroad The birth of the Wisconsin & Southern is followed--a new railroad built on a part of the old Milwaukee Road. Also: theater is combined with a fine meal on the rails; a man is visited who has combined his interest in model railroading with computer control; and an award-winning railroad artist shows how its done. Spencer Christian hosts.
WEB LINK
602 MO 09/01/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Digital Command Control A revolution in model railroad control is allowing multiple train operation on the same track. Also: the "up north" feeling is caught, in an outdoor railroad in the woods of Northern Michigan; an award winning California photographer is met; and the Utah Belt Railroad in a Missouri basement is visited. Spencer Christian hosts.
WEB LINK
603 MO 09/08/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Ireland Steam Tour The beauty of the Irish countryside is experienced on a steam trip through the Suir Valley; a couple in Iowa has turned their front yard into a wonderful garden railroad display; the Hesston Steam Museum in Indiana is visited, and Shirley Burman discusses the role that women have played in railroading. Spencer Christian hosts.
WEB LINK
604 MO 09/15/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Fairplex 808 SA 09/20/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Amusement Park Trains The history of amusement park trains, which are still in use today, is examined. In California, an operating steam railroad brings back the look and feel of a hundred years ago. A nostalgic trip is taken, back to the days when Lionel catalogues were on Christmas wish lists; and the Montana State Fair's connection to trains is explored. Spencer Christian hosts.
WEB LINK
605 MO 09/22/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 Arkansas & Missouri Railroad 809 SA 09/27/14 05:30pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.2 The White Creek Railroad The White Creek Railroad, located on 100 acres in western Michigan, is riden. A railroad-themed Arizona B&B is visited, a retired NASA engineer shows what he does for relaxation, and an exhibit is shown that is billed as the most comprehensive display of toy trains in America. Spencer Christian hosts.
WEB LINK
606 MO 09/29/14 06:00pm 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST