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Episode 100: Tom Barbalet

6/18/2018
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Well we made it, 100 episodes!! What a great journey this has been and it all started with the host of Model Rail Radio, Tom Barbalet so we decided who better to chat with almost four years later but the man himself. Tom is a great sport and a supporter of the show so what started out as a thirty minute interview ended as an hour and a half conversation. Thanks Tom and it won’t be long until we’re talking to you on episode 200. Enjoy!!

Duration:01:36:06

Mike Deverell - Part 4

6/11/2018
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Stop the presses, shout it from the mountain tops, let everyone know at long last it’s here. The final part of twenty-seven part Mike Deverell trilogy. Mike discusses his involvement with NMRA video program and how much he's learned from others and how much he enjoys the connections he’s made through the hobby.

Duration:00:58:53

AML Product News June 8th

6/8/2018
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All the news that is the news is right here at your fingertips thanks to Model Railroad News editor Tony Cook. From Walters to Athearn, Tony has once again travelled the globe searching out just what you need to know to enjoy the hobby to it’s fullest.

Duration:00:06:32

Episode 99: Adam Pinales

6/4/2018
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Have you ever wondered what would happen if your dad owned a hobby store?? What if you knew a guy who’d been exposed to trains his entire life and still can’t get enough. Just imagine what a podcast would be like if you interviewed somebody who was a locomotive engineer at the age of 19, is currently a conductor on the California Zephyr, building a live steam railroad around his house, a fantastic N scale layout and a garden railroad all at the same time. That guy would be Adam Pinales...

Duration:01:51:52

Arrowhead Models

5/28/2018
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Blaine Hatfield is launching a new company manufacturing high-end freight cars as he describes what it takes to get started and we’re there on the ground floor to hear all about it as Blaine opens the doors on the latest exciting adventure in his life. Blaine’s commitment to customer satisfaction will be second to none, relying on his experience from ten years in the industry giving the model railroad consumer more than what they’ve paid for. With an emphasis on information about the...

Duration:01:14:22

AML Product News: May 25th

5/25/2018
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It’s time once again for the another episode of the wildly popular AML Product News. You’ve told all your friends, you’ve told all your neighbors, you’ve even told grandma this is the one show she doesn’t wanna miss. So put down your glue gun stop work on that Santa Fe resin box car kit and hang onto your hat for the most informative podcast on the Internet. Enjoy!!

Duration:00:06:46

Episode 98: Tony Cook

5/21/2018
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He’s host of AML’s Product News, editor of Model Railroad News, editor of HO Collector and associate editor of Railroad Model Craftsman. He’s one of the hobby’s most significant journalists, spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of model railroading. Completely relaxed in front of the microphone Tony’s one and only true love is the Lincoln Continental and preferably the Mark IV. Enjoy!!

Duration:01:46:24

Take the Train to K.C.

5/14/2018
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Ever wondered what it would cost to take your own private railcar to an NMRA convention and return to the days of deluxe rail service on board Kevin Moore’s premier BERLIN sleeping car from Chicago to Kansas City this summer. We’ve added facts to our website describing in detail this once in a lifetime trip. Plus we find out why Amtrak has decided these private railcars have become so burdensome, they’ve almost been considered a non-necessity as these fine recreations of the American rail...

Duration:01:12:26

AML Product News: May 11th-2018

5/11/2018
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Want to find out how to chill a bottle of wine in just three minutes, still looking for that giant shark photo off the coast of Australia or thinking about how to become a professional bridesmaid. Well it’s all here in another addition of product news with your favorite Model Railroad News editor Tony Cook. So sit back was a giant bowl wedding rice, of steaming hot cup of boiler paint and enjoy!!

Duration:00:06:46

Episode 97: Jerry Britton

5/7/2018
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It’s another great story intertwining model railroading with everyday life. A native of Pennsylvania, this is the heart warming story of local boy makes good. Maintaining a very active blog, hosting an extremely well laid out website with millions and millions of visits, while building a fantastic layout. Jerry’s truly a nonstop whirling dervish, always something on the go, the kind of model railroader I always hoped to be. Never wasting a minute of valuable time as he works toward...

Duration:01:51:28

Mike Deverell Update

4/30/2018
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It's time for another visit with Mike Deverell and his Colorado Front Range Railroad. We pick up where we left off on our last visit as Mike describes using his new laser that he purchased in order to build structures specifically designed for his railroad. We learn about Sears homes which were basically giant 1:1 shipped to a town by the railroad and constructed buy a local crew. He also describes extensively using flats to create city scenes that will be well lit during nighttime...

Duration:00:34:45

Tape 2 Tape - 2018

4/29/2018
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It’s time once again for AML’s Stanley Cup playoff breakdown, yes that’s right it’s the show you been waiting all season for, Tape 2 Tape. Get ready to arrive at the net with the puck in a bad mood. All your favorite AML hockey analysts are here with their expert predictions and playoff analysis to save you the time of watching any games. There will be plenty of hooking and slashing as we sort out who’s finally victorious and hoists the cup. So get yourself a big bowl of old hockey tape,...

Duration:00:27:10

AML Product News

4/27/2018
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After a well deserved spring break of frolicking on the beaches in Daytona our favorite Model Railroad News editor Tony Cook, is back what another episode of product news. Walters announces another locomotive, the always popular trivia question as well as some of the most important product announcements in the hobby. Enjoy!!

Duration:00:08:41

Shane Show #4: Proto Throttle Review

4/23/2018
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Some say it’s the most realistic throttle for operating model diesel locomotives ever produced… We say it’s not a proven product until it passes the Shane test. It’s been reported in some circles that modelers can operate just like a real engineer with the new ProtoThrottle because the controls feel and perform just like the prototype. So take a listen while Model Railroad News editor Tony Cook and our very own Shane “the Young Gun” put this product to the test.

Duration:00:50:11

Episode 96: Blair Kooistra Part 2

4/16/2018
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It’s part two of Blair Kooistra month here on the ‘ole AML Network, a resident of Fort Worth, Texas, Blair has made outstanding contributions to the photographic interpretation of North America's railroading. He’s photographed railroads extensively since high school and his work has been widely published, with 15 articles in the Trains magazine index and he was recognized in its 50th anniversary issue (November 1990). He remains active as a photographer, concentrating on shortlines and...

Duration:01:29:54

Kooistra: a Dying Transcontinental

4/9/2018
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This is a bonus episode in the eighteen part Blair Kooistra trilogy as he describes in detail his stunning 27 minute black-and-white video tribute to the west end of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad and its employees, photographed during its last years of operation, 1977-1980. Blair returned decades later to the Pacific Northwest to complete the stories of the people who made the Milwaukee Road special. This is a great companion piece to a video that makes railroading...

Duration:00:58:02

Episode 95: Blair Kooistra Part One

4/2/2018
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If it moves Blair will photograph it, he’s such an interesting guy we declared April, Blair Kooistra month at the ‘ole AML Network. He started out as a photojournalist had his first article in Trains magazine published before he was and now works as a dispatcher for the BNSF. Living in Texas he decided it was only natural to Australian railroads but his Walla Walla Valley Railroad was featured in Great Model Railroads 2005. It’s another great interview and Blair is an interesting guy so...

Duration:01:24:27

Springfield Interview: ScaleTrains.com

3/26/2018
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More Springfield interviews featuring the ScaleTrains.com guys. Always easy to talk with, the boys from ScaleTrains.com don’t disappoint. So pull up a chair and listen to what Shane Wilson, Paul Ellis and Todd Arnett have to say.

Duration:01:02:44

AML Product news

3/23/2018
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Once again it’s time for our intrepid reporter Tony Cook Editor of Model Railroad news to bring you all the latest happenings in the world of model railroading. If you want to have your finger on the pulse of the hobby you’ve come to the right place. So grab yourself a warm bubbly glass of printer ink, a big bowl of shredded hospital gowns and enjoy !!!

Duration:00:11:08

SpringField Interview: SoundTraxx

3/22/2018
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Can’t get enough of Springfield interviews??... That’s good we got plenty !! George from SoundTraxx is always gracious enough to take the time to tell us what’s new in Durango, Colorado and this time was no different. George joined SoundTraxx in 2008 as a lifelong modeler and a “walking encyclopedia” of train facts and DCC know-how. He considers the model railroading community as “one big club.” Enjoy!!

Duration:00:26:54