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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

Episode 94: Kenny Broomfield

3/19/2018
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“The Broomfield” is sweeping the nation like a new dance craze. Tired of doing the Macarena, the Locomotion or even Chubby Checker’s beloved Twist?? Then it’s time for you to get on board with all the other “cool” kids at your school and start doing “the Broomfield.” While you’re at take a listen to our latest episode and have the time of your life!! Enjoy !!

Duration:01:39:43

New Product Stuff (that's kinda old)

3/12/2018
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Just when you thought there wasn’t enough… There’s more!!! It’s Bruce the Mailboy, Tony Cook (Model Railroad News editor) and AML’s very own Lionel. (the Evil Overlord) It’s a last minute show that took over 2 months to release but we froze it so it’s still fresh. Enjoy !!

Duration:00:56:00

AML Product News

3/9/2018
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All the news that is the news… Ever wondered which railroad bought the most of General Electrics B36-7’s well then you’ve come to the right place, find out about this and all the other important news of the day in model railroading right here with Model Railroad News editor Tony Cook. Enjoy !!

Duration:00:07:30

Springfield Interview - NMRA's Christina Ganzer-Zambri

3/8/2018
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Another Springfield interview this time with Christina Ganzer-Zambri the NMRA’s marketing consultant from the exhibitors lounge at the Amherst Railway Society’s show at the Eastern Exposition grounds in Springfield , Massachusetts. Enjoy !!

Duration:00:32:27

Episode 93: Mike Wichowski

3/5/2018
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From the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field and Green Bay, Wisconsin it’s AML’s very own Olympic hopeful Mike Wichowski. So why is a cheesehead modeling the Denver and Rio Grande Western?? Simple, he learned to downhill ski at an early age and decided to combine both the speed of the giant slalom with the skill of model railroading to create a twisted monstrosity. In order to get the best interview possible we enlisted our very own Mike “the Spoon” Ostertag to carefully analysis all of Little...

Duration:01:48:17

Springfield Interview - Show Director John Sacerdoti

2/26/2018
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Ever wonder who’s in charge at the big Amherst Railway Society Train Show?? Well who’ve come to the right place, it’s our exclusive interview with show director John Sacerdote. We had the chance to visit with John in the show office just long enough to find out all the behind scenes goings on. Enjoy!!

Duration:00:20:48

AML Product News

2/23/2018
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Just in time for that busy Friday morning drive to work it's the latest edition of product news with Model Railroad News editor Tony Cook. Don't forget to take notes for the always popular Q&A after the game in the Whalers dressing room. Enjoy!!!

Duration:00:11:59

Episode 92: Steve Campbell

2/19/2018
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Ever want to know how to get full use of the garage for your model railroad or how your wife might let you build a model railroad in the bedroom. It’s all here in the latest episode of a ModelersLife. Like most of us Steve started out with a layout his father helped him build and now in retirement he enjoys the hobby even more. Steve models the New York Central on a 4’X 8’ layout that was featured in Model Railroader. Check out his website here: hitopbranchmodelrr.com Enjoy.

Duration:01:36:56

Conversations With Bruce

2/12/2018
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What can we tell you, our number one superfan Bruce Kelly had some hard hitting questions for Tony Cook editor of Model Railroad News, so we hit record button sent them back to their corners and told them to come out swinging. Tony wants to meet Joe Fugate and we’d like to figure out the secret of the universe. So here’s a spur of the moment podcast which unlike all the AML shows that strictly follow a script. So get yourself a tall frosty mug of spent rocket fuel, a big bowl of crushed...

Duration:00:56:11

MinuteMan Models at Springfield

2/10/2018
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An interview with Shawn Cavaretta from MinuteMan Scale Models of Nashua, New Hampshire and interesting story of starting out in the model railroading industry with laser cut kits and ending up producing Scale Coat Paints. So get yourself a warm mug of Pullman Green paint, a crunching bowl of dried brushes and enjoy !!!

Duration:00:16:05

AML Product News

2/9/2018
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All the news that is the news in the world of model railroading with Model Railroad News editor Tony Cook. It’s the most exciting 10 minutes in podcasting!!! Enjoy!!!

Duration:00:10:01

Episode 91: Jason Quinn

2/5/2018
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Weathering, Chessie System, Ford Mustangs and DCC Trains in Cincinnati are important ingredients to becoming a well rounded model railroader. Especially if you live Indianapolis and have been custom painting locomotives since you were in middle school. Jason has appeared on Ken Patterson’s show several times describing how to weather cars and he does the same for us here. It’s a great show with tons of information and before you know it you’ll be shopping for your own Shelby Mustang. Enjoy...

Duration:01:35:23

Fading Yellow With Mike Deverell

1/29/2018
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Shane “the Young Gun” and Ralph Renzetti discuss fading yellow on Union Pacific locomotives and we hear some more updates from Mike Deverell about his Colorado Front Range Railroad.

Duration:01:13:17

AML Product News - Amherst Train Show

1/27/2018
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This is a special report… Insert dramatic music here. From the AML headquarters in Busted Knuckle, Kentucky it’s the Amherst Train Show product news show. Find out about all the exciting new products being announced by different manufacturers right here with Tony Cook, Model Railroad News editor. We’ve searched every nook and cranny of the model railroad world to bring you all the news that is the news just for you to enjoy!!!

Duration:00:12:26

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