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Freight, Passenger, Trolleys, Light Rail, Museums, as long as it is rail/train related, we talk about it!
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Freight, Passenger, Trolleys, Light Rail, Museums, as long as it is rail/train related, we talk about it!

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2018 NRHS Convention Review with Skip Waters and Chris Guenzler

9/16/2018
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Join us for a special edition of LTT as Skip Waters and Chris Guenzler review the trips and events from the 2018 NRHS Annual Convention held in Cumberland, MD. Trips were taken in three states of Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Hear about each event our hosts were part of and relive the events that took place. Please listen to Chris Guenzler's show about the 2018 NRHS Conveniton review with the link below......

Duration:00:56:24

2017 NRHS Convention Review with Skip Waters and Chris Guenzler

6/14/2018
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Join us for a special edition of LTT as Skip Waters and Chris Guenzler review the trips and events from the 2017 NRHS Annual Convention held in Nashville, Tenneesee. Trips were taken in three states of Georgia, Kentucky and Tennesee. Hear about each event our hosts were part of and relive the events that took place.

Duration:01:55:56

13th Annual "24 Hours @ Saginaw" 2018

5/26/2018
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Your host is Skip Waters, organizer of the 13th Annual "24 Hours @ Saginaw" 2018, a 24 hour railwatching event sponsored by the North Texas Chapter, NRHS. Joining us will be local guests attending "24 Hours @ Saginaw" as we share the fun and exciting activities happening at the Saginaw Chamber of Commerce depot in Saginaw, Texas. Lots to hear and talk about. Join us and our regular callers at 10:00 AM Pacific, 12:00 Noon Central Time. The call in telephone number is 646-716-7106

Duration:01:32:48

The History, Present, and Future of Amtrak Cascades--Post Derailment

1/20/2018
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Please join us, as special guest Bob Alkire joins us to discuss the fatal events which took place near DuPont, Washington, in December 2017. Bob will discuss the history of the line, the right-of-way involved in the recent incident and its inaugural run that never reached its final destination. We also talk about facts that have come to light in the past month, including the lack of PTC and how the incident occurred during it inaugural run. We will also discuss our thoughts of what will...

Duration:01:12:21

LTT is Back On The Air -- at Silver Rails Model Train Show, LaPlata, Mo.

10/24/2017
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After a year of being off the air, and many listeners asking, the Let's Talk Trains Show is back! What better way, than to be at the SilverRails Model Trains Show, held in LaPlata, Missouri, on October 21st. First, we will talk about the new format of the show, and our newest sponsor of the show VirtualRailfan.com. Then we will have the President of the APRHF, Bob Cox, join us to talk about the happening around the APRHF, including updates on the Lookout Point Park, TrainParty, APRHFStore,...

Duration:01:03:31

12th Annual "24 Hours @ Saginaw" 2017

5/27/2017
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Your host is Skip Waters, organizer of the 12th Annual "24 Hours @ Saginaw" 2017, a 24 hour railwatching event sponsored by the North Texas Chapter, NRHS. Join us with local guests attending "24 Hours @ Saginaw" as we share the fun and exciting activities happening at the Saginaw Chamber of Commerce depot in Saginaw, Texas. A Hot Spot to watch Trains in North Texas! Lots to hear and talk about. Join us and our regular callers at 10:00 AM Pacific, 12:00 Noon Central Time. The call in...

Duration:00:30:52

Chris Guenzler talks about his 2016 train trips plus other events he has done

12/23/2016
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Chris Guenzler talks about his 2016 train trips plus other events he has done. He won't talk at his 2016 NRHS trip which he already covered on another show.

Duration:00:55:24

Amazing Chris Guenzler tells you about his NRHS 2016 Denver Convention Trip

8/27/2016
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He will tell you all about his trip

Duration:02:07:43

The Center for Railroad Photography and Art

6/23/2016
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Bob continues his series on preservation with Scott Lothes, the Executive Director of the Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Scott will talk about the Center and its history, the annual Converstions weekend, the Center's collection of photographs, photo preservation in general and how the Center preserves and details the information on their collections.

Duration:01:59:25

11th Annual "24 Hours @ Saginaw" 2016

5/28/2016
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Your host is Skip Waters, organizer of the 11th Annual "24 Hours @ Saginaw" 2016, a 24 hour railwatching event sponsored by the North Texas Chapter, NRHS. Join us with local guests attending "24 Hours @ Saginaw" as we share the fun and exciting activities happening at the Saginaw Chamber of Commerce depot in Saginaw, Texas. A Hot Spot to watch Trains in North Texas! Lots to hear and talk about. Join us and our regular callers at 10:00 AM Pacific, 12:00 Noon Central Time. The call in...

Duration:02:00:03

Historic Preservation with T J Gaffney

5/21/2016
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T J Gaffney has worked on several preservation projects in the Port Huron, Michigan area. He joins Bob Alkire for a live broadcast for a conversation about historic preservation, his company Streamline Historic Services and his job at Conrail. Join us a t 10:00 AM Pacific/1:00 PM Eastern at 646-716-7106.

Duration:02:05:11

LTT On The Road: Wichita, Kansas

5/12/2016
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This month's On The Road episode, we head west of our headquarters state of Missouri to Kansas. down the Kansas Turnpike and over lots abandon raibeds to the town of Wichita. Wichita, Kansas used to be a center of rai for the plains, with all the cattle drives ending Wichita. Now freighttrains still rumble through but most don't stop. Passenger Servive ended years ago, a some folksare trying to restart service. The town still has it's Union Station, is semi good repair, with developers...

Duration:01:59:23

A Conversation with Fred Frailey

4/18/2016
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Fred Frailey is a columnist, Feature Writer and blogger for Trains Magazine for which he has written for 37 years. Fred has spent a lifetime as a newspaper and magazine writer and editor; and will soon be divididng his time with his wife Cathie between the Colorado Rockies and an island off the Atlantic Coast of Georgia.

Duration:02:10:09

LTT On The Road: Rosenberg Texas Railroad Museum RailFest

4/9/2016
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The APRHF's Let's Talk Trains program travels to Rosenberg, Texas to be part of the Rosenberg Railroad Museum's 2016 RailFest. Join us as we find out about Rosenberg and it's Railroad Museum. We learn about the history of the town and the railroad that runs through it. This will be a LIVE episode So listeners can call in and give their stories about Rosenberg and ask questions. Join us for an interesting program.

Duration:02:01:29

Winterail 2016

3/25/2016
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Bob and Elizabeth host this week as they talk about their visit to Winterail. After 38 years in Stockton, Winterail has moved to Corvallis, OR. It promises to be an interesting weekend as we head to Portland to ride Tri-Met's Westside Express, photograph stations on the way to Corvallis, attend the Friday night Pizza party and Slide Show, spend Saturday attending the various Winterail programs and swap meet and finish the weekend riding behind McCloud River 25 on the Oregon Coast Scenic on...

Duration:01:37:24

LTT On The Road: American Heritage Railways and the Great Smoky Mountain Railway

3/12/2016
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Allan "Al" Harper returns to Let's Talk Trains to recap the American Heritage Railways and Rail Events happenings as ShuttletrainTED takes a trip on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Al makes three big annoucements and then we talk to Bryson City, NC mayor and Swain County Chamber of Commerce. The Executive Director of the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad and the On Board Conductor visit to bring us up to date on the 2016

Duration:01:40:08

APRHF Rail Rangers' 2016 Excursion Series & Special Announcement, plus more

3/5/2016
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This episode of the APRHF's Let's Talk Trains Show, Kansas City Nathan is at the helm with special guests, Robert & Kandace Tabern, of the APRHF Rail Rangers, who have a VERY EXCITING announcement for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of railroad excursion history. With the APRHF Rail Rangers in full swing, in 2016, Robert & Kandace Tabern will be announcing the events and historic excursions around the Midwestern United States---be sure to listen to these upcoming events, as well...

Duration:02:36:57

An Interview with Doug Alexander and his trip on the Amtrak Inspection Train

3/1/2016
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On this episode of APRHF's Let's Talk Trains, we visit with Doug Alexander, whom was selected to ride last month's Amtrak's Inspection Train from New Orleans, Louisiana to Jacksonville, Florida. We started out by asking him describe his passion for trains and passenger railroading. Then we asked about heavy passenger rail in his area of the country. We then moved on to have him revisit his trip on board the inspection train. A litte background... Doug Alexander is a fourth-generation native...

Duration:02:10:26

Applied Imagination: Who are they? What are they?

2/13/2016
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Ever been to a botanical garden and seen their trains running around a layout? Christmastime many, more public gardens, department stores have found a way to bring visitors into their facilities. TRAINS. THe company, Applied Imagination has filled that niche for many of them.On this edition of Let's Talk Trains we will interview spme of the most creative people I know. Jion us for a LIVE show.

Duration:01:59:57

The American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation

1/21/2016
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Bob Cox, president of the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation will discuss several aspects of the organization including such topics as history, purpose, programs, achievements and future plans.

Duration:01:59:03