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Explores railroad prototypes, models, personalities, and lore covering not only the railways and modelers of the past, but of the present and future. Spencer Christian hosts.

TV Schedule

The Flying Yankee #805 [TV-G]
The East Coast version of the "Train that Changed America," a slice of the New Haven line that's been preserved in N gauge, four layouts under one roof in the shadow of the Golden Gate, and a bed and breakfast in Vermont that has a very special feature.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 pm EDT

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad #806 [TV-G]
In Ohio, take a close look at a modern freight line that has its roots in the past; visit a large public layout in northern Georgia; visit a logging museum in Wisconsin; and meet a photographer who plies his trade late at night.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 15 at 7:00 pm EDT

The Mollibahn #807 [TV-G]
Ride the route of royalty through the countryside and streets of northern Germany, visit a great O gauge club in New York, ride into the Kentucky hills, and stop for a concert on top of Colorado's LaVeta pass.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 22 at 7:00 pm EDT

Fairplex #808 [TV-G]
Visit a southern California railway historical society, one of the oldest garden railroads in the country; enter the magic world of the Sunset Valley Oregon Railroad; visit a toy and train museum in Vermont's scenic Quechee Gorge Village; and ride through New York's Finger Lakes region.

  • KET2 Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 pm EST

Arkansas & Missouri Railroad #809 [TV-G]
Go to Arkansas, home of Wal-Mart, Tyson Chicken, and a combination freight passenger railroad; meet a train collector whose displays only enhance his operating layouts; go to Kansas and ride behind a restored steam engine; and visit a piece of resurrected history in Nevada.

  • KET2 Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 pm EST

Adobe Mountain Railroad Park #810 [TV-G]
Visit one of the largest model railroad clubs in the country, meet a husband and wife who have built a dream layout on a Georgia mountain top, view the scenic gorge of the Payette River, and tour a huge seven and a half inch gauge railroad operation.

  • KET2 Thursday, November 12 at 7:00 pm EST

Western Pacific Railroad Museum #811 [TV-G]
A museum dedicated to the Western Pacific Railroad, a G gauge layout especially adapted to the harsh Arizona climate, visit a great European collection and layout, and visit a New England tourist destination which started out as a sled dog ranch.

  • KET2 Thursday, November 19 at 7:00 pm EST

California Zephyr #812 [TV-G]
Ride the route of the California Zephyr; a layout that uses some very special equipment in its operations; visit The Henry Ford museum and railroad in Dearborn, Michigan; and ride through the scenic lakes region of New Hampshire.

  • KET2 Thursday, November 26 at 7:00 pm EST

Trans Siberian Railroad, Part 1 #813 [TV-G]
Take a ride on the longest rail line on the planet, visit an Arizona man who has built a tribute to his native New York, go to Cincinnati and visit a museum that is a testament to a childhood dream, and meet a man who never met a model train gauge he didn't like.

  • KET2 Thursday, December 10 at 7:00 pm EST

Trans Siberian Railroad, Part 2 #814 [TV-G]
Journey through Russia over more than 6,000 miles of the Trans-Siberian Railroad on the luxurious Golden Eagle train.

  • KET2 Thursday, December 17 at 7:00 pm EST
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