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APRHF and Trails & Rails Outreach Programs Announced for 2015; Join us in Chicago, Glen Ellyn, and Galesburg

Many people in the Chicagoland area and in La Plata, Missouri know that a Trails & Rails program has been operating on the Southwest Chief for the past few years now. The …

New Trails & Rails Trainees Complete Six Days of Training

Even though our Trails & Rails program has been on its annual winter-time hiatus for the past five months now and things appear to be very quiet, trainees and …

Beggars Can’t Be Choosers (Santa Fe Signal Bridges Gone at LaPlata, MO)

The APRHF and BNSF have been in communication for quite a while about the donation of one of the Signal Bridges in LaPlata. This was to happen when they were torn down. Sadly …

New Membership Options!!

In an effort to give you back  some more enjoyment for being a member with us. We are now offering a subscription to White River Productions or Cowcatcher magazine for …

New Silver Rails Gallery Progress

Things are finally getting moving for the new location of the Silver Rails Gallery.  As you may know this new location is in the east end of the Silver Rails Event Center. …

Trails & Rails: Hard at Work During the Off Season

Traditionally, fewer people take the train during the colder winter months. The APRHF-sponsored Trails & Rails program on the Southwest Chief between Chicago Union …

Trails End Model Train and Railroadiana Show. April 25 and 26th 2015

The APRHF is hosting a Model Train Show in Sedalia. This will also be a fundraiser for us. We are excited to be part of the bigger Trails End event that is happening on the …

Lets Talk Trains is Expanding!!! Opportunities are here for you.

Do you like trains? Do you like to interview and host on the radio? Do you like to travel to different railroad events or museums? Do you like to ride trains? Then this is a …

Holiday Wishes to YOU!!

On behalf of the APRHF officers I would like to extend Blessed Christmas Wishes and Happy New Year to all our members and supporters. Thank You for being a part of us.

Santa Is Here!! Santa Is Here!!

The title was the words from the kids as Amtrak #3  “Southwest Chief” slowed to a stop. After regular passengers stepped off the train. Santa greeted the crowd …