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Trails and Rails on the Southwest Chief #3

We are just a few weeks away from our Trails & Rails Inaugural Run on the Southwest Chief between Chicago and La Plata, Missouri… and all 25 docents are very …

Trails and Rails on the Southwest Chief #2

As I write this blog post here (on April 22, 2013) we are halfway done with the Trails & Rails group’s training runs to Galesburg and back. Over the course of six …

Trails and Rails on the Southwest Chief #1

– Even though it’s April now and it feels more like December… remember when it was December and it felt more like April? Anyway, my wife Kandace and I took …

Silver Rails Country: Exciting, Relaxing and Fun! All in One!

Are you looking for a place that is Exciting? Come on out!!
Are you looking for a place to Relax? Come on out!!
Are you looking to have some Fun? Come on out!!
 Silver Rails …

National Train Day 2013 in LaPlata, Chicago and Los Angeles

First off here is the info on the La Plata Event. The train station will be open from 9 to 3 on May 11th
Free Coffee and Donuts available in the morning, Amtrak Memorabilia …

APRHF Advisory Council Report

Here is a large update on what has been going on over the past few weeks. We had a formal meetings in La Plata and outlined some goals to achieve. We had lots of good …

Lookout Point Park: All Season Train Watching Excitement!!

The rail lookout point was built in 2007 on the Ex-Wabash right away as an open platform train watching deck. Wabash crossed the Ex-Santa Fe (now BNSF) transcon via a bridge. …

Working at the Exhibition of Amtrak History and Lookout Point Today

Hello members and friends. Today myself and my daughter took some time to update some displays and make sure everything was working OK. We found a couple of burned out light …

Silver Rails Model Train Show October 19th 2013

The American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF), a non-profit 501c-3 organization, is hosting the 4th annual Silver Rails Model Train Show on Saturday, October 19th, …

2012 Silver Rails Model Train Show Flyer

Silver Rails Model Train Show
When: October 20, 2012
Where: Silver Rails Event Center 204 E. Moore Street LaPlata, MO
Time: ham to 3pm Entry: $3.00 per person Kids 12 and …