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The Silver Rails Event Center “A Fine Place To Celebrate”

The APRHF does have a not so little secret in LaPlata that is enjoyed by many. It is the Silver Rails Event Center. This venue is operated by our Vice President Amy Cox. She …

Lets Take a Walk to the APRHF Exhibition of Amtrak History

It is finished!! The APRHF collected enough bricks from different places to finish the walkway to the Exhibition of Amtrak History. We hope this is only a temporary walkway …

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Wow I can see again!! ¬†Proclaimed a message on Facebook. Yes we know it has been quite a while since the trees were cleared. Funds are tight so this project had to wait. …

‘Ultimate Junior Ranger’ Rides on Final Trails & Rails Trip

 
Since May 18 2013, National Park Service Trails & Rails volunteers have rode the 298 miles between Chicago¬† and La Plata on Amtrak’s Southwest Chief line …

Galesburg Railroad Days a Fun Time with the Exhibit Train

Sometimes it takes a while to answer emails and sometimes it is done in record fashion. The email requesting us to work the Exhibit train in Galesburg, ILL was answered in …