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Here is a view of the APRHF’s “Model Ambassador”

Motion is the attractor of many folks and nothing attracts people more than a model railroad with trains running. Kids and adults equally love it. It also provides for …

APRHF Trails & Rails Program Begins Second Year of Trips

It may be hard to believe, but  it’s been a whole year since the APRHF-sponsored Trails & Rails program began rolling on Amtrak’s Southwest Chief between …

What is a Passport Stamp??

Since the setup of the Trails and Rails the APRHF has learned about a new group that collects Passport Stamps from the National Park Service. They are much like a train or …

National Train Day 2014. A Good Day for all Ages.

It was the third year for the National Train Day event at the LaPlata.

Lobby all ready for the big day.
We had a good crowd (about 60) and a large group of riders (25). The …

APRHF Trails & Rails Volunteers Attend Safety Training; Also Receive Tour of Amtrak’s 14th St. Yards in Chicago

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, National Park Service Trails & Rails volunteers who live in four different states came together at Chicago’s Union Station to attend an …

We have been working on the Exhibition of Amtrak History

Finally!!! The weather has allowed your APRHF president and Vice president to get out and update the displays in the Exhibition of Amtrak History. We have had many things …

National Train Day Event in La Plata May 10th 2014

Come and see living history at the Amtrak Station in LaPlata, Missouri. See historical photos of the railroad scene in years gone by and see it as it is today. The APRHF, …

Silver Rails Model Train Show Oct 18th 2014

Time flies when you are having fun and I am amazed that this upcoming show is our fifth year.
The American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation (APRHF), a non-profit 501c-3 …

Preparations Underway for 2014 Trails & Rails

Even though the upcoming summer season of the APRHF-sponsored Trails & Rails program between Chicago, Illinois and La Plata, Missouri doesn’t officially start up …

Silver Rails Gallery and Event Center Combo 2014 Update!!!

Whew!! The end of phase one of a very long project is now complete. The APRHF has decided to move the Silver Rails Gallery and Memorial Library over to the Silver Rails Event …