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Something new in the Exhibition of Amtrak History (UPDATED 9/28/2014)

The next time you are in LaPlata and have that thought about you have already seen everything that is in the APRHF Exhibition of Amtrak history. Think again… There is a …

Recruitment Underway for APRHF-sponsored Trails & Rails

 

Trails & Rails volunteer Ruth Maxwell makes a group of children from Switzerland junior rangers.
 
The National Park Service and the American Passenger Rail …

APRHF Trails & Rails Volunteers Donate 1,700+ Hours of Time

As sunny days and warmer temperatures become more abundant, the Summer 2014 season of the APRHF-sponsored Trails & Rails program on the Southwest Chief continues to …

What does the APRHF do??

Over the past few years any of us affiliated with this organization have been asked thes question in the title.  Most of us follow with a well, then a pause, it is not …

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 …