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What does the APRHF do??

What does the APRHF do??

Jun 28th 2014

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Trails & Rails: August 13, 2013 – Meet the Coordinators

It’s hard to believe, but the end of summer is almost around the corner!! (Maybe the “Back to School” sales going up at local stores will remind you of …

Let Me Tell You About the Silver Rails Gallery and Memorial Library

The Silver Rails Gallery and Memorial Library was opened in 2010.  It was the idea of one of our members. This is the only permanent gallery that is devoted to rail works of …

What is NARM?? North American Reciprocal Museum

The APRHF has a membership with the North American Reciprocal Museum organization. What does that mean to you? It means that your engineer or above membership with our …

A little trimming on the road to the lookout

The road to the lookout has a neat feature due to the canopy the trees that have formed over it. While you are walking on the road it is as if you are taking a walk through …

Lookout Point Re-Model and Call for Donations / Volunteers

Attention all fans/users of the Railfan Lookout Point in La Plata. It is in need of some new siding and two new windows. Last winter took its toll and it needs to be re-done. …

KTVO-TV Interviews Trails & Rails APRHF Coordinators

Hello everyone! This is Robert Tabern, Chicago Coordinator for the Trails & Rails co-sponsored by APRHF. With the end of June and the start of July just around the …

Trails & Rails: Riding the Rails for a Month Already!

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a month now that Trails & Rails has been going on the Southwest Chief between Chicago and La Plata. Due to myself changing …

Long Distance Trains are a Neccessity

Here is a neat story featuring a photo of the Southwest Chief pulling into the LaPlata Depot. This Depot is cared for by Amtrak and the APRHF.org.  Your president of the …

APRHF Member Window Stickers are Here!!!!

If you are a member of the APRHF as of this posting and do not have one of these window decals please email mail us your address and we will mail one out. Having this on the …

APRHF/Trails and Rails makes the Passenger Rail News

Every day at 3 p.m., Amtrak Southwest Chief departs the south concourse at Chicago Union Station. For the first 1.5 miles out of the station, the train travels due south, …