Members of the National Model Railroaders Association tell us why they love the hobby.
Also On This Episode
- Indiana Transportation Museum: We take the show to Noblesville to get a back-stage tour of the Indiana Transportation Museum.
- Rosedale Strawberry Festival and Train Show: Model railroad enthusiasts converge on Rosedale for a swap meet. We go along to learn about the business and the community of the hobby.
- The Orphan Trains: More than a century ago an estimated 200 thousand children were left abandoned and homeless in Eastern U.S. cities. We offer up a history lesson about a movement that utilized the nation’s rail lines to take orphans to new homes in the mid-west.
- McKnight’s Raiders: Get on board, but keep your valuables at home. There’s a train robbery about to take place at the French Lick Scenic Railway!
Previously aired: 6/7/10