trains http://iowapublicradio.org en A Railroad Atlas of Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/railroad-atlas-iowa <p>Guest host Dennis Reese&nbsp;talks with Richard C. Carpenter, author of <em>A Railroad Atlas of the United States in 1946, Vol. 5 (Iowa and Minnesota)</em>. &nbsp;A pivotal point in the discussion is the year 1946 when trains and railroads had quite a different presence than today.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:10:15 +0000 Dennis Reese 34190 at http://iowapublicradio.org A Railroad Atlas of Iowa Railroad enthusiasts flocking to Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/railroad-enthusiasts-flocking-iowa <p>For nine days, starting next week, Iowa will be railroad heaven for fans of old trains. Thousands of people will be climbing aboard, photographing, or just admiring the romance of an earlier time. An organization of railroad buffs is bringing its national meeting to Iowa for the first time.</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:00:21 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 3226 at http://iowapublicradio.org Railroad enthusiasts flocking to Iowa