The Roundhouse Podcast

Episodes

127: Pentrex Narrator Dave Drui
127: Pentrex Narrator Dave Drui

127: Pentrex Narrator Dave Drui

Do you remember watching Pentrex? The company produced many hour-long videos showcasing different railroads around the continent. One consistent and crucial element of these was the narrator who would describe the history and scenes unfolding. Dave Drui is that narrator,…

126: Pennsylvania Trolley Museum – Founder Art Ellis
126: Pennsylvania Trolley Museum – Founder Art Ellis

126: Pennsylvania Trolley Museum – Founder Art Ellis

At 102 years old, Art Ellis shares many memories from living in Pittsburgh, riding trolleys, working for Pittsburgh Railways, and helping to found the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum. Related Episodes The Scrapper who Saved Steam Railroad Photographers Lucius Beebe and Charles…

125: California State Railroad Museum
125: California State Railroad Museum

125: California State Railroad Museum

We’re continuing to trade spaces with the California State Railroad Museum. Coordinator of Exhibits and Interpretive Programs Kim Whitfield shares some highlights of their impressive collection, how they are embracing digital tools to showcase it, and the significance of storytelling…

Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad Returning to Operation
Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad Returning to Operation

Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad Returning to Operation

Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad is returning to operation. Western Forest Industries Museum Executive Director Bethan Maher shares her vision of reopening the railroad, how it can represent the history of the Pacific Northwest, and why it’s important to so many…

Railroad Photographers Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg
Railroad Photographers Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

Railroad Photographers Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

We are “trading spaces” with the California State Railroad Museum’s “The Roundhouse Crosstalk Podcast” by featuring their episode on noted railroad photographers Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg. Tony Reevy, author of “The Railroad Photography of Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg,”…