The Roundhouse Podcast

Episodes

133: Yosemite Valley Railroad – Modeling a Historic Rarity
133: Yosemite Valley Railroad – Modeling a Historic Rarity

133: Yosemite Valley Railroad – Modeling a Historic Rarity

The Yosemite Valley Railroad was a connection between the Southern Pacific and Yosemite National Park that brought tourists in by the thousands, and it also hauled a considerable amount of freight. Jack Burgess is dedicated to understanding the history and…

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…