NEW RAIL PHOTO EXHIBIT AT OKLAHOMA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

A new photographic exhibit at the Oklahoma Historical Society highlights the role of railroads in that state. “Smoke Over Oklahoma: The Railroad Photographs of Preston George” includes 25 images of the historic locomotives and railroad lines that passed thru Oklahoma. Those lines included the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad (known as the “Katy”), the Sante…

PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY CELEBRATES RAILROAD ART

A new exhibit at the Pasadena Museum of History in California is examining art motivated by the world of the railroad. The Art of Getting There: Railroad Inspired Artistry, which runs from March 29th to August 13th, displays a variety of works ranging from paintings to sculpture to photography. Periods for the art stretch from…

MUSIC FOR THE ACR – FUNDRAISER FOR ALGOMA PASSENGER TRAIN

The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) has announced a major fundraising event toward re-starting passenger rail service on the Algoma Central Railway. On April 6th, celebrated Canadian folksinger Ian Tamblyn will perform at Algoma’s Water Tower Inn & Suites in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Money raised will support efforts by Missanabie Cree First Nation…

ALGOMA PASSENGER TRAIN SUPPORTERS SEEK CROSS-BORDER HELP

Despite two consecutive Canadian federal governments pulling support, and the non-participation of the Ontario provincial government, those working to reinstate the Algoma Central Railway (ACR) passenger train continue their fight. Stakeholders now offer two new ways for supporters of the train to add their voice. For Canadian citizens & residents, a parliamentary e-petition is available,…

FORSAKEN – SUTHERLAND WESTERN – DVD RELEASE DATE

Forsaken (2016), the Western starring Donald and Kiefer Sutherland, has received a North American DVD & Blu-ray release date. Home copies of the first feature film in which the Sutherlands have acted together will be available March 29th. In this Alberta-shot film, Kiefer Sutherland plays John Henry Clayton, a Civil War veteran who became a…