The hit PBS series Tracks Ahead has a unique appeal for train lovers of all ages. Now broadcast on more than 200 PBS stations across America, Japan, host Spencer Christian (formerly of ABC's Good Morning America fame) presents the best of steam locomotives, railroad stories, model trains and art.
In the season of Tracks Ahead you will see railroad prototypes, models, personalities and lore covering not only the railways and modelers of the past, but of the present and future. Explore everything involved with railroading, from model trains and museums to collectors and authors. The stories intrigue a variety of viewers, while walking a middle line between technical and general information.
Saxony Narrow Gauge Railways (March 9)
Tracks Ahead visits the German state of Saxony to see narrow gauge steam line; Enjoy a large Lionel club layout in Levittown, New York; visit a combination freight and passenger railroad in Pennsylvania; and visit a 7 inch gauge steam line in Pennsylvania.
The Flying Yankee (March 16)
See the East Coast version of the "Train that Changed America"; look at a slice of the New Haven line that's been preserved in N gauge; look at four layouts under one roof in the shadow of the Golden Gate; and visit a bed and breakfast in Vermont that has a very special feature.
Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad (March 23)
Tracks Ahead goes to Ohio to take a close look at a modern freight line that has its roots in the past; visit a large public layout in northern Georgia; ride the rails to visit a logging museum in Wisconsin; and visit with a photographer who plies his trade late at night.
The Mollibahn (March 30)
Ride the route of royalty through the countryside and streets of northern Germany; visit a great O gauge club in New York; ride into the Kentucky hills; and stop for a concert on top of Colorado's LaVeta pass.
All Aboard for Tracks Ahead Online!