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Van Camp to visit AETN studios for 'More Trains Around North America' Aug. 6

Posted 26 Jul 2017

Robert Van Camp, creator and producer of the 'Great Scenic Railways' series, will be live in the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios for the broadcast of 'More Trains Around North America' Sunday, Aug. 6, at 4 p.m.

'More Trains Around North America' is the follow-up to the popular travel show 'Trains Around North America.' Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program traces America's railroad history, telling the unforgettable stories of nearly a dozen historic and scenic tourist railroads, stretching from the Pacific Northwest of Canada all the way to the Adirondack Mountains of New York. More than just a tour, this travelogue captures the railroads that defined the spirit of an era, created a new industry and rewrote North American transportation history. Viewers will experience stunning views, fine cuisine and high-end luxury rail travel.

Featured in the program are: Illinois Railway Museum; Union, Illinois, Mount Hood Railroad; Hood River, Oregon, Skunk Train; Fort Bragg, California, Pullman Rail Journeys; Chicago, Illinois, to New Orleans, Louisiana, Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad; Trego, Wisconsin, Cape Cod Central Railroad; Hyannis, Massachusetts, Rocky Mountaineer; Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway; Blue Ridge, Georgia, Virginia & Truckee Railroad; Virginia City, Nevada, Adirondack Scenic Railroad; Saranac Lake, New York, Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad; Romney, West Virginia.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).