THE CASE FOR LONGMIRE – HIT WESTERN SHOW LOOKS FOR NEW HOME

The contemporary Western TV series Longmire, which has been hosted by the A&E network since 2012, is looking for a new home. Despite averaging over 5.5 million viewers per episode in its recent 3rd season, A&E has cancelled the show. The cable network claims that Longmire’s audience was older than their desired advertising demographic and… Read More THE CASE FOR LONGMIRE – HIT WESTERN SHOW LOOKS FOR NEW HOME

NEW CHICAGO RAILROAD BOOK ARRIVING SOON

A new illustrated book that chronicles the history of Chicago as a railroad hub is coming down the track. Chicago: America’s Railroad Capital (The Illustrated History: 1836 to Today) is a collaborative effort guided by author and photographer Brian Solomon, whose work is joined by that of three rail journalists. Chicago: America’s Railroad Capital looks at… Read More NEW CHICAGO RAILROAD BOOK ARRIVING SOON

TRACKING YOUR TRAIN IN THE 21st CENTURY – RAILROAD PASSENGERS & WEB TOOLS

In our 21st Century of instant communication, the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) offers travellers detailed ways online to track your passenger train. NARP is the largest advocacy organization for train and rail transit passengers in the US, having first launched in 1967. Its current membership (which includes this writer) stands at close to… Read More TRACKING YOUR TRAIN IN THE 21st CENTURY – RAILROAD PASSENGERS & WEB TOOLS