ROBERT REDFORD’S AMERICAN WEST SERIES DEBUTS IN UK

The acclaimed docu-drama series, The American West (2016), will have its UK debut June 27th on that nation’s HISTORY channel. The eight-hour eight-part series focuses upon the years 1865 to 1890 in the American West, exploring lesser-known stories of such icons as Billy the Kid, Sitting Bull, Jesse James, Crazy Horse, and Wyatt Earp. The… Read More ROBERT REDFORD’S AMERICAN WEST SERIES DEBUTS IN UK

HELL ON WHEELS COLLECTOR’S SET NOW AVAILABLE

A new collector’s set for fans of AMC’s Hell on Wheels (2011-2016) is now available. Released today (May 30th), Hell on Wheels: The Complete Limited Edition Collector’s Set with Soundtrack offers not only every episode of the series but also contains a number of items designed to give context to the Western railroad drama. The… Read More HELL ON WHEELS COLLECTOR’S SET NOW AVAILABLE

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… Read More MUSIC FOR THE ACR – FUNDRAISER FOR ALGOMA PASSENGER TRAIN

NEW EDITION OF IDAHO RAILROAD BOOK RELEASED

A revised edition of the Idaho-focused Railroads Through the Coeur d’Alenes has been released. The newer 2016 edition expands upon the first version of the book, originally published in 1983. Author John Wood has augmented the volume’s railroad history to include a new layout, over 400 photo images, and the history of the last Burlington Northern… Read More NEW EDITION OF IDAHO RAILROAD BOOK RELEASED

LONGMIRE RENEWED FOR SIXTH & FINAL SEASON ON NETFLIX

Netflix has announced that it has renewed the contemporary Western mystery series Longmire for a sixth and final season. Netflix first began offering new seasons of Longmire via its streaming service in 2015, after the acclaimed series was cancelled by its original network, A&E. With the show’s fourth season (its first with Netflix), there was… Read More LONGMIRE RENEWED FOR SIXTH & FINAL SEASON ON NETFLIX

LONGMIRE – NETFLIX OFFERS SEASON 5 OF THE CONTEMPORARY WESTERN

Netflix is now offering a new season of the contemporary Western Longmire, the fifth in the lifetime of the TV series (and the second produced with Netflix). Despite three years of strong ratings on its original network, A&E, the show was cancelled in the summer of 2014. Netflix picked up production of the Western series,… Read More LONGMIRE – NETFLIX OFFERS SEASON 5 OF THE CONTEMPORARY WESTERN