6/12/2013 9:05:38 AM
I just recently spent a long weekend visiting family and friends in North Carolina. Whether you're just visiting or you live in the magnificent Tar Heel State, North Carolina offers no shortage of things to do.
6/3/2013 9:53:45 AM
Attend a German festival in the beautiful Catskill Mountains.
5/31/2013 4:16:06 PM
Head over to Smithville, Tennessee,
for a small-town crafts festival.
3/25/2013 1:35:54 PM
Frontier days pay tribute to American history.
3/25/2013 1:27:08 PM
Vermont rural community festival is all about the heifers.
3/3/2013 6:45:56 PM
As I traveled through North Dakota, I was taken with the view from the top of Ft. Lincoln Bluff.
1/28/2013 4:51:25 PM
Further understand the organic food industry with two seminars.
1/28/2013 4:38:25 PM
Get a zero-interest loan to build a hoop house, pay back through farmers’ market sales.
1/11/2013 3:16:12 PM
Things to do to make night driving safer.
11/28/2012 11:28:49 AM
New iPhone apps help national wildlife refuge visitors connect with each other.
11/20/2012 4:35:08 PM
Caleb reports on the 2013 weather forecast with the help of The Old Farmer's Almanac 2013 weather predictions.
11/13/2012 10:11:24 AM
Winter driving brings special hazards such as snow and ice. If you live in cold country, purchasing the right tire chains for your vehicle might be a wise investment.
10/31/2012 10:42:56 AM
Our very first experience with the Mother Earth News Fair was amazing! We have highlighted a few of our favorite seminars here including descriptions and pictures of William Woys Weaver, Joel Salatin, and more!
10/3/2012 2:45:12 PM
A Maine farm and vineyard delivers local food to customers’ front doors by horse-drawn wagon.
9/11/2012 4:11:43 PM
Four tips to ensure responsible driving for adults and teens.
8/7/2012 5:19:05 PM
Our last weekend in the UK is spent exploring Wales and preparing a family meal with the regional goodies we find.
6/27/2012 4:04:03 PM
Tips to help you have fun and save money on your summer vacation.
6/27/2012 2:23:35 PM
A visit to the Emerald Isle can help to understand the history of our Irish ancestors. A strong people, they survived unimaginable hardship and gave to us our Irish roots and a spirit of resilience.
6/4/2012 2:29:21 PM
Tips to reduce costs on summer travel.
5/10/2012 12:11:07 PM
Farmers and ranchers from throughout the United States and Canada have visited Hawaii with YMT Vacations (YMT) every January since 1975.
2/16/2012 9:31:36 PM
The epic saga of me getting stuck in a snowdrift after we moved to our farm.
12/14/2011 10:24:04 AM
Family provided friends and relatives a scenic view as they rode the rails
12/14/2011 10:16:54 AM
Clickety-clack memory goes back to the 1920s
12/14/2011 10:03:59 AM
Riding the rails was part of the adventure of shopping trip
12/14/2011 9:57:42 AM
Conductor gave child a gift on her first time riding the rails
12/14/2011 9:48:33 AM
Curfew was dictated by passenger train travel times.
12/14/2011 9:43:07 AM
Friends enjoyed riding the rails.
12/14/2011 9:06:24 AM
Poem about an old steam engine train
12/14/2011 8:58:43 AM
During 1930s and 1940s, railroad industry was booming.
11/4/2011 3:43:32 PM
Hobos frequented Hobo Springs and my family's sheep farm.
11/4/2011 3:36:07 PM
Marking trees was the code for hobos to know which houses would feed them.
11/4/2011 3:27:37 PM
From the age of 9, freight trains were part of child's life.
11/4/2011 2:42:26 PM
House shook as trains rolled by on the old railroad tracks.
11/4/2011 1:54:33 PM
Many years ago, hobos rode the rails looking for work.
10/17/2011 12:40:46 PM
A poem about the eerie whistle of a freight train.
10/17/2011 11:57:08 AM
A poem about the clickety-clack sounds of trains on the railroad tracks.
10/17/2011 11:47:20 AM
Adventure began when family boarded the wrong train.
10/17/2011 11:35:58 AM
When train blew its lonesome whistle, all the neighborhood children came running.
10/17/2011 11:22:20 AM
As children, we rode the train to and from school every day.
10/17/2011 10:21:44 AM
First memory is living on a hill that overlooked the old railroad tracks.
10/17/2011 10:15:45 AM
Children visited Grandma via passenger train travel.
10/17/2011 9:32:35 AM
Reasonable rates of passenger train travel allowed family to take a trip back home.
10/17/2011 8:58:28 AM
Riding the rails with son was unforgettable.
10/12/2011 11:23:14 AM
Caleb travelled just outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to the United Flight 93 Memorial, and walked away thankful, sorrowful, and moved.
10/10/2011 3:48:43 PM
In the 1930s, riding the rails was an adventure to children.
10/10/2011 3:44:00 PM
Bride took advantage of passenger train travel so she could be with her groom.
10/10/2011 3:37:48 PM
Growing up in a railroad family brought perks.
10/10/2011 3:33:05 PM
While riding the rails, child had mishap with train window.
10/10/2011 3:26:24 PM
Grandmother was on train when it was robbed by the Dalton Gang.
10/6/2011 3:29:43 PM
The wreck of the Old 97 became the most famous train wreck in American history.
10/6/2011 3:12:32 PM
Lonesome whistle of the trains was common, everyday sound.
10/6/2011 3:08:17 PM
Became train enthusiast as a child.
10/6/2011 2:55:40 PM
Because father worked for railroad, riding the rails was free for family.
10/6/2011 2:50:30 PM
Children loved passenger train travel.
10/6/2011 2:46:49 PM
Passenger train travel was exciting to child.
10/6/2011 2:42:37 PM
When traveling the rails, there were always plenty of soldiers on trains.
10/6/2011 2:38:26 PM
Grandfather belonged to railroad family.
10/6/2011 2:34:34 PM
Will never forget experience of riding the rails.
10/6/2011 2:16:22 PM
Teenager spent weekends riding the rails to and from parents' home.
9/29/2011 11:18:01 AM
The only transportation with any speed was passenger train travel.
9/29/2011 11:11:09 AM
Parents grew up in two different railroad towns.
9/29/2011 11:06:12 AM
Woman found love in a roundabout way while riding the rails.
9/29/2011 10:58:25 AM
Railroad towns, such as Cedar Rapids, Iowa, grew because of the train industry.
9/29/2011 10:50:52 AM
Train's lonesome whistle called to her as a child.
9/29/2011 10:22:38 AM
Old steam engines and livestock provided boy with job.
9/29/2011 10:12:31 AM
Railroad job opportunities provided grandfather with work.
9/29/2011 10:04:25 AM
Family met a cousin thanks to railroad industry and job opportunities.
9/29/2011 9:57:30 AM
Recalls first experience riding the rails as a child.
9/29/2011 9:46:56 AM
Parents told daughter how they watched trains go by their home in Oregon.
9/23/2011 4:37:18 PM
Listened to mournful sound of train's lonesome whistle every night at bedtime.
9/23/2011 4:32:36 PM
Railroad Stories: Lack of Passenger Train Travel in 1970s
9/23/2011 4:26:36 PM
Trains that ran old steam engines made awful crashing and banging sounds.
9/23/2011 4:18:42 PM
Main form of transportation during World War II was passenger train travel.
9/23/2011 4:13:54 PM
In southern Ohio town, railroad industry was important part of the economy.
9/14/2011 4:53:54 PM
Transportation usually meant riding the rails.
9/14/2011 4:50:48 PM
Child loved riding the rails.
9/14/2011 4:47:17 PM
Some of the happiest recollections of chilhood involve riding the rails.
9/14/2011 4:42:31 PM
Passenger train travel finally happened for couple.
9/14/2011 4:36:46 PM
Vividly remembers riding the rails for the first time.
9/14/2011 4:33:32 PM
Fun and excitement found in passenger train travel.
9/14/2011 4:27:15 PM
Most travel consisted of riding the rails.
9/14/2011 4:20:12 PM
Child realized dream because of Katy Railroad crew.
9/14/2011 4:15:56 PM
Children used old railroad tracks as place to play.
9/14/2011 4:09:45 PM
Back in the day, railroad towns were found everywhere.
9/1/2011 12:26:20 PM
The lonesome whistle of a train was quite an experience for country kids.
9/1/2011 12:20:59 PM
Love for old steam engines began in boyhood.
9/1/2011 11:49:20 AM
Railroad Stories: Lived Next to Old Railroad Tracks
9/1/2011 11:43:58 AM
Steam engines ruled the rails, and their lonesome whistle blowing was always right on time.
9/1/2011 11:35:36 AM
Children played on and near old railroad tracks.
8/26/2011 11:22:42 AM
Growing-up years were spent playing on old steam trains.
8/26/2011 10:48:45 AM
For many years, family watched trains, and even witnessed a miracle.
8/26/2011 10:19:54 AM
Railroad industry provided much for family in time of need.
8/26/2011 10:12:13 AM
Lived on farm in Missouri where Katy Railroad ran through property.
8/16/2011 11:01:12 AM
Family once lived in railroad boxcar.
8/16/2011 10:54:41 AM
The depot was the most popular hangout in railroad towns.
8/16/2011 10:47:09 AM
Soldier boarded train at Santa Fe Train Depot in California and rode to Baring, Missouri.
8/16/2011 10:40:31 AM
Youngster thrilled to ride diesel engine train to next town.
8/16/2011 10:10:38 AM
Soldiers on train traveled with Air Force unit.
8/10/2011 2:35:29 PM
Urban farms in Maine are growing big crops.
8/10/2011 11:51:30 AM
Try foreign fare in the comfort of your own home with these easy European recipes.