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Terry Respondek describes how he built his Shortline Railroads from one engine. Terry also details why he decided to become a railroad executive. Call in and ask him questions. The call in number is 646-716-7106.
If your looking for answers to life's mysteries lets look together. Welcome to our kitchen table where nothing is off limits and there are no sacred cows.
Tonight we are live from Edaville Railroad in South Carver Massachusetts! Christmas is upon us and I can think of no better place to be at this time of year. They say that at Halloween the veil between worlds is at it's thinnest, but I also believe that is true at this time of year. Family wants to be with Family. Friends with Friends, Mates with Mates. The Energy is ripe for good vibes even while we discuss the New World Order nonsense of the day. Join us!
Join The Gist of freedom and host Roy Paul at The Still Family's 145th Reunion!
The Underground Railroad First Family ~The Still Family William Still, Dr. James Still and Peter
Gist-Still The Gist of Freedom is Still Faith chronicles the faithful ties that bound three incredible families of activists; all from an array of generations and races. The Still Brothers of The Historical Underground Railroad Family;
Peter Gist-Still, Self-emancipated and authors Dr. James Still (The Recollections of Dr. James Still and William Still 1821-1902 (The Underground Railroad);
Dr. James Still's book http://archive.org/details/earlyrecollectio00stil
Peter Gist-Still's book http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/pickard/menu.html
William Still's book http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/15263
The 25th Louisiana Railroad Festival in DeQuincy, Louisiana host this week's American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation's Let's Talk Trains program.
The City of DeQuincy which observed the centennial of its incorporation in 2003, owes its existence to the railroads. The original townsite was laid out in 1896 and 1897 when the main line of the Kansas City Pittsburgh and Gulf Railroad reached here.
Over the years the railroad -- the Kansas City Southern and Union Pacific Railroads -- have provided employment for several generations of DeQuincy residents and have been a mainstay of the local economy.
Before the coming of the Interstate system and better roads, DeQuincy was the hub for railroad travel, with several east-west and north-south passenger trains coming through each day. The passenger trains are gone now, but the city is still important in the railroad freight industry and continues to be a “railroad town.”
We invite everyone to come and help us celebrate our heritage and traditions as a railroad town; visit our beautiful Railroad Museum which was built in 1923 as the Kansas City Southern Depot, and which is recognized as one of the most attractive restored depots in the nation.
Join us live in person or live in the chatroom or by calling in to the show at 646-716-7106.
On this week's APRHF's Let's Talk Trains Show, we visit with the people that make the Kansas City Northern (KCNRR) run. We will learn about park's trains and the history of the KCNRR. We will find what makes a ride on a park train so special for so many people, young & old alike. Join us won't you? Call in and talk about your local park train.
De’Vante Reeves aka “Don Codeine”, in some perceptions, is probably viewed as an 18 year old and a recent graduate just out looking for a party, but the fact is, the Codeine Music team is a hip hop powerhouse. Don Codeine has been packing shows since early start of 2014. In fact, at a show in Philly February 2014 at a venue called The Let Out, Codeine and the Don Codeine squad sold so many tickets that the concert poured out into the streets.
Don Codeine’s presence on the 2014 Greek Tour has associates dubbing him as “The East Coast’s #1 Prospect”. The current mixtape, “Real Life Situations”, is laced with several potential single releases and a grab bag full of party records.
Don Codeine stays busy and in the way of opportunity, just in the past week. The staff at Underground Railroad Entertainment Group and the executives from D4L (Shawty Lo’s Label) have been discussing a possible move for Codeine and the Don Codeine Team that could add them to the D4L Roster.
“How can the Underground Railroad Entertainment Group lose with this dude”, says the Memphis Don from U.R.R.E.G. “When industry professionals are looking for an artist in today’s world of Internet beats and electronic distribution, professionals want a guy to understand the role of the current project. Don Codeine is a one stop shop.”
Stay on informed about Don Codeine and the Underground Railroad Entertainment Group movement via: http://simplebooklet.com/undergroundrailroadentertainmentgroup
Source – Phillip Duncan aka Memphis Don
Underground Railroad Entertainment Group, CEO
Since 2014 began, Scodde has been very busy recording numerous collaborations with Fast Life Entertainment as well as a few hooks with Underground Railroad’s Artist; Lil A. Scodde did a break out song titled “The Real” followed by another song, titled “Rent Due”. “The Real” and “Rent Due” quickly grabbed the attention of Coast2CoastMixTapes; “The Real” ranked #43 on The Indie Top 50 Volumes 261 and 262. “Rent Due” ranked #23 on Coast2CoastMixTapes Presents: #Next Up Mixtape Vol. 65 and ranked #24 on Coast2CoastMixTapes Presents: The Indie Top 50 Vol. 482.
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On our last show, we hosted a Texas trio of candidates who had great visions for representing the people. We had such a great time, we're heading down to Lone Star state again this Sunday!
*Our first guest is Steve Brown, candidate for Texas Railroad Commission. Steve considers himself a public advocate for the Railroad Commission (RRC). He has 5 pillars for reforming & improving the RRC: establishing an Office of Public Advocacy, Adequate Funding, Staff Training & Development, Environmental Stewardship, as well as Job Creation & Workforce. Tune in around quarter after 7pm Eastern to learn more about these pillars of strong and safe railroad advocacy in Texas: http://www.electstevebrown.com/
*James Cargas is man with Capitol Hill & White House experience, along with progressive ideals and a legal mind, running for Congress in Texas. Mr. Cargas has vast experience in environmental law and advocacy. His voice is quite needed in a state that has a private sector that has made $Billions and has scarred the environment in the process. Catch James' wonderful voice for the environment and other issues about a quarter to 8pm Eastern: http://www.jamescargas.com/
*Our final guest and second Congressional candidate of the evening is running in a very famous Congressional race. Wesley Reed's opponent is in Bill Maher's Final Four in the #FlipADistrict contest. Wesley is already a "friend of the show," having appeared on our show back in April. Wesley is a Marine veteran from a working class military family. As a current FedEx pilot, Wesley has some great insight on terrorism and job creation. Catch this amazing candidate around 8:20pm Eastern: http://www.wesleyreed.com/
I'm excited about this Lone Star crowd. Aren't you? Let's get the conversation going...
The American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation's Let's Talk Trains travels to the University of Missouri-Saint Louis to visit the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library. Established in 1984 as a special collection of the St. Louis Mercantile Library, the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library stands today as one of North America’s largest and finest railroad history collections. Named after the noted twentieth century railroad executive, John W. Barriger, III (1899-1976), whose collection forms its heart, the Library has grown to become a major resource for the history of railroad business and technology as well as for the study of railroading’s multidimensional influence on the American economy, society and culture. Join us as we tour one the world's greatest transportation libraries.
The photos of enslaved West Africans show these quilted coded patterns from the quilts "ichie" marks cut into their skin
If you read the book, Hidden In Plain View, written by Jackie Tobin should tune in to The Gist of Freedom with Roy Paul (@RoyPaulReports) and his guest, author Mrs.Teresa Kemp! Teresa book The Keeper of the Fire book covers not just Igbo Tribe's slavery but slavery in Africa by Arabs and Africans.
Many people questions the encoded quilts. They argue enslaved Africans were not intelligent enough to out smart the Slavers. What many fail to understand, that most Africans were multi-langual. They wrote and read in more than on language. Many asked who could understand the coded quilt pattern language. Tonight's guest, Mrs. Kemp has posters from Nigeria that date the symbols and patterns to 1400 AD this is clearly before the Civil War in America 1861-1865. We have the linage of 3 Eze's of Igbo land to 1042, 1087, 1092 BC.
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In this episode we will talk with the owner of Railyard Productions, Robert Teed, Robert is a railfan as well as the owner of Railyard Productions. I have shared many great conversations, and he will be part of our first show. Railyard Productions is hosting SRI's World Famous Pere Marquette 1225 on a Excursion from Owosso-Clare to the Clare Irish Festival on March 14th of 2015. I will have Robert on the show to Answer your questions about this Excursion as well as we talk about his new show Talking about Trains, and it is a show where you can text through the chat inbox as Robert Talks about trains. See You on Saturday November 22nd at 5:00 PM to listen to me and Robert talk about the Railyard Productions 1225 Return to Clare Excursion, as well as answer your questions.
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