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The Railfan Talkshow: "Your Home for all Things Railfanning" We are an internet talkshow devoted to the hobby of railfanning across the United States. Railfanning is considered one of America's past times, however it is still very present in the lives of many Americans and we're here to serve that community. Our show originated as the "Illinois Railfan Talkshow" in January of 2011. The show was founded by railfan Greg Dybas and was then taken over by it's current staff in April of 2011. Our show has a record of always doing the right thing. Our show is always original, our topics are never copied from someone else. Our show's staff researches every topic carefully and we strive to present it originally and with entertainment in mind. Though we've been copied in the past, you will not find another talkshow on the web with the variety and accuracy that The Railfan Talkshow offers. Our mission is to always do the right thing, to always bring you the topics you want to hear and to do so professionally and accurately. That's are promise to you, and you can take us to the bank on that. On behalf of all of us here at The Railfan Talkshow, welcome aboard. Show Host: Alex Wood Page Administrator and Host Adviser: Larry Amaloo Technical Producer: Stephen Schmidt CALL IN NUMBER: 1-858-777-5957 FACEBOOK: "The Railfan Talkshow"

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Today on the Illinois Railfan Talkshow! John Crisanti of Front Range Video Productions and "Basic" Bill Meier. Today, I'll be interviewing John Crisanti concerning his production channel and his DVD he is cuurently selling. Mr.... more

Many of us railfan with a camera, and our photography is hard work. Posing the right shot, using the right techinique, composing the picture nicely...all while working with a subject moving at times, up to 70 miles per hour. So it hits us... more

For this episode we look back at the beginnings of our show, and how one year ago, we began a broadcasting journey, still going strong.

This week there is much to be discussed. Lots of news concerning lashups, leases, locomotives, state rail-related plans, and much more. Our feature topic for this show is focused on those pesky people who show up when you... more

This week we remember a fallen railfan who committed suicide after being severly bullied. Please call in at 1-858-777-5957

Merry Christmas! It's Christmas time abroad and here on the Illinois Railfan Talkshow as well. Today in this Christmas special, we look at the timeless tradition of a Christmas tree with a train set at the bottom, we look back at... more

Tonight I'll be sharing some news and listener opinions. Re-scheduled from Friday.

Today we'll be talking about different photography styles.

This week I begin a three part series aimed at the history of diesel locomotive builders. Our first builder we'll cover is GE, the current market dominator and the company who has lead the way in innovation for the last 20 years. We'll talk... more

This week we've got a lot to talk about. First off, we'll discuss an important subject... "When have you said too much?" concerning how railfans speak about railroad companies, railroad officials and other railfans. Then we'll talk about the... more