Journeys of Discovery: Exploring America by rail

Mar 10, 2020

Jill Dutton, author of the "USA by Rail" travel blog and "Ride the Southwest Chief," a soon-to-be -completed series of twelve rail travel guides, talks with correspondent Tom Wilmer about traveling around America by train. 

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the "Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer" on-air and digital-media podcasts, Wilmer shares an exploration of historic train trips around America—through such places as Virginia, Tennessee and the Grand Canyon—and via a sugar-cane train in Hawaii. This show was initially broadcast by NPR affiliate KCBX in August of 2013.

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