Do you find trains and railroads interesting? The Roundhouse brings you the most exciting news, stories, and interviews about the railroad industry, the hobby, history, and more.
Sexism in Rail Preservation
It’s time for those of us in rail preservation to put an end to sexism. Host Nick Ozorak released a survey for women to anonymously share their stories of sexism, harassment, and discrimination. We hear from these women, and Nick…
109: Rail Advocacy in Vermont
What does passenger rail advocacy require? We talk with Christopher Parker, Executive Director of Vermont Rail Action Network, about what is helping passenger rail expand in Vermont and how the ‘hybrid’ Budd Cars of AllEarth Rail may be part of…
PRR K4s #1361 Will Be Restored
The Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona PA has announced that they are initiating a campaign to restore Pennsylvania Railroad K4s #1361 to operation. Join us as we attend the press conference and ask Wick Moorman and FMW Solutions President Davidson…
Mark Twain Zephyr and the Wisconsin Great Northern
The Wisconsin Great Northern is restoring the Mark Twain Zephyr trainset, but there’s more to this operation than meets the eye. Director of Passenger Development Robert Tabern and CMO Nick Turinetti talk about this historic trainset, the railroad’s freight and…
LARP – Live Action Role Play and Historic Railroading
What is LARP, and what does it have to do with rail preservation? Claus Raasted, an experienced organizer of Live Action Role Playing events, discusses what it is and how it “places you inside a movie”. He shares the history…
105: Becoming a Chief Mechanical Officer under 30
Scott Jarrett became the Chief Mechanical Officer of the Cincinnati Scenic Railway while under the age of 30. He reflects on his journey which includes time with the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus Train and Amtrak. He shares what…
Enjoyable and Informative
As a diehard railroad enthusiast, The Roundhouse Podcast digs into practically every aspect of railroading, from the industry, to the history, to the preservation of historic equipment, and everything in between. Every guest Nick brings on provides their own unique perspective to the table, giving folks a glimpse into their side of the story. If you’re a railroad enthusiast who hasn’t listened to an episode, then you are seriously missing out.
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It’s a great podcast but unfortunately it’s not on a regular cadence to count on.