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Model Steam Trains (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Jackson, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-11-13

Duration: 00:07:45

Subjects: Greater Baton Rouge Model Railroaders | Republic of West Florida Museum | Model trains | Railroads | Old Hickory Railroad | Steam locomotives | TOYS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Martin, Andy Interviewee


This segment from the November 13, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to the Greater Baton Rouge Model Railroaders clubhouse at the Republic of West Florida Museum in Jackson, Louisiana. Whinham meets with club member Andy Martin, who demonstrates his two outdoor model trains, or garden trains, that run on steam engines. Whinham and Martin also tour the Old Hickory Railroad steam train that runs through Jackson. This story is a part of the “Louisiana Railways” series. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford