Podcasts

Sophia Mumford talks about working at The Dial in the 1920s

https://www.berkshirepublishing.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/BP7SophiaMumford1_podcast.mp3 In this podcast, you’ll hear the voice of a woman who was born in the nineteenth century. Her name is Sophia Wittenberg Mumford, and in the two years before she died, we were working on a book about her life. I would visit her once or twice a week in Amenia, New York, and [...]

By |2023-05-31T17:35:20+00:00February 25th, 2023|Berkshire Bookworld, Podcasts|0 Comments

Best of Both Worlds: Trains & Trails

Tom Sexton On this episode of Train Time, Tom Sexton, NE Regional Director for the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, explains the growing movement to combine passenger rail service and multi-use trails. While many people think that trails mean no trains, the reality is that the two forms of transportation work well together, and offer benefits to both [...]

By |2024-04-18T20:15:58+00:00November 19th, 2021|Train Time Podcast|0 Comments

Riding the Downeaster with Wayne Davis

Wayne Davis is renowned for his success in building support for the Downeaster, an exemplary passenger train service that runs from Boston to Maine. He's also known for his continued efforts to strengthen the coalition of rail advocates across New England. In this podcast, Wayne tells his story along with his colleague Bruce Sleeper, who [...]

By |2024-04-18T12:12:55+00:00November 19th, 2021|Train Time Podcast|0 Comments

Kevin Ellis on “The Embarrassment of Amtrak”

An Amtrak trip from Vermont to New York made Kevin Ellis angry. But not in the way a difficult flight or terrible traffic can make us angry. A trip that could have been, that should be, a pleasure was instead deeply annoying. And he was embarrassed to think that this was the best America has [...]

By |2024-04-18T12:13:03+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Train Time Podcast|0 Comments

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