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FUL - NAP Round Trip on the Southwest Chief

"Trains to Planes 2010"

Taking the Southwest Chief to

for the Depot Inn & Suites Kirksville Regional Air Festival 

Saturday and Sunday,  September 11 and 12, 2010


Text and Photography by Carl Morrison (  Photo Contributions by Bob Williams, and Bob Cox.

Susan Dacy "Big Red"                                           A-10                                                Depot Inn and Suites, La Plata, MO

Table of Contents

  1. Amtrak's Southwest Chief round trip Fullerton, California, to Silver Rails Country for the Depot Inn & Suites Kirksville Air Show at La Plata, Missouri.

  2. Exerpt from "America's Greatest Train Rides" by Stephen Fried

  3. Depot Inn & Suites Kirksville, Missouri, Regional Air Festival

    1. Schedule of Events
    2. A-10 Thunderbolt East Demonstration Team
    3. Susan Dacy – ‘Big Red’ – Super Stearman
    4. Vlado Lenoch – North American P-51 Mustang
    5. Paul Stender – School Time Jet-Powered School Bus & Jet Port-O-Potty
    6. The Aerostars Aerobatic Team–Three-Ship Yak Team
    7. Erik Edgren–Taylorcraft
    8. Bob Richards–Pitts
    9. Skip Stewart–”Prometheus”–Pitts Special
    10. Alvin Musser–AirTractor Cropduster Demonstration
    11. Other Festival Activities
      • Cape Air Flight over Silver Rails Country - La Plata, Air Show Staff and Photographers, Tandem Sky Diving, Truman U. Performers, and Helicopter Rides.

    4.   West Winery, Macon, MO.

    5.   Save the Katy Railroad Bridge Wine Walk, Booneville, MO

    6.   Things to do in Silver Rails Country.  

                Rail Lookout, Silver Rails Gallery, McLorn House, 

    7.   Links for this Report

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