City of the Rails is a compelling story that weaves history, family, and the human experience together.
Journalist Danelle Morton embarks on a journey across America to find her daughter, who has left to ride the rails. Along the way, Danelle meets a variety of exciting individuals, including rail cops, train engineers, and hobos, who share their unique stories of the railroads and the impact they’ve had on shaping modern society. As Danelle learns about the beauty and cruelty of the rails, she also features the history of railroads and their impact on America, from creating time zones and QR codes to the birth of lobbyists and unions.
New episodes are released weekly, each with a duration of 40 minutes.
City of the Rails is a places & travel podcast by iHeartPodcasts.
Country: United States
Episodes count: 13
Average duration: 40'