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The Express Mail of the Day

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/01Apr20-Pony-Express-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)160 years ago, this was express mail.  It was much slower and much more expensive that what we have today,…

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Where Rails Came to an End

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/31Mar20-Pony-Express-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Before railroads had tracks that traversed the entire nation, there was a place the rail lines came to an end. …

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Route 66 State Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/20Mar20-Times-Beach-Missouri-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Just outside of St. Louis you can find Route 66 state park.  It’s a spot next to the Meramec River…

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A Vanishing Town

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/19Mar20-Times-Beach-Missouri-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Occasionally on this show we take a look back at stories from out nearly 25 year history.  A recent visit…

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A Town That Has Vanished from the Map

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/18Mar20-Times-Beach-Missouri-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s been nearly 40 years since this town of over 1000 people suddenly vanished from maps. Today we dig into…

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A Bull on the Run in the Ladies Room

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/02/11Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you’ve been around cattle for much of your life, you know there are times when one in the bunch…

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The Spark That Created the FBI

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/02/10Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some say this event was the spark that created today’s FBI.  It was a crime that made national headlines and…

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The Second Largest Train Station

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/07Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Grand Central Station is the largest train station in the country when measured by the actual size of the building….

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The State With Stars on Two Flags

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/20Jan20-Andrew-County-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This state had a star on two flags at the same time – the U.S. flag and the confederate flag. …

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A Unique Museum Collection

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/15Jan20-Duncan-Doll-Museum.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You could say this museum began because a man did not want to inherit what his sister was wanting to…

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PHARM Dog USA

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/06Jan20-Pharm-Dog-USA-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many us have a “cause” that is close to our heart.  It could be an organization for which we volunteer,…

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Not An Ordinary Dog

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/03Jan20-Pharm-Dog-USA-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)A neighbor of mine has been using a dog to help her on the farm.  Perhaps that doesn’t sound like…

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The Critical Component of the Farm

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/02Jan20-Pharm-Dog-USA-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many farms have a farm dog.  Usually the dog is a well loved pet, but occasionally the dog is trained…

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Christmas at the Chateau

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/23Dec19-Shakespeare-Chateau-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some homeowners may decide to open their doors to guests and create a bed and breakfast.  This owner did so. …

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Expensive Wallpaper

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/20Dec19-Shakespeare-Chateau-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)I recently had a lady suggest that I should wallpaper one of the rooms in my home.  In fact, she…

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A Trip to St. Joseph, Missouri’s Millionaires Row

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/19Dec19-Shakespeare-Chateau-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)A few years ago, a trip down Hall Street in St. Joseph, Missouri might have been depressing, with old homes…

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Life Saving Milk

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/18Dec19-Antartica-Cows-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a story hard to believe, yet it is true.  Four milk cows made a trip all the way to…

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A Journey of Cows to Antartica

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/17Dec19-Antartica-Cows-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today I’ll take you on a journey to milk cows in Antarctica.  It’s not a fictional trip.  In fact, it’s…

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From Hand to Mechanical Milking

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/16Dec19-Surge-Milker.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)A century ago many farmers still went to the barn to milk their cows by hand.  It was the way…

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Christmas at The Chateau

Some homeowners may decide to open their doors to guests and create a bed and breakfast.  This owner did so.  Her residence not only has…

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