Episode #19

Moving On


June 29, 2023

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Episode Guests:

Robert Turner – Train Historian

Terry Gainer – Author of “When Trains Ruled the Kootenays”

Wendy Baker Konkin – Founder of Cycling Without Age

John Ross – Client of Cycling Without Age

Michael Cone – Author of “Connecting the Kootenays”

Episode Overview

Before our insatiable addiction to the almighty car, getting around the Basin was a much different affair. We were transported on trains and on paddlewheelers, and it was often an adventure, the travel story as worthy as the destination itself. In this episode, we look at all of the ways we move around: we explore an ancient hiking route over a mighty mountain range, relive train travel, ride bikes with seniors, and learn about the history of moving across big water.

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