Great American Railway Journeys S02E01 St Louis Missouri WEB-DL x264-JIVEJan 23
Michael Portillo rides the railroads of America, armed with Appleton’s General Guide to the United States, published in 1879.
Season 02, Episode 01 – “St Louis Missouri”
Michael Portillo crosses the Atlantic once more to ride the railroads of North America with his faithful Appleton’s Guide to the United States and Canada. Amid breathtaking scenery, he encounters magnificent beasts, joins intrepid explorers and witnesses unique customs on an awesome 1,500-mile journey to recapture the excitement and promise of the 19th-century American Frontier.In St Louis, Michael ascends America’s monument to the Wild West, the astonishing Gateway Arch, the tallest free-standing monument in the United States, and makes a delightful discovery inside it. And on the banks of the Missouri River, he is invited aboard a magnificent replica of the original keel boat used for a historic expedition.
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