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Iditarod Through the Decades: The 1970s

[PODCAST] On our second episode of season two on Mushing Radio we present Iditarod Through the Decades: The 1970s. In the early 1970s the organizers of a 1000 mile sled dog race found their dreams become a reality. In the early days the race took weeks and was more of a camping trip. Please listen in and tell your friends:

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Iditarod Through the Decades 1960s

  [PODCAST] We hope that you will join us for our second season on Mushing Radio. This season we are telling the story of the Iditarod Through the Decades and on this episode we talk about the 1960s. The 1960s in the United States was a time of great change. It was also a time for big leaps. Not only …

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31 Nights of Horror 2018

Each October here at Forto’s Fort we do something cool. Each night we pay homage to our love of all things scary and watch a different horror movie. We have been doing this for more than a decade and have seen a lot of scary movies over the years. This year we watched some of our favorites, a lot of …

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Coaster Geeks: Busch Gardens

Join Robert and Michele Forto as they host the Coaster Geeks podcast. On this episode they talk about their visit to Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Virginia. The geeks talk about the Loch Ness Monster, Griffon, Alpengeist, Apollo’s Chariot and more!  

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Youth Gone Wild/Touch of Gray

I can remember it like it was yesterday. It was July 12, 1989. I was really early for a concert and found myself playing hacky sack around the back of the Richmond Coliseum. As I was kicking around the little leather bag I soon found out that it was Rachel Bolan, Scott Hill and Dave Sabo playing with us. They …

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FJ

For the last four years or so I have been driving around in a 2007 FJ Crusier. I have loved every minute of it. I actually bought it during my first week of returning to school. Some people buy red Corvettes for a midlife crisis. I bought a yellow Toyota and returned to college. Both cost about as much as …

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Coaster Geeks Podcast Launch

Join Robert and Michele Forto as they launch their brand new podcast, Coaster Geeks. This fun show is about their travels across the country searching out some of the best coasters. On each episode you will hear about their travels, their favorite coasters, food at the park, attractions, special events, and more. This project has been talked about since they …

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ACE Preservation Conference: Michigan’s Adventure

The second and third days of the American Coaster Enthusiasts preservation conference was to be held at Michigan’s Adventure. After a quick photo of the group on the bridge at Indiana Beach, most of must jumped into our cars and headed some 200 miles north to the shores of Lake Michigan. As I was driving I had thoughts of the …

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ACE Preservation Conference: Indiana Beach

It has been quite the summer! The Rock n Roller Coaster Tour across America has taken me from Orlando to the Northeast to middle America and I find myself at my second American Coaster Enthusiasts Preservation Conference. This year we are at Indiana Beach in Monticello, Indiana and Michigan’s Adventure on the Great Lakes. Michele and I parted ways in …

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Rock n Roller 18: Story Land

There is a little park in the middle of New Hampshire that has been around for a very long time. It is Story Land. When we spent the week at The Christmas Farm Inn just up the road we had no idea that there was a theme park in the area. This was a paradise for a little kid. Heck …

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