This Week on 'Visiting With Huell Howser' -- Toilets and a Turtle Lady | KCET
This Week on 'Visiting With Huell Howser' -- Toilets and a Turtle Lady
Monday @ 7:30PM -- "Clocker's Corner"
Huell rides out to Santa Anita Park and meets up with trainers, jockeys and fans at Clocker's Corner. It's a great spot for breakfast that provides an up-close view of racehorses going through their morning workout.
Tuesday @ 7:30PM -- "Toilets"
From its humble beginnings in 1945, the family-owned Acorn Engineering has turned into one of the largest manufacturers of stainless steel plumbing fixtures for the commercial, architectural, industrial, correctional, institutional and residential sectors. Huell discovers that toilets and fixtures that were originally made for prisons have turned into the height of architectural design.
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Wednesday @ 7:30PM -- "Griffith Park Live Steamers"
Huell goes to Griffith Park to enjoy a day of riding the rails with the Los Angeles Live Steamers. Founded in 1956 by train enthusiasts for the purpose of educating people in railroad history, the club operates 71/2" gauge model trains for the general public from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm every Sunday. You'll get a real kick out of these little beauties.
Thursday @ 7:30PM -- "California Testers"
Huell visits the Smith-Emery Company in Los Angeles, which has been in business since 1904 and whose staff of inspectors and engineers put all sorts of construction materials through rigorous tests.
Friday @ 7:30PM -- "Turtles Lady"
Since she was a child, Jeanie Vaughan has loved turtles. Huell tours Jennie's home in Santa Barbara, which she has turned into a sanctuary for these intriguing creatures. With a collection of 300 turtles--many adopted or rescued--there is a lot to learn from the Turtle Lady.
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Saturday @ 5:00PM -- "Museums"
Huell updates and combines two older shows. First up is Los Angeles's Grier Musser Museum, a turn-of-the century historic Queen Anne house which displays fascinating antique collections. Then Huell stops in at the Historical Glass Museum in Redlands.
Sunday @ 7:00PM -- "Santa Barbara Stagecoach"
In this one-hour special, Huell retraces the route of the old Stagecoach line in and around Santa Barbara. Join him for the ride through history.