NKP 765 coming to the Chicago area in June

The second weekend in June will mark an historic occasion for rail fans with the return of the Nickel Plate Road’s locomotive No. 765 to the Chicago region.

Nickel Plate 765 charges past for this run-by as part of Steam Railroading Institute's 2009 Train Festival . Photo by Nick Ozorak.

Nickel Plate 765 charges past for this run-by as part of Steam Railroading Institute’s 2009 Train Festival . Photo by Nick Ozorak.

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Norfolk & Western Articulateds DVD

Norfolk and Western once operated the largest fleet of articulated steam locomotives ever built.
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2016 Milwaukee Road No. 261 Summer Excursion

Milwaukee Road #261 is leaving the Hinckley Sub at Boylston and will soon be in downtown Superior, Wisconsin, as it makes its way towards the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Photo by Jeff Terry

Friends of the 261,” in cooperation with Amtrak, BNSF Railway and Lake Superior Railroad Museum, will operate the Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 pulling an excursion from Minneapolis to Duluth, Minnesota.

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Railroad Vision

This elegant volume celebrates the 75th anniversary of Trains Magazine, the premier publication in its field.
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Guide to North American Steam Locomotives

The latest Guide to North American Steam Locomotives covers the fascinating history and development of steam locomotives in North American.
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2016 N&W 611 Schedule

N&W 611 crosses the Roanoke River at Altavista, VA May 2015 -Photo by Kevin The Krazy

N&W 611 crosses the Roanoke River at Altavista, VA. May 2015 -Photo by Kevin The Krazy

The Virginia Museum of Transportation has announced the 2016 excursion schedule for the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 steam engine. The 11 excursions will take place over four weekends. The first two, on April 9-10, will be hosted by the North Carolina museum. The Roanoke museum will preside over the remainder.

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Huntington Steam Combo DVD

You get two shows on DVD with this program! In the first show, Steam to Huntington, we see history made as three steam engines headed for the NRHS Convention in Huntington, West Virginia. Pentrex crews captured the action as the Pere Marquette 1225 departed Owasso, Michigan with a freight bound for Lima, Ohio.
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Hemingway’s Hurricane

THE FINAL BLOW

A powerful late summer hurricane is tracked for several days before it makes landfall on a southern U.S. coastline. Inexplicably, government officials fail to set an evacuation plan in motion until it is too late. Those who are able escape, but the have-nots are left behind. Roaring ashore with 200 mph winds and a 22-foot storm surge, the storm overwhelms low-lying areas. Hundreds die.
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2016 Train Calendars

Best selling 2016 Train and Railroad Calendars

Offering the lowest prices on the largest selection of the best selling 2016 railroad and 2016 train calendars.
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North Carolina Fall Train Rides

The North Carolina Transportation Museum is sponsoring 2015 autumn train excursions over Norfolk Southern rails from Spencer to Asheville on Oct. 31, and to Charlottesville, Va., on Nov.1.
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