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Florida steam train rides set to begin service

Steam Train rides are set to begin service at Florida tourist railroad The City of Tavares has finalized a contract with the Reader Railroad to bring a steam tourist train to the city. The Tavares, Eustis & Gulf LLC, an … Continue reading

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Santa Fe 4-8-4 No. 3751 proposed excursion from LA to Arizona

Santa Fe  3751 to run proposed May 2012 excursion from Los Angeles to Arizona The Central Coast Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society has announced plans to run Santa Fe 4-8-4 No. 3751 on a multi-day excursion from Los … Continue reading

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Renovated Club Car rolls again on Mount Hood Railroad

Renovated Club Car rolls again on Mount Hood Railroad HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Mount Hood Railroad has acquired a newly renovated ex-Long Island Rail Road club car to be used to host private parties and special events on August 27th. … Continue reading

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Leviathan and Nebraska Zeypher at Illinois Railway Museum

Steam engine ‘Leviathan’ to make trips at Illinois Railway Museum Sept. 17 & 18 Leviathan and Nebraska Zephyr to operate this weekend at IRM: Leviathan #63, an American 4-4-0 steam locomotive, will operate two more days at the Illinois Railway … Continue reading

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2012 Train Calendars

Stay up to date with your favorite 2012 Train or 2012 Railroad calendar. Large selection of  railroads of today as well as many vintage fallen flags, including Santa Fe, ACL/SAL, Chessie, C&O,  Erie, Great Northern, PRR, Rio Grande, Milwaukee Road, … Continue reading

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North Platte Rail Fest 2011

The North Platte, Nebraska 2011 Rail Fest is set to begin on Sept 16 and continue through Sept. 18th. Notable steam locomotive UP No. 844  is expected to be at the North Platte 2011 Railfest Union Pacific’s “Living Legend,” No. … Continue reading

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Southern 630 to run fall steam specials in Tennessee

Southern 630 to run steam specials this fall The newly restored Southern Railway 2-8-0 No. 630. will be operating steam excursion trains this fall at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.  The Southern 630 Summerville Steam Special and Autumn Leaf Specials … Continue reading

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Nickel Plate Road No. 765 Steam Returns to Ohio September 2011

Nickel Plate Road No. 765 Steam Returning to CVSR Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) has announced they will be welcoming the return of the historic 2-8-4 Berkshire steam engine Nickel Plate Road  No. 765  to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad … Continue reading

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Colorado Railroad Museum Wine & Music Train August 20

Colorado Railroad Museum Wine & Music Train Lose track of time while sampling all things Colorado… Colorado wines, music and Colorado’s railroad legacy. Enjoy the gentle rock of the rails as you ride behind the historic No. 346 locomotive in … Continue reading

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Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s 50th Anniversary Railfest

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum‘s first ever Railfest will celebrate its 50th anniversary over Labor Day weekend. Activities include special rail excursions, entertainment, storytelling, concerts, on-site demonstrations and exhibits, and food. Guest locomotives include two of Norfolk Southern’s executive Fs, recently … Continue reading

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