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2012 USA by Rail Guidebook, 8th Edition Released

USA by Rail Guidebook, 8th Edition: Plus Canada’s Main Routes (Bradt Travel Guide USA by Rail) Author: John Pitt The grandeur of North America’s scenery, from its never-ending prairies to the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, is one of the continent’s greatest … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific No.1293 steam excursions coming to Ohio in September

Canadian Pacific No. 1293 to steam on the CVSR The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has announced a series of steam-powered excursions this fall headed up by Canadian Pacific Railway No. 1293. The steam locomotive is currently maintained and stored at … Continue reading

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Willie Nelson,Band of Horses to perform on Railroad Revival 2012 Music Tour

Railroad Revival Tour 2012 Lineup Announced The 2012 Railroad Revival Tour is set to kick off Oct. 20 and will feature several musical acts traveling to outdoor concert venues by train, starting at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, Ga. … Continue reading

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North Carolina Transportation Museum Fall Train Excursions

2012 Fall Train Excursions Nov. 3 & 4 The North Carolina Transportation Museum has announced it will operate two mainline fall train rides this November, from Spencer to Appomattox, Va., and Spencer to Toccoa, Ga. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Colorado Railroad Museum Wine & Music Train

Colorado Railroad Museum auction Wine Train Fundraiser The Colorado Railroad Museum will be operating the Colorado Wine & Music Train on Saturday, July 14. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Colorado Railroad Museum’s restoration projects. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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History of Electro-Motive E-Units and F-Units-Review

The Illustrated History of North America’s Favorite Locomotives Author: Brian Solomon Blending automotive manufacturing and styling techniques with state-of-the-art diesel-electric technologies, General Motors’ Electro-Motive Division conceived and marketed America’s first commercially successful road diesels: the fabulous E-Units and F-Units. Share … Continue reading

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Flagg Coal No. 75 gets steamed up on Naugatuck Railroad

Look for Flagg Coal #75 on the Naugatuck Railroad, June 8-17 Hank the Tank returns to the Naugatuck Railroad! “Hank the Tank Engine” will be the star attraction at this summer’s June 8 – 17 event, including Father’s Day Weekend! … Continue reading

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Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival

North Carolina Transportation Museum Hosts 2012 Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival The Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival will be held Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 3 from noon to 5 p.m. The Rail … Continue reading

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Orange Blossom Cannonball steam engine is out of town

Florida’s Orange Blossom Cannonball steam engine No. 2  returns Memorial Day weekend Florida’s one of a kind Orange Blossom Cannonball steam engine No. 2 has been transported back to the Reader Railroad headquarters in Arkansas for its annual inspection. The … Continue reading

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Norfolk Southern 2012 Steam Excursions

Steam Excursions for NKP 765 & Southern No. 630 Announced The 2012 steam excursions schedule for Norfolk Southern employees this spring and summer has been tentatively announced. There will also be several events where the locomotives will be on display … Continue reading

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