Union Pacific 844 Schedule

Union Pacific 844 is scheduled to make New Mexico trips for state centennial

Union Pacific 844

Union Pacific Railroad’s historic steam locomotive, No. 844, celebrates the railroad’s history and heritage with a first ever jaunt into New Mexico on May 07, 2006. Photo by Mitch Goldman

Union Pacific 4-8-4 will visit the railroad’s New Mexico lines in November to commemorate the state’s centennial. The train will cross the former Rock Island “Golden State Route,” then the former Southern Pacific “Sunset Route.”

The Union Pacific 844 is housed at the Cheyenne, Wyoming Roadhouse. The 1944 Alco built 4-8-4 is  the only one of 45 Northern type steam locomotives built for the Union Pacific Railroad still operating today.
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Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 No.152 out for overhaul

Over 100 years old, this is still one of the finest looking locos around. L&N 152 has 69” drivers, 20x28” cylinders, and makes 27,600 lbs. of tractive effort. Photo by Nick McLean

One of the last  modern-era L&N steam locomotives in existence and the only one in operation today, the Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 No. 152  has been taken out of service. The 1905 locomotive was built by Rogers Locomotive Works and owned by the New Haven Kentucky Railway Museum. The Louisville & Nashville  No. 152  is due for its federally mandated 15-year inspection.
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Florida steam train rides set to begin service

Steam Train rides are set to begin service at Florida tourist railroad

Orange Blossom CannonballThe 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 arm of the Reader, will operate 2-6-0 No. 2 on tourist trains beginning Oct. 8.
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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 gleaming ATSF 3751 (along with three Amtrak P42s that nobody noticed anyway) coasts southbound along the beautiful beach shores of Del Mar with the 24 car AAPRCO special handily in tow. Photo by Chris Starnes

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 Angeles to Arizona and return. Proposed dates for the trip are May 12-21, 2012.

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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.
Mount Hood Railroad  newly renovated ex-Long Island Rail Road Club Car  is a 1955 Pullman car built at the company’s Worcester, Mass., shop.
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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

Steam locomotive Leviathan. Photo by Steve Smedley

Steam locomotive Leviathan. Photo by Steve Smedley

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 Museum this weekend.
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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, NYC,UP. Complete listing of  2012 steam locomotive calendars along with Amtrak, CSX, BNSF, NS more…..

ACL/SAL 2012 Color Calendar

Filled with 14 full-page color photographs of Atlantic Coast Line, Seaboard Air Line and Seaboard Coast Line trains in action, this specially commissioned wall calendar is a great way to enjoy these historic southeastern railroads all year long. 12″x 9″.
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0R83095  Price: $12.95

Amtrak Trains 2012 Calendar 2012 Amtrak Color Calendar

America’s only coast-to-coast passenger railroad, highlighted in color for 2012!  Price: $14.95

 

 

2012 BNSF Colar CalendarBSNF and Its Heritage 2012 Calendar

This 12-month wall calendar features beautiful color photographs of trains and locomotives run by Burlington Northern Santa Fe and its predecessor lines. You’ll view a Santa Fe “Super Fleet” lash-up, BNSF C44-9Ws in a snowstorm, Santa Fe GP35s in pusher service, CB&Q 2-8-2 Mikado #4960, SD70Aces on Providence Hill, a Burlington Northern SD40-2, and much more. 11½”x 9″.#0R83092      Price: $14.95

2012 BNSF Railway Color Calendar

An array of top quality shots, each with detailed captions.

McMillan publications    Price: $14.95

 

 

Chessie Kitten 2012 CalendarChessie Kitten 2012 Calendar

This wall calendar features Chesapeake and Ohio’s famous feline mascot in full-color paintings from C&O’s original railway calendars! Each month you’ll view your favorite kitten, learn key historical dates, and more. 12″x 9″. #0R83096  Price $10.95

 

C&O Power 2012 calanderC&O Power 2012 Calendar

This handsome wall calendar features dramatic black-and-white photographs – beautifully captured by Gene Huddleston – of your favorite Chesapeake and Ohio steam locomotives in all their power and glory. 12″x 12″.  #0R83097   Price: $10.95

 

Classic Trains 2012 Wall CalendarClassic Trains 2012 Wall Calendar

A look back in time to the days when steam and steel opened new frontiers and turned small towns into bustling cities will fascinate any railroad buff. This handsome, informative 2012 calendar includes black-and-white archival images and extensive captions that give in-depth looks at these drivers of the industrial revolution.  Price: $12.95

Colorado Narrow Gauge 2012 CalendarColorado Narrow Gauge 2012 Calendar

This wall calendar features 12 color photographs of your favorite Colorado narrow gauge steam locomotives in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s. You’ll enjoy images of Denver & Rio Grande Western and Colorado Southern trains, a Galloping Goose, wooden trestles, incredible scenery, and plenty of belching smoke! 13¾”x 10¾”.
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Price: $13.95

 

CSX Transportation 2012 CalendarCSX Transportation 2012 Calendar

Filled with 13 large color photographs taken amongst the most beautiful scenery in CSX’s range, this wall calendar does a superb job of capturing the heart of the great railroad. 14″x 9¾”.
#0R83098   McMillan publications  Price: $14.95

 

2012 Erie Lackawanna Color Calendar

The Erie, the Lackawanna, the DL&W – premier railroads in full color!  Price: $14.95

 

 

Great Northern 2012 CalendarGreat Northern 2012 Calendar

Featuring stunning color photography, this handsome wall calendar displays Great Northern steam, electric and diesel motive power and operations from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s! 13¾”x 10¾”.  #0R83086

 

Price: $13.95

 

 

2012 Long Island Rail Road Color Calendar2012 Long Island Rail Road Color Calendar

Full color images of the Long Island Railroad.

Price: $14.95

 

 

Milwaukee Road 2012 Calendar

Featuring large color photographs of Milwaukee Road locomotives and trains such as a streamlined 4-6-2 steam locomotive, a Little Joe electric, E- and F-units, and gearless bipolars, this wall calendar is a “must have” for every fan of the legendary road! 13¾”x 10¾”.   #0R83087

Price: $13.95

 

2012 New Haven Railroad Color Calendar2012 New Haven Railroad Color Calendar

Full color images of the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad.   Price: $14.95

 

 

2012 New York Central System Color Calendar2012 New York Central System Color Calendar

Full color images of the New York Central System.

Price: $14.95

 

 

Nils Huxtable’s Narrow Gauge Memories – 2012 Calendar

Featuring fantastic photography of narrow gauge steam locomotives in action from around the world. Nils Huxtable’s Narrow Gauge Memories takes you on location, across the globe, where steam still lives! Images include: Sumpter Valley Railway 2-8-2 No. 19; a ‘Sport Model’ K-28; an OK ‘Luttermoller’ 0-10-0T in Java; a Mal Tiempo 2-8-0; WP&Y 2-8-2 No. 73; an Esquel branch doubleheader; a Waldeisenbahn Muskau 0-8-0T; a Porter 2-6-2 in Brazil; a Swedish 981-mm heavy 2-8-0; an EBT 2-8-2; a 3-foot-gsugr Baldwin 0-6-0T+T in the Philippinies; a rotary plow on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. 11.5″ x 9″ color calendar from Stemescenes.   Price: $13.95

Norfolk Southern 2012 Calendar

Enjoy a view of “The Thoroughbred” each month of the year! This colorful wall calendar features 13 Norfolk Southern images taken throughout the railway’s scenic system. 14″x 9¾”.#0R8399 McMillan publications  Price: $14.95

 

Pennsylvania Railroad 2012 CalendarPennsylvania Railroad 2012 Calendar

Featuring stunning color photography, this handsome wall calendar displays the unique motive power of “The Standard Railroad of the World!” You’ll enjoy images of GG1 electrics, a PA/PB/PA lash-up in Tuscan Red, an RF-16 “Shark,” a K4 Pacific 4-6-2 steamer, and more. 13¾”x 10¾”.#0R83085

 

Price: $13.95

 

Railroading! 2012 CalendarRailroading! 2012 Calendar

Hang this colorful wall calendar in your den, office, train room, or anywhere else you want to enjoy the drama of the “high iron.” You’ll view Amtrak’s Downeaster rolling through New Hampshire, Union Pacific SD9043AC #8230 against a backdrop of fall colors, Pan Am Railway GP40-2 #518 cutting through newly fallen snow, and much more! There are 24 photographs in all (a major and a minor photo each month), each accompanied by a detailed description. 13¾”x 10¾”.   #0R83079

Price: $13.95

2012 Rio Grande Color Calendar

An array of shots, each with detailed captions.

McMillan publications    Price: $14.95

 

 

Santa Fe Railway 2012 Calendar

Do you hear that whistle down the line? Featuring large color photographs of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe steam and diesel locomotives from across its vast system, this wall calendar is a “must have” for every fan of the Santa Fe! 13¾”x 10¾”.  #0R83080

 

Price: $13.95

 

 

2012 Friendly Southern Pacific CalendarThe Friendly Southern Pacific 2012 Calendar

This 12-month wall calendar features stunning color images of Southern Pacific steam- and diesel-powered trains. You’ll view a GS-1 4-8-4 leading the Argonaut, F-units passing Colfax, a Keeler Branch 4-6-0, SD70Ms in the Tehachapis, the last run of a P-8 4-6-2, the Shasta Daylight in the Cascades, E7s on the Noon Daylight, U30Cs and SD9s on the “Loop,” and more. 11½”x 9″.   #0R83093    Price: $14.95

Southern Railway Historical Association 2012 CalendarSouthern Railway Historical Association 2012 Calendar

The Southern Serves the South – and you! Each month of this wall calendar features a full-color photograph accompanied by important dates in Southern Railway history. 11″x 8½”.
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Price: $12.95

 

 

Steam & Steel 2012 Calendar

The Railroad Photography of O. Winston Link
Featuring the incredible, synchronized night-flash photography of O. Winston Link, this stunning, B&W wall calendar presents action on the Norfolk and Western Railway in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina captured during the final years of steam. 12″x 12″.  #0R83082

Price: $13.95

 

 

Those Remarkable Trains 2012 Calendar

This wall calendar features stunning color photographs of steam and diesel locomotives taken across the United States over a period of more than 50 years. You’ll view Great Western 2-10-0 Decapod #90 hauling freight in Colorado, famous Baltimore and Ohio T-class 4-8-2 Mountain #5500 heading west through the Cumberland Narrows with Mail Train #31, Western Pacific 805-A leading the California Zephyr, and much more. 13¾”x 10¾”. #0R83081

Price: $13.95

 

Howard Fogg's Trains 2012 CalendarHoward Fogg’s Trains 2012 Calendar

Considered one of the all-time masters of railroading art, Howard Fogg painted the power and majesty of the steel wheel on steel rail like few others. Now, thanks to this beautiful wall calendar, you can enjoy 12 colorful Howard Fogg illustrations of steam and diesel locomotives! 13¾”x 10¾”.         #0R83089

 

Price: $13.95

 

2012 Trains CalendarTrackside with Trains 2012 Calendar

Enjoy a full year of exciting trains with this calendar! Based on the popular online feature “Trackside with Trains,” this calendar from Trains magazine showcases the best images captured by the magazine’s photographers. This beautifully photographed calendar presents a variety of trains in breathtaking scenes across the country. National holidays and occasions are noted, plus there’s room for adding appointments and reminders.  Price: $12.95

2012 Ted Blaylock - Whistle Stops Wall Calendar2012 Ted Blaylock – Whistle Stops Wall Calendar

Vintage locomotives, ’round-the-bend wildernesses, and whistle-stop junctions set spirits soaring along Blaylock’s artistic journeys. As inspirational as they are accurate, his paintings have been published worldwide as part of reputable conservation organizations’ efforts.   Price: $12.47

2012  Union Pacific Color Calendar
2012 Union Pacific Railroad Color Calendar

An array of shots, each with detailed captions.

Union Pacific Calendar, McMillan publications

Price: $14.95

 

2012 Union Pacific Then and Now CalendarUnion Pacific Then and Now 2012 Calendar

This colorful wall calendar features Union Pacific steam- and diesel-powered trains in some of the most scenic settings imaginable. You’ll see a Harriman 2-8-0, 4-6-6-4 Challenger #3985, DDA40X Centennial #6936, GP40s with the Kellogg local, the HKCP on the “Washy” line, a coal train in Nebraska, a 4-8-8-4 Big Boy leaving Cheyenne, a “Flag” SD70ACe at night, two SD70Ms crossing the Mississippi River, and much more. 11½”x 9″.     #0R83091           Price: $14.95

Union Pacific Vintage Poster Art 2012 Calendar

This handsome wall calendar features a dozen color Union Pacific and predecessor line advertisements promoting rail travel in the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s! You’ll enjoy ads for trains such as the City of Denver and the Southern Pacific Shasta Daylight; destinations such as Las Vegas, California, the Pacific Northwest and Colorado; and more. 10¾”x 13¾”.

Price: $13.95

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North Platte Rail Fest 2011

Union Pacific No. 844

UP 844 heads to the turntable to turn to face south while Conductor Coker dismounts to operate the table. Photo by Max Wipperman

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. 844 will also be pulling excursions on Sept 15 and 19 between Cheyenne and North Platte, before and after the North Platte Railfest.
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Southern 630 to run fall steam specials in Tennessee

Southern 630 to run steam specials this fall

Surrounded by spring foliage, the 630 leads a TVRM Missionary Ridge Local excursion out of East Chattanooga. Photo by John Higginson

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 will operate from Grand Junction Station in Chattanooga to Summerville, Ga., traveling past Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park and through Chickamauga, Rock Spring, LaFayette, and Trion.
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Nickel Plate Road No. 765 Steam Returns to Ohio September 2011

Nickel Plate Road No. 765 Steam Returning to CVSR

NKP No 765

NKP 765 brings up the tail end of the 4pm train as it crosses the Kankakee/Yellow Rivers. Getting the kayaker as he gave us a pose was an added bonus to give this picture a great touch! Photo by HOOAH!

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 during the month of September along with numerous events and activities all month long for everyone to enjoy.
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