Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 2014 Steam Schedule

Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam excursions set to begin in March.

As part of the Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam Program, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum has announced they will be operating a limited number of public excursions during 2014. Continue reading

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Niles Canyon Railway 2014 Photo Special

PLA to sponsor 5th annual Niles Canyon Railway Post-Winterail Photographers’ Special March 9th.

The special Niles Canyon Railway passenger train, powered by Western Pacific F7 No. 918, will depart Sunol depot at 9:30 a.m. for Niles. It is scheduled to return to Sunol around 1 p.m.
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Durango & Silverton 2014 Winter Photo Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will operate a special Winter Photo Train for photographers on Feb. 16, 2014.

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Top 5 Digital Cameras for Beginners

Digital cameras come in many choices today and picking for the right  camera when starting out can be overwhelming.

If you’re in the market for a digital point-and-shoot camera for a beginner, here are 5 models we found that are highly recommended by the leading websites on digital photography.

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Christmas Train Sets for Under the Tree

Find the perfect Christmas train set to put under your tree this year.

One of the most popular toys and decorations during the holiday season is a Christmas train set under the tree. From toddler toys to extravagant décor models, Christmas trains set the tone for a cozy holiday appeal.
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2014 Train Calendars

Lowest prices on the largest selection of the best selling 2014 train calendars and 2014 railroad calendars. Choose from railroads of today as well as vintage fallen flags, including B&O, Santa Fe, PRR. Complete listing of 2014 classic steam locomotive calendars including Narrow Gauge Steam, Model Railroads and the  Polar Express 18 mo. calendar  along with train calendars by artists Howard Fogg and Gil Bennett and photographer O. Winston Link.
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Columbus Day “Domes Over Donner Pass to Reno”.

Domes over Donner Pass to Reno is your chance to relive the Golden Age of rail travel

Travel aboard recently refurbished private rail cars that were once a familiar sight during the first half of the 20th century.  Return back to a time when rail barons and wealthy socialites traveled the country on luxurious private railroad cars.
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Milwaukee Road 261 Fall Colors Excursions set for October

Milwaukee Road 261 fall steam excursions to include the Skytop lounge Cedar Rapids.

Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 will pull two excursions on BNSF Railway this autumn. Beginning Oct. 12, the 261 will pull a round trip from Minneapolis northwest to Willmar on the former Great Northern Railway main line once used by the famed Empire  Builder.
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2013 Steam Excursions coming to Illinois this September

Iowa Interstate steam trips to benefit local volunteers

Iowa Interstate Railroad Chinese built QJ Class 2-10-2  No. 7081 will be operating steam excursions in early September, 2013 to raise funds for volunteer fire departments in Tiskilwa and Sheffield and for the Trains, Planes & Automobiles event in Geneseo.
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TVRM Southern 630 to Steam at Railfest next month

TVRM 2013 Railfest schedule announced for September 7-8

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is the largest operating historical museum in the Southeast and a must visit this summer during Railfest.

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