21st Century Steam excursions planned for 2013

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society (FWRHS), in partnership with Norfolk Southern Corporation, will host 21st Century Steam excursion trips in Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania in the Spring of 2013.

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Empire Builder to pull Friends of the 261 July excursion

Ride Friends of the 261 Super Dome over 4th of July

This summer, the Friends of the 261 is offering a limited accommodation private
car trip to Whitefish, Montana, aboard some of the finest rail cars to travel the
rails.
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Milw 261 to pull steam train excursions this spring

Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 under its own steam for the first time in four years

“Friends of the 261,” in cooperation with Amtrak and BNSF Railway and Lake Superior Railroad Museum, will operate the Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 under its own steam for the first time in four years, pulling its inaugural steam train excursion from Minneapolis to Duluth, Minnesota.
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Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania sponsoring June Ramble to Nevada and Utah

June Excursions Feature 3 Different Steam Train Rides

The Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a Ramble to Nevada and Utah, June 22 through June 29, 2013. This customized trip features train rides on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, the Nevada Northern Railway and the Heber Valley Railroad.
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O. Winston Link: Life Along the Line – the end of N&W steam

A Photographic Portrait of America’s Last Great Steam Railroad

O. Winston Link: Life Along the Line offers an expansive view of Link’s multidimensional portfolio and a moving account of the people and communities surrounding America’s last steam railroad. The book features rare images that have never before been published: portraits, candid images of N&W employees at work, modernist images of locomotives, as well as powerful variants of the famous photographs.
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2012 Top 10 Christmas Train Sets

Top 10 Christmas train sets 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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Best Selling 2013 Train and Railroad Calendars

Get the lowest prices on the best selling 2013 Train calendars and 2013 Railroad calendars. Choose from railroads of today as well as many vintage fallen flags, including Santa Fe, Southern Pacific, Great Northern, PRR, C&O, Rio Grande and Milwaukee Road. Additional 2013 classic train calendars include BNSF Heritage, Canadian trains, CSX, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific. Collection also includes the 2013 Colorado Railroad Museum calendar, the Duango & Silverton Railroad 2013 calendar along with noted railroad photographer Nils Huxtable’s Narrow Gauge Memories 2013 train calendar.
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Oregon Rail Heritage Center and SP 4449 open to the public

Southern Pacific steam locomotive No. 4449 shines at new engine house

The Oregon Rail Heritage Center opened to the public for the first time on Saturday, Sept. 22.
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2012 Steamtown Fall Excursions

Steamtown autumn steam & diesel excursions set for October

Steamtown National Historic Site has planned eight fall foliage rail trips this autumn. Steam-powered excursions to Moscow, Pa. will depart Scranton at 12:30 p.m. on October 6, 13, 14, 21, 27, and 28, with an expected return at 3:15 p.m.
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Railfest Steam Days Weekend

 B&O Railroad Museum hosting Railfest Steam Days

B&O Railroad Museum will be hosting the Railfest Steam Days and celebrating “old-fashioned” railroading during the weekend of October 13 & 14. This year’s event will focus on Civil War period steam power and include a Civil War encampment.
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