Last Train to Paradise follows Henry Flagler and the spectacular rise and fall of the railroad that crossed an ocean.
In the Last Train to Paradise, novelist Les Standiford has written a lively, felicitous account of the building of the Florida East Coast Railway, which, for a little over two decades, connected mainland Florida with the southernmost city, Key West.
The Union Pacific Railroad’s 2012 September schedule will have the historic 4-8-4 steam locomotive No. 844 making appearances throughout Iowa and Nebraska as part of the railroad’s 150th anniversary celebration.
Amtrak dome car to run fall trips
Virginia’s Autumn Leaf Rambler train to run October excursions.
The Autumn Leaf Rambler train at Dillwyn, VA will begin running 3.5 hour round-trip excursions to New Canton on Saturday, October 6, 2012.
Emperor of the North
Emperor of the North, a vivid Depression-era drama, opens with a friendly, down-home song that doesn’t prepare the audience for what follows: The brutal killing of a train-hopping bum at the hands of a cruel conductor named Shack.
This autumn the “Friends of the 261” in cooperation with Amtrak, BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific will operate diesel-powered fall color excursion trains to help rise funds for the rebuilding of the Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 steam locomotive.
Colorado Railroad Museum Great Train Adventure heading to Pennsylvania
October 15-25, 2012
The second annual Colorado Railroad Museum Great Train Adventure is heading to the Pennsylvania railroad heartland during October of 2012. On the heels of the quite successful 2011 Adventure, participants will find themselves immersed in the rich history of the Keystone State for 11 days and 10 nights from October 15th through the 25th.
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 attractions – and what better way to enjoy it than by train?
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 the Age of Steam Roundhouse in nearby southeast Ohio. It is one of six remaining G-5 class locomotives in existence today.