Category Archives: Railroading Events

Guide to North American Steam Locomotives

The latest Guide to North American Steam Locomotives covers the fascinating history and development of steam locomotives in North American. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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2016 N&W 611 Schedule

The Virginia Museum of Transportation has announced the 2016 excursion schedule for the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 steam engine. The 11 excursions will take place over four weekends. The first two, on April 9-10, will be hosted by … Continue reading

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Huntington Steam Combo

You get two shows on DVD with this program! In the first show, Steam to Huntington, we see history made as three steam engines headed for the NRHS Convention in Huntington, West Virginia. Pentrex crews captured the action as the … Continue reading

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Hemingway’s Hurricane

THE FINAL BLOW A powerful late summer hurricane is tracked for several days before it makes landfall on a southern U.S. coastline. Inexplicably, government officials fail to set an evacuation plan in motion until it is too late. Those who … Continue reading

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North Carolina Fall Train Rides

The North Carolina Transportation Museum is sponsoring 2015 autumn train excursions over Norfolk Southern rails from Spencer to Asheville on Oct. 31, and to Charlottesville, Va., on Nov.1. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Milwaukee Road No. 261 Fall Colors Tour

This autumn the “Friends of the 261” in cooperation with Amtrak and BNSF Railway will operate two fall color excursion trains powered by Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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NKP 765 Steam Locomotive to pull Summer Excursions

The 2015 schedule for historic steam locomotive NKP 765 will include round-trip excursions during July and August. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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21st Century Steam excursions for 2015 include N&W 611, NKP 765 and Southern 4501

Norfolk Southern has published its schedule of 21st Century Steam excursions for 2015, some of which will feature the newly restored ex-Norfolk & Western J Class locomotive No. 611. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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N&W 611 Restoration Tour Feb 20th

The Virginia Museum of Transportation is offering a chartered bus trip to the North Carolina Transportation Museum (NCTM) in Spencer, NC, for an up-close tour of the restoration of the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 Steam Passenger Locomotive. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Winter Photo Special

The D&SNG will again offer an extraordinary opportunity to the passengers on the Winter Photo Train! Passengers will detrain in the wilderness to capture the beauty of an authentic steam train traveling along the Animas Canyon in the winter! Share … Continue reading

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