Category Archives: Scenic Railroads

Tourist Trains 2017 Guidebook

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Sixth Edition describes 500 of the most popular train attractions, museums, and railroad vacation destinations in the U.S. and Canada. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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C&O #1309 to begin Weekend Steam Excursions in July

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad will begin operating the 2017 Allegheny Mountain Express with C&O #1309 steam engine beginning July 1st. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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2017 Norfolk & Western No. 611 Spring Schedule

The Virginia Museum of Transportation (VMT) has announce that the Norfolk & Western Class J 611 steam passenger locomotive will return to the mainline in 2017 with an exciting schedule of public excursions. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Smoke Over Steamtown

Through Dennis A. Livesey’s camera lens, readers will experience the thrill of the steam railroad, a transportation system that dominated the USA for over 100 years and helped build a nation. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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NKP 765 Steam in the Valley Returns for 2016 September Excursions

CVSR welcomes back the historic steam engine – The Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 Berkshire No. 765 – from Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society on September 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2016. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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2016 Milwaukee Road No. 261 Summer Excursion

“Friends of the 261,” in cooperation with Amtrak, BNSF Railway and Lake Superior Railroad Museum, will operate the Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 pulling an excursion from Minneapolis to Duluth, Minnesota. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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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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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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