Category Archives: Scenic Railroads

2015 Tourist Trains Guidebook

The Tourist Trains Guidebook, 5th edition, is your passport into the exciting world of heritage railroading. The latest Tourist Trains Guidebook for 2015 puts readers on the right track for riding historic steam locomotives, taking in breathtaking scenery only visible … Continue reading

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Western Maryland Scenic 2014 Schedule

September “Enthusiasts’ Weekend” on the Western Maryland Scenic The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 2014 schedule includes plans to host its first “enthusiasts’ weekend” in late September. The event is part of the railroad’s 2014 operating schedule and follows a successful … Continue reading

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Conway Scenic 7470 to pull farewell excursion

Conway Scenic Railroad farewell steam excursion May 31. Conway Scenic Railroad No. 7470 will pull a farewell excursion on May 31 prior to be taken out of service in July for its federally-mandated inspection and overhaul. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Steamtown to run F3s on Delaware Water Gap excursion

Steamtown 2013 Founders Day excursion announced Steamtown National Historic Site to celebrate “Founders Day” with excursion train  from Scranton to the Delaware Water Gap  on June 29. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Steam returns to Mt. Washington Cog Schedule for 2013

Memorial Day to kick off the Mt Washington Cog 2013 Steam Schedule Steam returns to the slopes of the Northeast’s tallest peak this month. Starting on Memorial Day, May 27, 2013, one of the Mt. Washington Cog Railway’s small-scale 0-2-2-0s will … Continue reading

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2013 Tourist Trains Guidebook

The Tourist Trains Guidebook, 4th edition, is your passport into the exciting world of heritage railroading. The latest Tourist Trains Guidebook for 2013 puts readers on the right track for riding historic steam locomotives, taking in breathtaking scenery only visible … Continue reading

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2013 Soo #2719 Steam Excursion Schedule

North Shore Scenic Railroad Soo #2719 steam excursions to begin on Mothers Day Take a ride on the Mothers Day for a six-hour steam excursion to Two Harbors behind the historic 2-6-2 steam locomotive Soo #2719. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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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 & … Continue reading

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