Category Archives: Scenic Railroads

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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2012 Autumn Leaf Rambler train

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. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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North Carolina Transportation Museum Fall Train Excursions

2012 Fall Train Excursions Nov. 3 & 4 The North Carolina Transportation Museum has announced it will operate two mainline fall train rides this November, from Spencer to Appomattox, Va., and Spencer to Toccoa, Ga. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Colorado Railroad Museum Wine & Music Train

Colorado Railroad Museum auction Wine Train Fundraiser The Colorado Railroad Museum will be operating the Colorado Wine & Music Train on Saturday, July 14. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Colorado Railroad Museum’s restoration projects. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Flagg Coal No. 75 gets steamed up on Naugatuck Railroad

Look for Flagg Coal #75 on the Naugatuck Railroad, June 8-17 Hank the Tank returns to the Naugatuck Railroad! “Hank the Tank Engine” will be the star attraction at this summer’s June 8 – 17 event, including Father’s Day Weekend! … Continue reading

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Orange Blossom Cannonball steam engine is out of town

Florida’s Orange Blossom Cannonball steam engine No. 2  returns Memorial Day weekend Florida’s one of a kind Orange Blossom Cannonball steam engine No. 2 has been transported back to the Reader Railroad headquarters in Arkansas for its annual inspection. The … Continue reading

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Soo Line 1003 gets steamed up

Soo Line 2-8-2 No. 1003 underwent a series of test firings last week at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum in Hartford. With assistance from Wisconsin & Southern Railroad President Bill Gardner, the locomotive is being rebuilt by 1003 Operations, LLP,  at … Continue reading

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Riding the Orange Blossom Cannonball Florida Steam Train

This was my first chance to ride the Orange Blossom Cannonball, the new 1907 Florida steam train ride departing out of Tavares, Florida near Orlando.  My father was spending the winter in the area and this would be a great … Continue reading

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Railfest 2012 at the Texas State Railroad

The Texas State Railroad will be holding it’s 2012 Railfest at the Rusk Depot over May 5 and 6. Saturday, May 5 Pineywoods Steam Excursion 11:00am to 3:30pm Enjoy a steam excursion through the piney woods of East Texas. Tickets: Click … Continue reading

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Soo 2719 Pulls Minnesota Steam Excursions

The Northshore Scenic Railroad  will be running  six-hour round trip steam excursions from Duluth to Two Harbors, Minnesota  behind the 1923 4-6-2  Alco built Soo 2719 steam locomotive. The 2012 steam train rides will run  on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays  … Continue reading

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