Category Archives: Steam Locomotives

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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Norfolk & Western 611 Restoration

N&W 611 heading to North Carolina Transportation Museum Roundhouse The Norfolk & Western Class J 611 is being prepared for its move to the North Carolina Transportation Museum and its long-awaited restoration. The anticipation has been building, and now all … Continue reading

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Steam Railroading Institute to hold ‘Train Expo 2014’

Former Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 No. 765 will attend the Steam Railroad Institute’s ‘Train Expo 2014’ to be held June 20-22 in Owosso, Michigan according to event organizers. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 2014 Steam Schedule

Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam excursions set to begin in March. As part of the Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam Program, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum has announced they will be operating a limited number of public excursions during 2014. Share … Continue reading

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Durango & Silverton 2014 Winter Photo Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will operate a special Winter Photo Train for photographers on Feb. 16, 2014. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Milwaukee Road 261 Fall Colors Excursions set for October

Milwaukee Road 261 fall steam excursions to include the Skytop lounge Cedar Rapids. Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 will pull two excursions on BNSF Railway this autumn. Beginning Oct. 12, the 261 will pull a round trip from Minneapolis northwest … Continue reading

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2013 Steam Excursions coming to Illinois this September

Iowa Interstate steam trips to benefit local volunteers Iowa Interstate Railroad Chinese built QJ Class 2-10-2  No. 7081 will be operating steam excursions in early September, 2013 to raise funds for volunteer fire departments in Tiskilwa and Sheffield and for the … Continue reading

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TVRM Southern 630 to Steam at Railfest next month

TVRM 2013 Railfest schedule announced for September 7-8 The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum is the largest operating historical museum in the Southeast and a must visit this summer during Railfest. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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NKP 765 Announces September 2013 Schedule

NKP 765 Steam Excursions coming to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad The Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive No. 765 schedule will bring steam excursions to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad this September. The NKP 765 will operate a variety of excursions … Continue reading

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Fire Up Norfolk & Western 611!

N & W 611 invited to participate in 2014 NS 21st Century Steam Program Fire Up the 611 is an effort to restore the last of the Norfolk & Western J Class 4-8-4 steam engines to operation and return her … Continue reading

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