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Operate a Steam Locomotive in Pennsylvania

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to operate a steam locomotive and be the engineer on a century old vintage steam engine?  Now you can experience the excitement of being able to feel the power of the … Continue reading

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2012 Train Calendars

Stay up to date with your favorite 2012 Train or 2012 Railroad calendar. Large selection of  railroads of today as well as many vintage fallen flags, including Santa Fe, ACL/SAL, Chessie, C&O,  Erie, Great Northern, PRR, Rio Grande, Milwaukee Road, … Continue reading

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North Platte Rail Fest 2011

The North Platte, Nebraska 2011 Rail Fest is set to begin on Sept 16 and continue through Sept. 18th. Notable steam locomotive UP No. 844  is expected to be at the North Platte 2011 Railfest Union Pacific’s “Living Legend,” No. … Continue reading

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Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum’s 50th Anniversary Railfest

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum‘s first ever Railfest will celebrate its 50th anniversary over Labor Day weekend. Activities include special rail excursions, entertainment, storytelling, concerts, on-site demonstrations and exhibits, and food. Guest locomotives include two of Norfolk Southern’s executive Fs, recently … Continue reading

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July 2011 Grand Opening for Columbia Star Dinner Train

A new dinner train service will launch July 15, offering Friday and Saturday night departures from Columbia, Mo. The train will cover Columbia Terminal Railroad’s Columbia-Centralia, Mo., main line.The train’s equipment is painted for Wabash, the road that historically owned … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad Garibaldi 2011 Train Rides

Join RailsNW and the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad as the one and only Oregon Coast Crawler takes you on a memorable 5 hour journey of exploration and beautiful Oregon scenery. Originating out of Garibaldi, take a leisurely trip up the … Continue reading

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Train Festival 2011 July 21-24

Steam and diesel locomotives from around the country will be on display for visitors to tour the cabs, take photos, watch demonstrations and much more. Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island, Illinois will  host Train Festival 2011,  July 21-24.  Displays … Continue reading

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2011 Grand Canyon Railway Photo Charter

The Grand Canyon Railway is one of America’s premiere tourist railroads. Although the railroad operates year round, their 1923 steam locomotive, 2-8-2 #4960, will  operate on May 14-15, 2011,  just a few of the select days for all of 2011. … Continue reading

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