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Milwaukee Road No. 261 ‘North Pole Express’ train rides

Milwaukee Road 261 to begin ‘North Pole Express’ train rides in December The “North Pole Express” train rides will operate multiple rides each day during Dec. 5-7 and 11-14 . Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Milwaukee Road 261 to pull 2014 Fall excursion to Lake Superior Railroad Museum

The “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 a Fall excursion from Minneapolis to Duluth, Minnesota. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Reading & Northern No. 425 to pull 2014 Fall Excursions

Fall 2014 steam excursions on Reading & Northern 425 Reading & Northern 4-6-2 No. 425 will head up Autumn Leaf special excursions for the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway on Oct. 11-12. The trips will operate from Port Clinton to Jim … 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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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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Milw 261 to pull steam train excursions this spring

Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 under its own steam for the first time in four years “Friends of the 261,” in cooperation with Amtrak and BNSF Railway and Lake Superior Railroad Museum, will operate the Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 … Continue reading

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Canadian Pacific No.1293 steam excursions coming to Ohio in September

Canadian Pacific No. 1293 to steam on the CVSR The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has announced a series of steam-powered excursions this fall headed up by Canadian Pacific Railway No. 1293. The steam locomotive is currently maintained and stored at … 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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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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Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 No.152 out for overhaul

One of the last  modern-era L&N steam locomotives in existence and the only one in operation today, the Louisville & Nashville 4-6-2 No. 152  has been taken out of service. The 1905 locomotive was built by Rogers Locomotive Works and … Continue reading

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