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Leviathan and Nebraska Zeypher at Illinois Railway Museum

Steam engine ‘Leviathan’ to make trips at Illinois Railway Museum Sept. 17 & 18 Leviathan and Nebraska Zephyr to operate this weekend at IRM: Leviathan #63, an American 4-4-0 steam locomotive, will operate two more days at the Illinois Railway … 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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Colorado Railroad Museum Wine & Music Train August 20

Colorado Railroad Museum Wine & Music Train Lose track of time while sampling all things Colorado… Colorado wines, music and Colorado’s railroad legacy. Enjoy the gentle rock of the rails as you ride behind the historic No. 346 locomotive in … 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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Milwaukee Road 261 Fall Color Excursion Train proceeds will benefit engine overhaul

All “Friends of the 261” fall color excursion train proceeds will benefit the overhaul of Milwaukee Road 261. The Milwaukee Road No. 261 restoration has been undergoing a series of repairs to conform to Federal Railroad Administration standards for the … Continue reading

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Cadillac Fall Color Trains Behind Steam Locomotive NKP 765

The Cadillac Fall Color Trains, behind steam locomotive NKP 765,  will operate on October 1, 2011 and October 15, 2011. Experience the brilliant and colorful display of the   Michigan fall foliage. Remember to bring your camera. Share ThisTweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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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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NKP 765 Steam is Back for Railfan Days!

Travel back to 1944 this summer and enjoy a day with the famous steam locomotive NKP No. 765! Ride aboard a vintage freight train, photograph historic scenes straight out of the 1940s, and enjoy a very special day for photographers, … Continue reading

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Cumbres & Toltec to appear in NBC miniseries pilot

Filming will begin on a pilot episode of a proposed miniseries by NBC Entertainment crews this month on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.  It is a post-Civil War story titled “Reconstruction”   about a soldier who crosses the country and … Continue reading

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