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Railfest Steam Days Weekend

 B&O Railroad Museum hosting Railfest Steam Days B&O Railroad Museum will be hosting the Railfest Steam Days and celebrating “old-fashioned” railroading during the weekend of October 13 & 14. This year’s event will focus on Civil War period steam power … Continue reading

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2012 Great Train Adventure

Colorado Railroad Museum Great Train Adventure heading to Pennsylvania October 15-25, 2012 The second annual Colorado Railroad Museum Great Train Adventure is heading to the Pennsylvania railroad heartland during October of 2012. On the heels of the quite successful 2011 … Continue reading

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2012 USA by Rail Guidebook, 8th Edition Released

USA by Rail Guidebook, 8th Edition: Plus Canada’s Main Routes (Bradt Travel Guide USA by Rail) Author: John Pitt The grandeur of North America’s scenery, from its never-ending prairies to the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, is one of the continent’s greatest … Continue reading

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At the Throttle Cab Rides Return to N.C. Transportation Museum

North Carolina Transportation Museum Spencer, North Carolina At the Throttle cab rides are back at the N.C. Transportation Museum and this is your chance to be the engineer on the  Lehigh Valley Coal #126  steam engine. This is a unique … 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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Take the Throttle at North Carolina Transportation Museum

Lehigh Valley Coal 0-6-0 saddle tank steam locomotive No. 126 will visit the North Carolina Transportation Museum during November and December. Visitors will be able to run the locomotive part as part of the museum’s “At the Throttle” program. Vulcan … 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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Nickel Plate Road No. 765 Steam Returns to Ohio September 2011

Nickel Plate Road No. 765 Steam Returning to CVSR Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) has announced they will be welcoming the return of the historic 2-8-4 Berkshire steam engine Nickel Plate Road  No. 765  to the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad … 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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