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Steam train events in US and Canada


This listing is maintained for personal use and is not intended to be a complete diary of steam train events in the USA and Canada. SVS Film will not be responsible for any errors or omissions, nor will be responsible for any expenses or other costs incurred as a result of the information printed here. All schedules are subject to change without notice. PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SCHEDULE TO MAKE TRAVEL PLANS WITHOUT CHECKING WITH THE RAILROAD/OPERATOR FIRST.

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Photo of the week:

NKP 2-8-4 #765 in the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, September 23 2017.
Copyright © John McIvor 2017


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Latest Steam Train Diary updates January 10th, 2018


May 18 - 20 - Cass WV, photo events
June 3 - 4 - Antonito CO photo specials
September 29 - October 1 - Antonito CO photo specials


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Diary for 2018



February 2018


February 9 - 11 - Ely NV: Winter Steam Photo Spectacular on Nevada Northern.
For details - Nevada Northern Railway

February 16 - 18 - Ely NV: Winter Steam Photo Spectacular on Nevada Northern.
For details - Nevada Northern Railway

February 17 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

February 17, 18 - Durango CO. Winter photo special to Cascade Canyon. 'Galloping Goose' #5 will run on 17th and 18th February, and steam special will run on 18th.
For details - Durango & Silverton

February 23, 24 - Durango CO. 'Galloping Goose' #5 excursions to Cascade.
For details - Durango & Silverton


March 2018


March 3 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

March 3 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam (4501 and/or 630).
For details - TVRM


April 2018


April 7 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

April 7 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam (4501 and/or 630).
For details - TVRM

April 21 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

April 28 and 29 - Fillmore CA. Fillmore & Western 'Railfest 2018' event.
For details - Fillmore and Western


May 2018


May 5 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

May 18, 19, 20 - Cass WV. Photo special events. Whittaker on Friday, Spruce on Saturday and in the Cass area on Sunday.
For details - Cass Photo Event

May 19 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam (4501 or 630).
For details - TVRM


June 2018


June 2 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

June 2 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam.
For details - TVRM

June 2 and 3 - Antonito CO: Photo special organised by the Friends of the C&TSR with locomotive 315. Antonito to Cumbres on Saturday, returning to Antonito on Sunday
For details - Loco 315 Photo Special


July 2018


July 7 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

July 7 and 21 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam.
For details - TVRM

July 19 - Cheyenne WY: Date to be confirmed Positioning move from Cheyenne to Denver. Power to be confirmed.
For details - to follow.

July 21 - Denver CO: Date to be confirmed 'Frontier Days' train to Cheyenne and return. Power to be confirmed.
For details - Frontier Days Train

July 22 - Denver CO: Date to be confirmed Positioning move from Denver to Cheyenne. Power to be confirmed.
For details - to follow.


August 2018


August 4 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

August 11 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam.(4501and/or 630)
For details - TVRM


September 2018


September 1 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

September 1 and 15 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam. (4501 and/or 630).
For details - TVRM

September 15 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

September 29 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

September 29 - October 1 - Antonito CO: Photo specials organised by the Friends of the C&TSR with locomotive #315 and K27 #463. Antonito to Osier on Saturday, Antonito to Cumbres on Sunday and Monday.
For details - Photo Specials


October 2018


September 30 - October 1 - Antonito CO: Photo specials organised by the Friends of the C&TSR with locomotive #315 and K27 #463. Antonito to Cumbres on Sunday and Monday.
For details - Photo Specials

October 6 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 #4960 or 2-8-0 #29 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

October 6, 13, 20, 21, 27, 28 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam (4501 and/or 630).
For details - TVRM


November 2018


November 3, 10, 11 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam (4501 and/or 630).
For details - TVRM


December 2018



Diary for 2019


Spring 2019 dates - '150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad's Completion' In the spring of 2019, Union Pacific's historic steam equipment will embark on a special excursion along the transcontinental route. - schedule to be confirmed.
For details - Union Pacific


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