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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: Union Pacific 4-8-4 844 heads the 'Cheyenne Frontier Days' excursion out of Denver on July 23 2016.
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Latest Steam Train Diary updates October 25, 2016
October 29 and 30 - Williams AZ, GCR #29 in action.
November 5 - Owosso MI - PM 1225 excursion.
Diary for 2016
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October 1 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 4960 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule
October 1 - Los Angeles CA. CANCELLED AT&SF 4-8-4 #3751 to head a round trip one day excursion to San Diego.
For details - 3751 excursion and Central Coast NRHS
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 23, 29, 30 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam.
For details - TVRM
October 7, 8 and 9 - Minneapolis: MILW 4-8-4 261 to power trips on Friday with a dinner train from Chanhassen, on Saturday to Glencoe Minn., and on Sunday to Norwood and Gibbon or, depending on time, Winthrop Minn. on Sunday.
For details - Friends of 261
October 8, 9 and 15, 16 - Port Clinton PA: Reading & Northern / Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway excursions with 4-6-2 #425.
For details - Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
October 13 - 31 - Cheyenne WY. UP 4-8-4 #844 travelling from Cheyenne to Memphis in October for the Harahan Bridge event October 21-23. Departs Cheyenne Oct 13, North Platte to Fairbury Oct 14, Fairbury to Kansas City MO Oct 15, Union Station Kansas City on display Oct 16, Kansas City to Jefferson City Oct 17, Jefferson City to St Louis Oct 18, St Louis to Dexter Junction MO Oct 19, Dexter Junction to Marion Ark Oct 20, Marion to Memphis and return Oct 22, Marion to North Little Rock Oct 24, N Little Rock to Van Buren Oct 25, Van Buren to Coffeyville KS Oct 26, Coffeyville to Kansas City MO Oct 27, Union Station Kansas City on display Oct 28, Kansas City to Marysville Oct 29, Marysville to North Platte Oct 30, North Platte to Cheyenne Oct 31.
For details - UP Steam
October 29 and 30 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-0 #29 due to head 'Pumpkin Patch Train'.
For details - Grand Canyon Special Events
November 5 - Owosso MI: Pere Marquette 2-8-4 1225 heads a round trip excursion from Owosso to Clare.
For details - Steam Railroading Institute tickets
November 5, 12 and 13 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam.
For details - TVRM
Diary for 2017
August 27 - 28 - Chama NM: Narrow Gauge Convention.
September 3 - 4 - Chama NM: Narrow Gauge Convention.
September 25 - 27 - Chama NM: Chama Steam 'Fall Madness'. To be confirmed Photo freight event.
For details - Chama Steam
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