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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.
Copyright © John Biehn 2016


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Latest Steam Train Diary updates September 25, 2016


October - Cheyenne, UP #844 going to Memphis in October.
October 7, 8 and 9 - Minneapolis, MILW 4-8-4 #261 excursions.
October 8, 9 and 15, 16 - Lehigh Valley #425 excursions.
November 5 - Owosso MI - PM 1225 excursion.


Diary for 2016


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October 2016


October dates to be advised - Cheyenne WY. UP 4-8-4 #844 travelling from Cheyenne to Memphis in October for the Harahan Bridge event October 21-23 - dates to be confirmed by Union Pacific .
For details - to be advised

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


November 2016


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 2017


August 27 - 28 - Chama NM: Narrow Gauge Convention.


September 2017


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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