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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:

The Southern 4501 and Southern 630 put on a show at Chickamauga, Georgia on November 8 2014.
Copyright © John Biehn 2014

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Latest Steam Train Diary updates December 1, 2014


December - Portland OR, SP&S #700 on Santa trains
December 4,5,6 and 11,12,13,14 - St Paul MN, #261 short trips to 'North Pole'
December 6,7 and 13 - Cumbres & Toltec free charity train rides
January 13, 14 2015 - Western Maryland photo sessions
August 10-11 2015 - Chama NM, 'Railfan Days' photo freight
October 23-24 - Chama NM, 'Chama Steam Fall Classic' triple header


Diary for 2014

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December 2014


December 4, 5, 6 - St Paul MN: MILW 4-8-4 #261 to head short trips to the 'North Pole' from St Paul Union Depot.
For details - Friends of 261

December 5 - 7, 12 - 13 - Owosso MI. PM 2-8-4 #1225 heads the 2014 North Pole Express.
For details - SRI Owosso

December 5 - 7, and 12 - 14 - Portland OR. SP&S 4-8-4 #700 will operate from Oaks Park on each Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Dec 14.
For details - ORHF Holiday Express

December 6, and 13 - Chama NM: free charity train rides between 9am and 3pm.
For details - Cumbres & Toltec

December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21 - Ringoes NJ: Black River & Western steam operating date, ALCO #60 expected.
For details - Black River & Western Railroad

December 7 - Antonito CO: free charity train rides from 10am.
For details - Cumbres & Toltec

December 11, 12, 13, 14 - St Paul MN: MILW 4-8-4 #261 to head short trips to the 'North Pole' from St Paul Union Depot.
For details - Friends of 261


2015



January 2015


January 13, 14 - Cumberland, MD: Lerro Productions photo specials with 2-8-0 #734.
For details - Lerro Productions


March 2015


March 14 - Owosso MI: Pere Marquette 2-8-4 #1225 "Return to Clare" excursion from Owosso to Clare MI and return.
For details - Railyard Productions


August 2015


August 10 - 11 - Chama NM: Chama 'Railfan Days'. Photo freight event.
For details - Chama Steam


September 2015


September 3 - 10 - White Horse, Yukon Territory: charter trains on White Pass & Yukon including 2-8-0 #69 and 2-8-2 #73.
For details - White Pass and Yukon Charters


October 2015


October 23 - 24 - Chama NM: Chama Steam Fall Classic X 2015. Photo freight event. Night photo shoot on Friday. Triple-header to Cumbres, then two engines to Osier and return to Chama on Saturday.
For details - Chama Steam


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