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Steam train events in US and Canada


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N&W 4-8-4 #611 blasts out of Montgomery Tunnel, May 8 2016.
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Latest Steam Train Diary updates January 18, 2017


2017 dates - Grand Canyon steam dates
April and May dates - N&W #611 excursions announced
June 24 and 25 - SP 4449 Portland to Bend excursion planned


Diary for 2017


[Jan] [Feb] [Mar] [Apr] [May] [Jun] [Jul] [Aug] [Sep] [Oct] [Nov] [Dec]

February 2017


February 10 - 12 - Ely NV: Winter Steam Photo Spectacular on Nevada Northern.
For details - Nevada Northern Railway

February 17 - 19 - Ely NV: Winter Steam Photo Spectacular on Nevada Northern.
For details - Nevada Northern Railway

February 18 - 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 19 - Durango CO. Winter photo special to Cascade Canyon. 'Galloping Goose' #5 will also run along with the steam special.
For details - Durango & Silverton


March 2017


March 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


April 2017


April 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

April 8 - Spencer NC. N&W 4-8-4 #611 to operate a round trip to Lynchburg VA.
For details - Fire Up 611

April 9 - Spencer NC. N&W 4-8-4 #611 to operate round trips to Charlotte and Greensboro.
For details - Fire Up 611

April 22 - 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 22 and 23 - Greensboro NC. N&W 4-8-4 #611 to operate a round trip to Roanoke VA.
For details - Fire Up 611


May 2017


May 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

May 6 and 7 - Lynchburg VA. N&W 4-8-4 #611 to operate a round trip to Petersburg VA.
For details - Fire Up 611

May 27, 28 and 29 - Roanoke VA. N&W 4-8-4 #611 to operate round trips to Lynchburg VA and Walton (Radford) VA each day.
For details - Fire Up 611


June 2017


June 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

June 24 and 25 - Portland OR. To be confirmed SP 4-8-4 #4449 to operate a round trip to Bend OR via Wishram WA, out on the 24th, return on the 25th.
For details - Friends of SP 4449


July 2017


July 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


August 2017


August 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

August 30 - September 2 - Denver CO: Narrow Gauge Convention.
For details - NG Convention


September 2017


September 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

September 4, 5, 6 - Chama NM: Special events including the Rio Grande Southern lives again with the re-creation of RGS 455.
For details - Friends of the C&TSR

September 16 - 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 25 - 27 - Chama NM: Chama Steam 'Fall Madness'. To be confirmed Photo freight event.
For details - Chama Steam

September 30 - 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 2017


October 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


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