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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 July 27, 2016


October 8, 9 and 15, 16 - Lehigh Valley #425 excursions.


Diary for 2016


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August 2016


August 6 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 4960 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

August 8 - Spencer NC. N&W 4-8-4 #611 will move from Spencer to Roanoke (non excursion move) for display at the VMT.
For details - Fire Up 611

August 24 - 27 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 4960 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

August 26 - 28 - Chama NM: 'Narrow Gauge Rendezvous', featuring D&RGW 2-8-0 #315, 2-8-2 #463 and RGS 'Geese' #5 and 7 in various photo freights and static photo sessions.
For details - Narrow Gauge Rendezvous


September 2016


September - Roanoke VA. N&W 4-8-4 #611 will move from Roanoke to Spencer NC (non excursion move) for special events and maintenance at the NCTM.
For details - Fire Up 611

September 3 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 4960 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

September 3 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam.
For details - TVRM

September 10 - Los Angeles CA. CANCELLED AT&SF 4-8-4 #3751 to head a round trip one day excursion to Barstow via Cajon Pass.
For details - Pacific Railroad Society

September 10 and 11 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum 'Railfest'.
For details - TVRM

September 17 - Williams AZ. Grand Canyon 2-8-2 4960 due to operate the round trip to the Canyon.
For details - Grand Canyon Steam Schedule

September 24 - 25 - Spencer NC. N&W 611 will travel to Danville VA for the Danville Rail Heritage Days. These will not be excursion moves.
For details - Fire Up 611

September 26 - 28 - Chama NM: Chama Steam 'Fall Madness'. Cancelled Photo freight event.
For details - Chama Steam


October 2016


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 8 and 9 - Minneapolis: MILW 4-8-4 261 expected to power a trip on Saturday to Glencoe Minn., and on Sunday to Norwood and Winthrop Minn. on Sunday - To be confirmed .
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, 12 and 13 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with steam.
For details - TVRM


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