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Photo of the week:

MILW 4-8-4 #261 heads a two day round trip from Minneapolis to Duluth, see here at Bruno MN, Saturday 27 September 2014.
Copyright © John Biehn 2014

'Photo of the Week' picture contributions always considered for possible inclusion - copyright credit given - submit .jpg file by email to SVS Film.


Latest Steam Train Diary updates October 29, 2014


October and November - Southern #4501 in action
November, December - Owosso, PM 1225 heading 'North Pole' trains
November, December - Portland OR, SP&S #700 on Santa trains
December 4,5,6 and 12,13,14 - St Paul MN, #261 short trips to 'North Pole'
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

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

October 2014


October 2 - 5 - Chama NM: I know it's not steam! Galloping Goose trips on Cumbres & Toltec.
For details - Cumbres & Toltec - Galloping Goose

October 4, 11, 18, 19, 25, 26 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with ex-Southern 2-8-2 #4501.
For details - TVRM

October 11 - Elbe WA: Lerro Productions photo charter on Mt Rainier Scenic Railroad, featuring Engines Willamette Rayonier #2 and Polson Logging Co 2-8-2 #70.
For details - Lerro Productions

October 11, 12 - Port Clinton PA: Excursion to Jim Thorpe with 4-6-2 #425 on Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway.
For details - Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

October 13 - Yacolt WA: Lerro Productions photo charter on Chelatchie Prairie Railroad featuring the Crossett Western Co ALCO 2-8-2T #10.
For details - Lerro Productions

October 14 - Portland OR: Lerro Productions yard photo session with SP&S 4-8-4 #700.
For details - Lerro Productions

October 15 - 16 - Garibaldi OR: Lerro Productions photo charter on Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad featuring McCloud 2-8-2 #25.
For details - Lerro Productions

October 24 - 25 - Chama NM: Chama Steam Fall Classic X 2014. 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


November 2014


November 1 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with ex-Southern 2-8-2 #4501, doubleheaded with 2-8-0 #630.
For details - TVRM

November 8 - Chattanooga TN: Tennessee Valley Railway Museum trip to Summerville GA with ex-Southern 2-8-2 #4501, doubleheaded with 2-8-0 #630.
For details - TVRM

November 22, 23, 29 and 30 - Ringoes NJ: Black River & Western steam operating date, ALCO #60 expected.
For details - Black River & Western Railroad

November 22, 23, 28 - 30 - Owosso MI. PM 2-8-4 #1225 heads the 2014 North Pole Express.
For details - SRI Owosso

November 28 - 30 - 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 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, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21 - Ringoes NJ: Black River & Western steam operating date, ALCO #60 expected.
For details - Black River & Western Railroad

December 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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