STEAM TRAIN DIARY - earlier months
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January 17 and 18 - Ely NV: 100th birthday celebration from newly restored locomotive #93, which will head special trains at 1pm and 5pm on Saturday and 9.30am and 1pm on Sunday.
For details - Nevada Northern Railway
January 17 - Scranton PA: Steamtown special steam excursion to Tobyhanna for the Ice Harvest Festival. Depart Scranton 10am, return 3pm.
February 6-8 and 13-15 - Ely NV, Nevada Northern Winter Photo Shoots, two weekends of winter railroad action. #93 expected to be back in steam.
For details - Nevada Northern Photo Shoots
February 22 - Durango CO, winter photographers' special.
March 28 and 29 - Sunol CA, two days of steam operations with SP 4-6-2 #2472.
For details - Golden Gate Railroad Museum
April 11 - Golden CO, Colorado Railroad Museum steam operation day.
For details - Colorado Railroad Museum
April 11 - Chattanooga TN to Summerville and back with steam loco #610
April 11 - Cheyenne WY to Rock Springs. UP steam movement with 4-8-4 #844.
May - Cancelled Fullerton Railroad Days cancelled for 2009.
May 1, 2, 3 - Cass WVa: 'CALS at Cass Weekend'. Steam railroad weekend.
May 2 - Oroville to Portola. UP 844.
May 2 and 3 - New Westminster BC: 'Royal Hudson' 4-6-4 #2860 excursion to Cloverdale, departs 10am. Note F7 diesel will head train on return leg with #2860 running in reverse behind diesel.
May 3 AT&SF #3751 LA to San Diego excursion postponed.
May 5 - Portola to Winemucca. UP 844.
May 9 - Portland OR: National Train Day - SP 4-8-4 #4449 on live display at Portland Union Station 10am to 3pm.
May 9 - Cass WV: Carl Franz photo event from Cass to Bald Knob.
May 11 - Ogden to Rock Springs. UP 844.
May 12 - North Vancouver BC: 'Royal Hudson' 4-6-4 #2860 will head the Whistler Mountaineer as far as Squamish, return by motorcoach.
May 16 - Scranton PA: Steamtown special steam excursion to East Stroudsburg. Depart Scranton 9am, return 5.30pm.
May 16 - Tunkhannock PA: Reading and Northern 4-6-2 #425 excursion to Jim Thorpe and return.
May 16 - 17 - Alamosa CO: Photo freight on Rio Grande Scenic over La Veta Pass with 2-8-0 #18.
May 21 - North Judson IN: NKP 2-8-4 #765 in steam for 'Media Day' preview and trip to English Lake at 2pm.
May 23 - 25 - North Judson IN: NKP 2-8-4 #765 will power 2 hour round trips to LaCrosse IN at 10am, 1pm and 4pm.
May 22, 23 and 25 - Sunol CA, night photo session on Friday, followed by two days of steam operations with SP 4-6-2 #2472 on Saturday and Monday.
May 23, 24, 25 - Abilene Kansas: AT&SF 4-6-2 #3415 inaugural run to Enterprise for guests at 11am, then 2pm and 5pm public runs. On 24th and 25th public runs will be at 10am and 2pm.
May 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 - New Haven KY: L&N 4-6-2 #152 steam operating day at Kentucky Railway Museum.
May 24, 25 - Freeport Illinois: SC&S 1912 36 ton Heisler operating days.
June 6 - Chattanooga TN to Summerville and back with steam loco #610
For details - Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
June 6 and each Saturday to October 31 - Boone Iowa, JS 2-8-2 #8419 excursion at 1.30 and 4pm.
June 18-21 - Chama NM, (I know it's not steam!) Galloping Goose #5 on Cumbres & Toltec. June 18 Chama to Antonito. June 19 and 20 round trips from Antonito to Osier, June 21 Antonito to Chama.
June 18 - Cheyenne to North Platte. UP 844.
June 20 and 21 - North Judson IN: NKP 2-8-4 #765 will power 2 hour round trips to LaCrosse IN departing at 10am, 1pm and 4pm.
June 20, 21 - New Haven KY: L&N 4-6-2 #152 steam operating day at Kentucky Railway Museum.
June 20, 21 - Freeport Illinois: SC&S 1912 36 ton Heisler operating days.
June 20, 21 - Omaha, UP 844 on display.
June 22-23 - Council Bluffs, UP 844 on display.
June 27 - Scranton PA: Steamtown special steam excursion to Delaware Water Gap. Depart Scranton 9am, return 5.30pm.
Updated July 1 2009
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