STEAM TRAIN DIARY - earlier months
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Diary for 2011
January 15 - Scranton PA: Steamtown special steam train from Scranton to Tobyhanna for the Ice Festival.
For details - NPS Steamtown
January 15 - Alamosa CO: Rio Grande Scenic steam powered winter excursion to La Veta.
January 28 - Cumberland MD: Photo special with Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734.
January 29 - Wilmington DE: Wilmington & Western Photo Charter featuring W&W 4-4-0 #98.
January 29 and 30 - Cumberland MD: Photo special with Western Maryland 2-8-0 #734.
February 4-6 and 11-13 - Ely NV: winter photo shoot on Nevada Northern - locomotive #93 scheduled.
For details - Nevada Northern Railway
February 13 and 14 - Greenbank Wilmington DE: Wilmington & Western steam dinner excursions, 3pm and 6pm on Feb 13 and 6pm on Feb 14 .
February 20 - Durango CO: winter photographers' special on Durango & Silverton.
March 5 - Boone IA: steam photo special departs 11am.
For details - Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
March 26, 27 - Fillmore CA: Fillmore & Western Railfest including #14 2-8-0.
April 8 and 9 - Roanoke VA: Lerro Productions Roanoke Night Session featuring C&O 614, at the Virginia Museum of Transportation also with 611 and 1218.
For details - Lerro Productions
April 16 and 17 - Los Angeles CA - AT&SF #3751 excursion to San Bernardino Railroad Days on 16th, returning to Los Angeles on 17th.
April 16, 17, 22, 23 - Greenbank Wilmington DE: Wilmington & Western steam Easter excursions, 12.30pm and 2.30pm.
April 23 - Golden CO - Colorado Railroad Museum 'steam up event'.
April 30 - Scranton PA - Steamtown NHS, fundraiser/night photo session with Railfan & Railroad and Pete Lerro featuring NKP 2-8-4 759 and other equipment.
April 30 - Cumberland Maryland, Carl Franz railfan photo special to Frostburg on Western Maryland Scenic Railroad with locomotive #734.
April 30 and May 1 - Cass WV: CALS at Cass excursion weekend.
May 1 - Cumberland Maryland, Carl Franz railfan photo special to Frostburg on Western Maryland Scenic Railroad with locomotive #734.
For details email - Carl Franz
May 3 - Roanoke VA, C&O #614 moving by NS and Buckingham Branch to Clifton Forge.
May 7 - National Train Day. Portland OR, SP #4449 will at Portland Union Station from 10am to 4pm. Los Angeles CA, AT&SF #3751 on display at Union Station.
May 7 and 8 - Williams AZ: Grand Canyon Railway 8 mile roundtrips with #4960. Hourly 10am to 4pm.
May 14 - Cass WV: Carl Franz railfan photo day, log train to Bald Knob.
May 14 - 15 - Williams AZ: Lerro Productions two day photo charter with GCR #4960. Freight first day, Harriman passenger cars second day.
May 14 - 15 - New Orleans LA, SP 2-8-2 #745 on public display at Audubon Park for LASTA Steam Fest.
May 20, 21 and 22 - Cass WV: Three day Cass Railfan Weekend..
May 21 - Elbe WA: Triple-header to Mineral Lake and Divide with Rayonier #2, a Willamette geared engine, the West Fork Logging 3-truck Heisler, and assuming all proceeds on schedule, the Polson Lumber #70, a Baldwin 2-8-2.
May 27 - July 3 - Cheyenne WY - UP 4-8-4 #844 dep. Cheyenne May 27 - North Platte, Neb.; May 28 - North Platte to Marysville Kan.; May 29 - Marysville to Kansas City; May 31 - Kansas City to Jefferson City MO.
May 28 and 29 - Williams AZ: Grand Canyon Railway 8 mile roundtrips with #4960. Hourly 10am to 4pm.
May 28, 29, 30 - Abilene Kansas: AT&SF 4-6-2 #3415 steam operating days.
May 28, 29, 30 - North Judson Indiana: Nickel Plate 2-8-4 #765 excursions to LaCrosse.
May 29, 30 - Freeport Illinois: Silver Creek & Stephenson Railway operate 36 ton Heisler built in 1912.
May 27 - July 3 - UP 4-8-4 #844; June 2 - Jefferson City MO to St. Louis; June 4 - St. Louis to Cape Girardeau MO; June 6 - Cape Girardeau to Bald Knob Ark; June 8 - Bald Knob to Little Rock; June 10 - Little Rock to Van Buren; June 11 - Van Buren to Coffeyille; June 12 - Coffeyville to Kansas City; June 13 - Kansas City to Council Bluffs. Schedule was revised and #844 reached Council Bluffs June 11.
For details - Union Pacific Steam
June 4 - Williams AZ: Grand Canyon Railway #4960 scheduled trip to Grand Canyon dep 9.30am.
June 9-13 - Skagway AK: White Pass and Yukon Railfan Weekend. Five days of steam events including a trip over the entire railroad from Carcross to Skagway. #69 and #73 scheduled.
June 11 and 12 - Moose Jaw, CP4-6-4 #2816 trip to Medicine Hat, then on June 12 to Calgary.
June 15 - Port Alberni BC: freight train charter on the Alberni Valley Museum, Port Alberni, B.C. (using Baldwin 2-8-2ST No. 7).
June 15 - Alamosa CO. Wednesdays until August 17, steam round trips departing Alamosa at 8.15am and 2.45pm to Antonito to connect with Cumbres & Toltec.
June 17 and 18 - Elbe WA: June 17 freight train charter on the Mt. Rainier Scenic RR, WA (using Climax No. 10);
June 18, 2010 logging train charter on the Mt. Rainier Scenic RR, WA (using Heisler No. 91).
June 18, 19 - Freeport Illinois: Silver Creek & Stephenson Railway operate 36 ton Heisler built in 1912.
June 18, 19 - Williams AZ: Grand Canyon Railway 8 mile roundtrips with #4960. Hourly 10am to 4pm.
June 18, 19 - North Judson Indiana: Nickel Plate 2-8-4 #765 excursions to LaCrosse.
June 21 - Portland OR: SP 4449 4-8-4 one way trip picking up at Vancouver WA to Tacoma for NRHS convention.
June 24 - Banff Alberta, CP4-6-4 #2816 trip to Calgary.
June 25 - Tacoma WA: SP 4449 4-8-4 round trip over Stampede Pass to Easton and return (NRHS convention).
June 30 - July 1 - UP 4-8-4 #844; June 30 - Council Bluffs to North Platte; July 1 - North Platte to Cheyenne.
Updated July 1 2011