STEAM TRAIN DIARY - earlier months
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February 1-3, 8-10 - Nevada Northern, Ely NV - 9th Annual Nevada Northern Winter Steam Spectacular. 15-17 February weekend photo event cancelled
For details - Nevada Northern Railway
February 4-6, 11-13 - Heber Valley UT, steam photo freights.
February 10 - Durango CO: D&S Winter Photographers Special Train departs Durango 8am.
February 18 - Niles Canyon Railway, Sunol CA. #2472 was test steamed on February 18.
February 21 - Cheyenne WY. #3985 was test steamed.
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May 2,3,4 - Cass WVa: 'CALS at Cass Weekend'. Friday diesel between Cheat Bridge, Spruce and Big Cut including steam runby. Saturday from Cass including Shay 'race'. Sunday Shay run from Cass to Old Spruce and Bald Knob.
For details - CalsAtCass
May 3 - Durango CO - Daily service to Silverton to November 1.
May 3 and 4 - Fullerton CA - Fullerton Railroad Days - AT&SF 4-8-4 #3751 on display.
May 3 and 4 - Alamosa CO - Excursion to La Veta. Overnight at La Veta. #18 ALCO 2-8-0, photo freight
May 7 - Cheyenne WY, UP #3985 was test steamed.
May 9-11 - Minneapolis MN: photo charter with MILW 4-8-4 #261 on the Twin Cities & Western. Freight Saturday, passenger Sunday.
May 10 and 11 - Cass WVa: - Cass Spring Photo Weekend. Saturday trip Cass to Bald Knob. Sunday to Spruce, Big Cut and Beaver Creek. Saturday from Cass including
May 12 - Cumberland PA - Excursion with Western Maryland 734.
May 14 - Cass WVa: The May 14 Inaugural Trip from Elkins to Cass was SOLD OUT.
May 15 - Cass WVa: now also planned Cass to Elkins, on Thursday May 15.
May 15 - 21 - Minneapolis to Chicago, Trains Magazine report that MILW 4-8-4 #261 will travel to Chicago for filming purposes, leaving Minneapolis on May 15, filming in Union Station Chicago on Sunday and returning via Milwaukee on Tuesday and Wednesday.
May 16-18 - Cass WVa: Cass Railfan Weekend.
May 17 - Sunday May 18 trip has been cancelled. Owosso MI: Pere Marquette 2-8-4 #1225 excursion to Clare.
May 24 - Louisville KY: R.J.Corman QJ 2-10-2 freight trip to Lexington.
May 24 - October 19 - Chama NM. Cumbres & Toltec. Also an extra 11am departure from Chama to Cumbres returning to Chama at 3pm will run Thursdays only June 12 to August 14 and Sundays only July 6 to August 24.
May 24, 25, 26 - New Haven KY: scheduled operating days for L&N 4-6-2 #152 .
May 24, 25, 26 - Niles Canyon. Ex SP 4-6-2 #2472 photo special from Niles Station on May 24. Sunday May 25 #2472 on display at Sunol. Monday May 26 #2472 will operate standard (Sunday) schedule trains from Sunol.
May 24 - October 19 - Alamosa CO. 9am daily steam excursion to La Veta and return arr. Alamosa 5.45pm.
May 25, 26 - Freeport Illinois: Silver Creek & Stephenson Railway operate 36 ton Heisler built in 1912.
May 28 - October 17 Wed/Thu/Fri ONLY - Alamosa CO. Departing 9.30am and 1.30pm two round trip steam mixed trains to Monte Vista (diesel on other days).
Updated June 1 2008
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