Norfolk & Western 611 Restoration

N&W 611 heading to North Carolina Transportation Museum Roundhouse

The Norfolk & Western Class J 611 is being prepared for its move to the North Carolina Transportation Museum and its long-awaited restoration. The anticipation has been building, and now all eyes are on Roanoke as crews ready the iconic locomotive for the big move.
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Steam Railroading Institute to hold ‘Train Expo 2014′

Former Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 No. 765 will attend the Steam Railroad Institute’s ‘Train Expo 2014′ to be held June 20-22 in Owosso, Michigan according to event organizers. Continue reading

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Guidebook for Great Places to Watch Trains

Where to find the best places to watch trains

The  Hot Spots Guidebook  is your #1 source for finding the best places to watch trains.

Experience the thrill of more than 100 of the best train-watching locations in America. Trains magazine editors  have covered in great detail all you’ll ever need to find the top locations where to watch trains. Continue reading

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Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 2014 Steam Schedule

Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam excursions set to begin in March.

As part of the Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam Program, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum has announced they will be operating a limited number of public excursions during 2014. Continue reading

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Niles Canyon Railway 2014 Photo Special

Pacific Locomotive Association to sponsor 5th annual Niles Canyon Railway Post-Winterail Photographers’ Special March 9th.

The special Niles Canyon Railway passenger train, powered by Western Pacific F7 No. 918, will depart Sunol depot at 9:30 a.m. for Niles. It is scheduled to return to Sunol around 1 p.m.
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Durango & Silverton 2014 Winter Photo Train

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will operate a special Winter Photo Train for photographers on Feb. 16, 2014.

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Top 5 Digital Cameras for Beginners

Digital cameras come in many choices today and picking for the right  camera when starting out can be overwhelming.

If you’re in the market for a digital point-and-shoot camera for a beginner, here are 5 models we found that are highly recommended by the leading websites on digital photography.
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Christmas Train Sets for Under the Tree

Find the perfect Christmas train set to put under your tree this year.

One of the most popular toys and decorations during the holiday season is a Christmas train set under the tree. From toddler toys to extravagant décor models, Christmas trains set the tone for a cozy holiday appeal.
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2014 Train Calendars

Lowest prices on the largest selection of the best selling 2014 train calendars and 2014 railroad calendars. Choose from railroads of today as well as vintage fallen flags, including B&O, Santa Fe, PRR. Complete listing of 2014 classic steam locomotive calendars including Narrow Gauge Steam, Model Railroads and the  Polar Express 18 mo. calendar  along with train calendars by artists Howard Fogg and Gil Bennett and photographer O. Winston Link.
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Columbus Day “Domes Over Donner Pass to Reno”.

Domes over Donner Pass to Reno is your chance to relive the Golden Age of rail travel

Travel aboard recently refurbished private rail cars that were once a familiar sight during the first half of the 20th century.  Return back to a time when rail barons and wealthy socialites traveled the country on luxurious private railroad cars.
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