| || |
July 1st! It's already July!
Mark your calendars for the following Special Events-
July 2 - Tennessee Valley Railroad in Chattanooga TN Operating the 100 mile Summerville Steam Special with Southern Railway Mikado #4501. Southern Railway #630 will operate on the Missionary Ridge Local Train all week as well.
July 2-3 - Texas State Railroad in Rusk TX.
Operating a Railfan Photographers Special with Night Photo Session, and an all day excursion with Photo Run-bys. Magma Arizona Mikado #7 is likely to power the special train, while Southern Pine Lumber #28 could also make an appearance under steam.
July 2-4 -
Nevada State Railroad Museum - Carson City NV
Special 4th of July Operations all weekend long with 3 historic locomotives under steam.
Virginia & Truckee 4-6-0 #25 will be pulling passenger trains.
Virginia & Truckee Wood Burning 4-4-0 the "Inyo" will be under steam and on display
Narrow Gauge Wood Burning 2-6-0 "Glennbrook" will be under steam and on display.
July 16-17 - Cass Scenic Railroad in Cass WV.
Operating a "Railfan Express" with a night photo session on Saturday, and a photo special on Sunday featuring a rare turned locomotive and photo runbys.
Also on Saturday July 16th, the annual "Great Train Race" where Steam and Diesel Race at Old Spruce.
Railfan Express - www.msrlha.org/mw/index.html
Great Train Race - mountainrailwv.com/special-trains
July 22 -
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad - Bryson City NC.
Baldwin 2-8-0 #1702 returns to Steam pulling excursions on the scenic line to the Nantahala Gorge or along the Tuckasegee River to Dilsboro NC. Various Excursions and Photo Specials are planned from July 22 through the end of 2016.
July 23 - Cheyenne Frontier Days Train - Denver CO
Union Pacific 4-8-4 #844 returns to Steam pulling the Cheyenne Frontier Days train on the Union Pacific Mainline from Denver CO to Cheyenne WY. The #844 will pull an all matching fleet of Union Pacific Heritage Cars on a historic mainline route.
Plenty of more Steam is operating in July and beyond, check out STEAM BY STATE for a listing of Tourist Railroads and Museums operating Steam Regularly, and Theme Park Steam lists theme parks and zoos operating steam locomotives on a daily basis.
This website uses marketing and tracking technologies. Opting out of this will opt you out of all cookies, except for those needed to run the website. Note that some products may not work as well without tracking cookies.Opt Out of Cookies
Use the Donate Button below to Paypal us any amount to help cover our expenses or just to say thanks!
TrainChasers on Instagram!