STEAM TRAIN DIARY
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February 2004Fri/Sat/Sun February 6/7/8 - Nevada Northern Railway. 2004 Winter Steam Spectacular.
For details - Nevada Northern Railway
March 2004Until Tuesday March 9 - Durango & Silverton - no service Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. Round trip to Cascade depart Durango depart 1200 noon on Wednesdays thru Saturdays only.
Wednesday March 9 until May 7 - Durango & Silverton daily round trip to Cascade depart Durango 1200 noon. For details - Durango & Silverton RR
April 2004Daily until May 7 - Durango & Silverton daily round trip to Cascade depart Durango 1200 noon. For details - Durango & Silverton RR
Saturday April 3 - Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. 'Welcome Back 1702' excursion Dillsboro to Bryson City. #1702 2-8-0
Sunday April 25 - Trains Unlimited special on Alberta Prarie Railway with CN 4-8-2 #6060.
May 20043751 May 2004 trip - Los Angeles to San Diego cancelled because of bridge loading problems beyond Oceanside.
For details - San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society
Daily until May 7 - Durango & Silverton daily round trip to Cascade depart Durango 1200 noon. For details - Durango & Silverton RR
Saturday May 1: Nevada Northern Railway summer schedule starts.
Saturday May 8 - Durango & Silverton daily trains to Silverton commence until October 29 2004.
Wednesday May 12 - Royal Canadian Pacific special Vancouver to Monteal. CPR 4-6-4 #2816
Saturday May 15 - McCloud Railway - Trains Unlimited steam special.
Monday May 17 - Calgary - Medicine Hat #2816
Saturday 22 May - Cheyenne, Wyo. - North Platte, Neb UP #3985
Saturday May 22 - Sugar Creek to Dresden Ohio - GTW 4-8-4 #6325 (train starts in Orrville)
Sunday May 23 - Thunder Bay - Marathon #2816
Sunday May 23 - Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Photo Special Steam Train.
Sunday May 23 - North Platte - Marysville, Kan UP #3985
Monday May 24 - Marathon - Chapleau #2816
Tuesday May 25 - Chapleau - Parry Sound #2816
Tuesday May 25 - Marysville - Kansas City, Mo. UP #3985
Wednesday May 26 - Parry Sound - Toronto #2816
Thursday May 27 - Kansas City - Coffeyville, Kan. UP #3985
Friday May 28 - Coffeyville - Van Buren, Ark. UP #3985
Friday May 28 - Toronto - Smiths Falls #2816
Friday May 28 - Cass Scenic Railroad season commences.
Saturday 29th May - Smiths Falls - Montreal #2816 (final leg)
Saturday May 29 - Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR opening day.
Saturday May 29 - Grand Canyon Railway - steam operation of scheduled train Williams - Grand Canyon South Rim due to commence thru September 6.
Saturday May 29 - Scranton - mainline steam schedule postponed
Saturday May 29 - Van Buren - North Little Rock UP #3985
Sunday May 30 - North Little Rock - Pine Bluff UP #3985
Sunday May 30 - Scranton - mainline steam schedule postponed
Monday May 31 - Scranton - mainline steam schedule postponed
June 2004Louisiana Steam Train Association proposed tour to Kansas City in June/July 2004 with SP 2-8-2 #745 has been cancelled
For details - Louisiana Steam Train Association
Tuesday June 1 - Pine Bluff - Monroe, La. UP #3985
Wednesday June 2 - Monroe - Lake Charles UP #3985
Friday June 4 - Lake Charles - Houston, Texas UP #3985
Saturday June 5 - Ex CN 4-8-2 #6060 Stettler Alberta to Big Valley.
Saturday June 5 - New Hope & Ivyland Railroad Railfan Weekend - 2-8-0 #40 in steam
Sunday June 6 - Ex CN 4-8-2 #6060 Stettler Alberta to Big Valley.
Friday June 11 - Houston - Special Train for Invited Guests from the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Pediatric Unit. UP #3985
Saturday June 12 - Ohio Central all day excursion from Dennison to Sugarcreek and return - scheduled for GTW 4-8-4 #6325 in one direction and 4-6-2 #1293 on the other.
Saturday June 12 - Los Angeles Union Station to San Bernardino - AT&SF 4-8-4 #3751
Sunday June 13 - Houston - Valley Jct.-Houston Special Train for guests of the Bush 41@80 Endowment, benefiting the George Bush Presidential Library, Points of Light Foundation and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. UP #3985
Sunday June 13 - CP #2816 - Welland, Ontario - Buffalo, NY on CSX then Buffalo, NY - Cleveland , OH on NS (to be confirmed)
Monday June 14 - CP #2816 Cleveland, OH - Chicago, IL on NS. (to be confirmed)
Tuesday June 15 - Houston - Palestine UP #3985
Wednesday June 16 - Palestine - Longview UP #3985
Wednesday June 16 - CP #2816 Chicago to Minneapolis, MN via Milwaukee, WI and Portage, WI. (to be confirmed)
Thursday June 17 - Longview - Texarkana, Ark. UP #3985
Friday June 18 - Texarkana - North Little Rock UP #3985
Saturday June 19 - Chattanooga to Summerville round trip scheduled for steam power.
June/July Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 #261 trips commencing June 20
Sunday June 20 - North Little Rock - Van Buren UP #3985
Monday June 21 - Van Buren - Coffeyville, Kan. UP #3985
Tuesday June 22 - Coffeyville - Osawatomie UP #3985
Tuesday June 22 - Milwaukee Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station via Canadian Pacific #261
Thursday June 24 - Osawatomie - Trenton, Mo. UP #3985
Friday June 25 - Trenton - Boone, Iowa UP #3985
Friday June 25 - Chicago to Rock Island one way trip via La Grange and Galesburg #261
Saturday June 26 - Boone - Fremont, Neb. UP #3985
Saturday June 26 - Davenport Iowa to Savanna Illinois and return via Chicago and Eastern RR #261
Sunday June 27 - Rock Island to Bureau Junction round trip via Genneseo #261
Monday June 28 - Fremont - North Platte UP #3985
Tuesday June 29 - North Platte - Cheyenne, Wyo. UP #3985
Tuesday June 29 - Dubuque to La Crosse Wisconsin one way (via Iowa, Chicago & Eastern and the CP) #261
Steam Train Diary for July - December 2004
Updated January 1 2005
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