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  • New WebCams - Cumbres & Toltec RR, Chama NM

    10/06/2012 3:24:34 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 21 replies
    Two live web cams went on line this weekend in Chama, NM showing the train yard of the steam-powered narrow gauge RR. As of the time of this posting, the daily eastbound passenger train from Antonito, CO has just arrived and stopped at the depot. After the passengers depart, the two other live steam engines will separate the cars for servicing and arranging for Sunday's departures. All of this under blue skies and autumn fall colors. Enjoy!
  • Steam Locomotives Could Be On the Way

    07/02/2010 6:11:50 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 45 replies
    WTAJ ^ | Friday, July, 2 2010 | Kevin Flanigan
    ALTOONA. BLAIR COUNTY - An effort is under way to give a real thrill to local rail fans. Norfolk Southern is working on plan to bring steam powered train travel back to this region. While the date the first excursion train trip around the horseshoe curve still has to be determined, Norfolk Southern is trying to finalize an agreement that should put a steam powered engine back on the rails later this year. Norfolk Southern is working out the final details of an agreement with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum to use that Museum's three steam locomotives to power some...
  • East Kern approves live steam railroad

    05/31/2008 10:14:27 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies · 146+ views
    Saturday, May 31, 2008. ^ | Saturday, May 31, 2008. | ALLISON GATLIN
    MOJAVE - The East Kern Airport District directors approved in principle a plan to add a small live steam railroad to the Legacy Park under development at the Mojave Air and Space Port. The railroad is proposed by the Mojave Transportation Museum as a tourist attraction and means of conveying the community's long history as a railroad town. "We just saw it as a wonderful opportunity for tourism," said Cathy Hansen, museum board member and airport district director. Hansen abstained from the district directors' 4-0 vote on the proposal. The proposed railroad track would circle the park area. It could...