Trip Report – SP 4449 & The 2011 NRHS Convention Excursions

Trip Report – SP 4449 & The 2011 NRHS Convention Excursions

SP 4449 was probably viewed as the premier highlight of the NRHS 2011 Convention by many of the delegates. The convention was headquartered in Tacoma, WA, and had many options for NRHS members to experience steam railroading. Besides three unique trips with SP 4449,...
Trip Report – Black Hills Central Railroad

Trip Report – Black Hills Central Railroad

The Black Hills Central Railroad, a for profit company, operates The 1880 Train over a 10 mile long route located between Hill City and Keystone South Dakota. Although it markets itself to the thriving family tourist industry in the region, the Black Hills Central is...
Trip Report – The Durango & Silverton

Trip Report – The Durango & Silverton

Writing about the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is difficult because it requires using all of the overused superlatives such as excellent, magnificent, wonderful, marvelous, supreme, outstanding, remarkable, first-rate, premier, unsurpassed, unequaled,...
Trip Report – Conway Scenic Railroad

Trip Report – Conway Scenic Railroad

I regret that I only had a few hours to visit Conway Scenic Railroad in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It was the middle of a three day photo charter but due to distance and some major traffic delays from the first day’s location, I showed up late one October...