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Special Trains through the years Part 4



by Chris Guenzler



The Fillmore & Western 14 pulled our special photo train at the Fillmore Railfest 2011 on 3/26/2011.





PRS 75 Year Excursion Tehachapi and Palmdale Cutoff Trips on 4/2/2001 and 4/3/2011.





Santa Fe 3751 made a round trip LAUPT to San Bernardino 4/16/2011 and 4/17/2011.





The Adirondack Rare Mileage Trips were made on May 18, 2011 and May 19, 2011.





The Little Rock Express Kansas City to Jefferson City on 5/31/2011.





The Northern California 2011 Explorer on 6/3/2011 through 6/5/2011.





The NRHS Southern Pacific 4449 Portland to Tacoma ran on 6/21/2011.





THE NRHS Northwest Railway Museum trip on 6/22/2011.





The NRHS Southern Pacific 4449 Stampede Pass Trip on 6/25/2011.





The NRHS Southern Pacific 4449 Tacoma to Portland on 6/26/2011.





The Northeast Missouri Old Threshers Steam Engine was run for me on 7/15/2011.





Train Festival 2011 Iowa City Steam Trip was run on 7/23/2011.





The Union Pacific 844 was chased from Yuma to West Colton on 11/17/2011.





The Union Pacific 844 was chased from West Colton to Yermo on 11/19/2011.





The Amtrak 40th Anniversary Train was in San Diego on 12/3/2011.





PLA'S 2012 Winterail Photography Special was on 2/11/2012.





The Santa Fe 3751 ran to and from San Bernardino on 4/21/2012 and 4/22/2012.





The Santa Fe 3751 ran from LAUPT to Parker, Az on 5/14/2012.





The Santa Fe 3751 ran from Parker to LAUPT on 5/19/2012.





The NRHS ran a Special Train Chicago to Cedar Rapids on 6/17/2012.





The NRHS was at the Midwest Old Threshers: Midwest Central Railroad & Midwest Electric Railway on 6/18/2012



The NRHS ran a Cedar Rapids to Rock Island Steam Trip on 6/19/2012.





The NRHS ran a Cedar Rapids to Newton Steam Trip on 6/20/2012.





The NRHS ran a Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad Trip on 6/21/2012.





The NRHS ran a Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Railway Trip on 6/22/2012.





The NRHS ran a Iowa Northern Railway Cedar Rapids to Waterloo on 6/23/2012.





The NRHS Iowa Northern Railway Cedar Falls to Manly on 6/24/2012.





The NRHS ran a Special Train Cedar Rapids to Chicago on 6/25/2012.





Metrolink's Carmageddon 2 weekend service Chatsworth to LAUPT was run on 9/30/2012.





The Port of Long Beach Tour Train was ran on 10/20/2012.





The Niles Canyon Railway Winterail Photo Special was run on 3/9/2013.





Santa Fe 3751 was run LAUPT to San Bernardino on 4/27/2013 and 4/28/2013.





The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum ran a rare mileage trip on 5/11/2013.





The Coopersville & Marne Railway ran a special train on 5/12/2013.





The Charlotte Southern Rail Road Old Dinner Train ran a special train on 5/13/2013.





The Southern Michigan Railroad Society ran a special train on 5/13/2013.





The Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road ran a special Old Road Dinner Train on 5/13/2013.





The Ashtabula, Carson & Jefferson Railroad ran a special train on 5/14/2013.





The Ohio Railway Museum ran a special train on 5/15/2013.





The NASCAR Express 2013 was run to Sonoma Speedway on 6/23/2013.





The Iron Heritage Festival Trips Danville, PA ran special trains on 7/20/2013.





The NRHS Convention 2013 in Alaska ran the Tanana Valley Railroad Engine 0-4-0 1 in Pioneer Park in Fairbanks on 9/14/2013.





The NRHS Convention 2013 in Alaska ran the North Pole Excursion with Alaska Railroad GP-40-2's 3013 and 3003 on 9/15/2013





The NRHS Convention 2013 in Alaska ran the Fairbanks to Denali Park Special with Alaska Railroad SD70MAC 4324 and GP-40-2 3013 on 9/16/2013.





The NRHS Convention 2013 in Alaska ran the Denali Park to Anchorage with Alaska Railroad SD70MAC 4324 and GP-40-2 3013 on 9/17/2013.





The NRHS Convention 2013 in Alaska ran the Anchorage to Seward Excursion with Alaska Railroad 4324 and 3013 on 9/19/2013.





The NRHS Convention 2013 in Alaska ran the Palmer Branch and Anchorage Terminal Tour Excursion with Alaska Railroad 3011 and 3013 on 9/20/2013.





The NRHS Convention 2013 in Alaska ran the Anchorage to Whittier & Spencer Excursion with Alaska Railroad SD70MAC 4234 and GP40-2 3013 on 9/21/2013.





The Nickel Plate Railroad 765 ran from Fort Wayne to Lafayette and return on 10/26/2013.





I rode the The Eastern Flyer Trip from Sapulpa to Oklahoma City and return on 2/23/2014.





Norfolk Southern 8099 pulled the Attalla Special on 3/29/2014.





Norfolk Southern 8099 pulled the Oneida Flyer on 3/30/2014.





Santa Fe 3751 pulled us back from San Bernardino to LAUPT on 4/13/2014.





The NRHS 2014 Convention Arkansas & Missouri Railroad ran the Bentonville Branch Train on 6/10/2014.





The NRHS 2014 Convention Arkansas & Missouri ran the Springdale to Mountainburg Photo Freight on 6/10/2014.





The NRHS 2014 Convention ran a special train on the Silver Dollar City Railroad on 6/11/2014.





The NRHS 2014 Convention ran a special train on the Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railroad on 6/11/2014.





The NRHS 2014 Convention ran a special Arkansas & Missouri Railroad train - Springdale to Fort Smith Round-trip on 6/12/2014.





The NRHS 2014 Convention Fort Smith Railroad and History Tour ran the Fort Smith Trolley Museum Trolley on 6/13/2014.





The NRHS 2014 Convention Arkansas & Missouri Railroad ran the Springdale to Monett Round-trip on 6/14/2014.





Riding the train to the NASCAR Race at Sears Point took place on 6/22/2014.





A Speeder Trip on the Amador Central Railroad 10/18/2014.







Chris Parker and I rode the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad Latrobe Breakfast Special on 11/30/2014.





Chris Parker and I did the Speeder Trip on the Big Trees & Pacific Railway and Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway on 4/25/2015.





I Car Hosted on the NRHS 2015 Convention Photo Freight Rutland to Ludlow on 6/14/2015.





I also worked the NRHS 2015 Convention Saratoga & North Creek Trip on 6/15/2015.





I also worked the NRHS 2015 Convention Rutland-Bellows Falls Trip on 6/16/2015.





I worked the NRHS 2015 Convention Rutland-Burlington Trip on 6/18/2015.





I worked the NRHS 2015 Convention Train Trip to the Omya processing plant pn 6/19/2015.





The final trip I worked was the NRHS 2015 Convention Rutland and North Bennington/Hoosic Junction Trip on 6/20/2015.





Robin Bowers and I rode the Lake Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad Bike Week Service on 6/21/2015.





The Sandy River & Rangeley Lake Railroad Trip ran a special train for us on 6/22/2015.





The Silver Lakes Railroad ran a special speeder trip for us on 6/23/2015.





The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railroad Tgave us a trip on a 1925 Ford Railbus on 6/24/2015.





Robin and I rode the Friday night The CapeFlyer Trip from Boston to Hyannis and return on 6/26/2015.





The aboard the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum gave us a ride on New Haven Terminal switcher 0423 on 6/27/2015.





The Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum gave us a ride on Shelburne Falls & Colrain Street Railway combination passenger-baggage trolley car 10 on 6/28/2015.





Dave Smetko ansd I rode the Norfolk Southern Steam Program Nickel Plate 765 Youngstown to Ashtabula on 7/25/2015.





I rode the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad First Annual Post Winterail Steam Excursion on Sunday 3/20/2016.





I finally got to ride behind N&W 611 on two trips. Here is N&W 611 on the turntable at the North Carolina Transportation Museum on 4/8/2016. This was the first time I saw N&W 611 move.





I rode behind N&W 611 on the Virginian from Spencer to Lynchburg and return on 4/9/2016.





I rode the N&W 611 The Blue Ridge Special from Spencer to Asheville on 4/10/2016. I did both of these trips with my good friend David Pressley.





I rode the train to the NASCAR Race at Sears Point on 6/26/2016.





I rode the World Famous Tiny Town & Railroad on 7/11/2016.





I worked the NRHS 2016 Convention Royal Gorge Lunch Train on 7/19/2016.





I worked the NRHS 2016 Convention Georgetown Loop Chase Bus on 7/21/2016.





I worked the NRHS 2016 Convention Colorado Railroad Museum on 7/21/2016.





We chased the Union Pacific 4-8-4 844 Denver Post Train on 7/23/2016.





I worked the NRHS 2016 Convention Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad on 7/23/2016.





I rode the El Dorado & Western Railroad on 11/12/2016



I rode the Pacific Railroad Society presents Excursion 552 The Perris Express on 1/21/2017.





I rode the Metrolink Golden Dragon Parade Lunar New Year Celebration Special Train on 2/4/2017.





I contracted this Prewinterail Albany & Eastern Excursion Train on 3/17/2017.





I rode this Fillmore and Western Railroad Photo Special train on 4/30/2017.





I rode the Lake Region Pioneer Treshersmen Association steam train on 6/2/2017.





I rode the Milwaukee Road 261 from Davenport to Lisbon, ND and return plus Davenport to Beckenridge on 6/2/2017.





I rode the Milwaukee Road 261 from Breckenridge to Kindred and return on 6/3/2017.





I rode on the Southern Railway 154 Photography Charter Photo Freight on 6/17/2017.





I worked the NRHS Summerville Steam Trip on 6/20/2017.





I worked the NRHS Convention 2017 My Old Kentucky Dinner Train on 6/22/2017.





I worked the NRHS Nashville Convention 2017 Tennessee Central Trip to Cookeville on 6/24/2017.

To read about any of the trips I have ridden, take the date and then go to the trip page with that story.



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