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My Train Trips 2009 through 2010

Listed below our the trips that Chris has taken 2009 through 2010. The newest are on the top and the oldest are found below.


The sad New Year's Trip to the Depot Inn & Suites 12/25/2010 to 1/7/2011

Ghost of the Amador Central 12/12/2010

My first look at the New Metrolink Rotem Passenger Cars 12/6/2010

The Texas-New Railroad Moose Trip 11/23/2010 to 10/24/2010

The West Texas & Lubbock Railroad Dimmet Line Moose Trip 11/22/2010

The West Texas & Lubbock Railroad Seagraves Line High Plains Drifter 11/21/2010

The West Texas & Lubbock Railroad Whiteface Line High Plains Drifter 11/19/2010 to 11/20/2010

Iowa Depots and the Trip Home 11/14/2010 to 11/16/2010

The Chinese Rocket to Des Moines 11/12/2010

The Union Pacific Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa 11/12/2010

The Durham Museum in Omaha 11/12/2010

The Railswest Museum in Council Bluffs and other steam items 11/11/2010

The Chinese Rocket to Council Bluffs 11/8/2010 to 11/11/2010

Union Pacific 3985 Chase, La Plata and Tornados in Belmont, Arizona but an all-rail trip home 10/4/2010 to 10/8/2010

The Texas Eagle Detour over the old CE&I and Kansas City Rail Experience 9/28/2010 to 10/1/2010

Arkansas & Missouri Rare Mileage Trip Daytime Meteorite Day 2 9/12/2010

Arkansas & Missouri Rare Mileage Trip Daytime Meteorite Day 1 9/11/2010

Fort Smith Trolley Museum 9/10/2010

Metrolink Dispatching Delaying Surfliner 567 8/20/2010

The Trip home from the NRHS Convention and being on the first through Southwest Chief through the washout 6/30/2010 to 7/6/2010

Strasburg Railroad 6/30/2010

Cass Scenic Railroad to Bald Knob 6/29/2010

Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society Museum in Clifton Forge, Virginia 6/28/2010

A visit to the Virginia Transportation Museum 6/28/2010 6/28/2010

West Virginia Rails 2010 6/27/2010

NRHS Lehigh Rambler 6/26/2010

The Electric City Trolley 6/25/2010

Anthracite Heritage Museum & Scranton Iron Furnsces 6/25/2010

The Pocono Express 6/24/2010

NRHS Take Me Out To The Ballgame 6/23/2010

NRHS Roots of American Railroad Trip 6/23/2010

NRHS Susquehanna Limited 6/22/2010

A visit to Steamtown 6/21/2010

A visit to the Pioneer Coal Mine and Steam Train 6/21/2010

A Trip on the Wanamaker, Kempton and Southern Railroad 6/20/2010

A visit to the Reading Railroad Museum 6/20/2010

Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad 6/20/2010

Visit to Williams Grove and then Harris Tower 6/30/2010

A Trip on the Delaware River Steam Train 6/19/2010

A trip on the Black River Western Railroad 6/19/2010

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad 6/19/2010

The New Jersey Transit Spring Valley Trip plus Amtrak to Wilmington and more 6/18/2010

Long Island to Greenport, New Jersey Transit Boonton Line and PATH 6/17/2010

Heading to the NRHS Convention 6/13/2010 to 6/16/2010

The Trip Home from the Connecting the Dots Trip 5/23/2010 to 5/27/2010

Two Days of Rare Mileage Trips on the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad 5/22/2010 to 5/23/2010

Kiski Junction Rare Mileage Trip 5/21/2010

Oil Creek & Titusville Rare Mileage Trip 5/20/2010

The Caboose Motel in Titusville, Pennsylvania 5/19/2010

Arcade & Attica Rare Mileage Trip 5/19/2010

Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Speeder Rare Mileage Trip 5/18/2010

Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Rare Mileage Trip 5/18/2010

North Hudson Railroad Rare Mileage Trip 5/16/2010

Danbury Railroad Museum plus a lot more! 5/16/2010

Reading Blue Mountain & Northern 425 Trip Tunkhannock to Jim Thorpe 5/15/2010

The eastbound trip to get to the Connect the Dots Rare Mileage Trips 5/11/2010 to 5/14/2010

To San Bernardino behind Santa Fe 3751 5/8/2010

Chase of Santa Fe 3751 and a Ride in the "Nenana" behind Santa Fe 3751 5/1/2010 to 5/2/2010

A Trip on the SKOL Railroad, Chase of Union Pacific 844, Great Plains Transportation Museum and Railroad Heritage 4/20/2010 to 4/29/2010

A Trip to San Clemente Beach 4/7/2010

Angel's Flight "The World's Shortest Railroad" 3/28/2010

La Plata and the Journey Home 3/18/2010 to 3/22/2010

A trip to see the Silver Rails Gallery in La Plata 3/15/2010 to 3/17/2010

Niles Canyon Railway Winterail Steam Special 3/14/2010

Winterail 2010 and Friday Night Railfan and Railroad Pizza Party & Slide Show 3/12/2010 to 3/13/2010

Back to La Plata Again 2/14/2010 to 2/20/2010

The Last Runs of some Metrolink Trains 2/14/2010

The Trip Home from Seattle 2/9/2010 to 2/10/2010

The Royal Hudson Trip to White Rock as well as the Southern Railway of British Columbia and Roberts Bank 2/8/2010

Amtrak Cascades to Vancouver, Canada Line, Olympic Line and Skytrain 2/7/2010

Seattle Streetcar and Seattle Light Rail Trip plus something from the past 2/6/2010

TriMet's Westside Express and Amtrak Cascades to Seattle 2/5/2010

Coast Starlight to Portland and the new TriMet Green Line in Portland 2/3/2010 to 2/4/2010


A Ten Day Trip to Depot Inn & Suites plus a trip into Iowa 12/25/2009 to 1/7/2010

A Trip on the Crab Orchard & Egyptian Railroad 12/1/2009 to 12/4/2009

The 20th Century Railroad Club visits La Plata and the Trip Home 12/4/2009 to 12/7/2009

A Trip behind the newly-painted Metrolink Engine 860 11/09/2009

A Rare Mileage Trip on the Santa Paula Branch Line of the Fillmore Western Railway 11/8/2009

The LA Gold Line East Los Angeles Extension Pre-Opening Excursion Trip 11/7/2009

The Feather River Express 10/29/2009 to 11/2/2009

A train trip to see the Alice Cooper Theater of Death Show 10/29/2009

The Barstow Flyer 10/17/2009

A Trip to the Central Coast Railroad Festival 10/10/2009 to 10/11/2009

A visit to the Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village and a ride on the Weiser Railroad 10/4/2009

Cadillac Fall Colors Steam Limited Alma to Cadillac 10/2/2009 to 10/3/2009

A trip to Cold and Wet Albuquerque 9/16/2009 to 9/18/2009

What a way to start a trip home but a Great Dome Finish 9/5/2009 to 9/7/2009

60th Annual Midwest Old Threshers Reunion Steam Train and Trolley Rides 9/5/2009

A walk through the Steam Engine Corn Maze 9/4/2009

A Return to La Plata for new attractions 9/1/2009 to 9/3/2009

A Round Trip to El Paso and an El Paso Historic Railroad Tour 8/28/2009 to 8/30/2009

Twin Cities to Home via Portland 8/16/2009 to 8/19/2009

NRHS "Twin Cities Limited" 8/16/2009

NRHS "The Duluth & Grand Rapids Express" 8/15/2009

Duluth North Shore Scenic RDC Trip to Two Harbors 8/14/2009

NRHS "Skally Limited" Lake Superior & Mississppi Railroad 8/13/2009

NRHS "The Arrowhead Vacationeer" pulled by Soo Line 2719 8/13/2009

NRHS Iron Range Bus Tour & Trolley Ride 8/12/2009

NRHS Vista Cruise Line Dinner Tour 8/11/2009

NRHS Lake Superior Limited with Rare Mileage 8/11/2009

A visit to the Iron Horse Central and a ride on the Bumblebee 8/10/2009

Jackson Street Roundhouse Visit 8/10/2009

A visit to the Milwaukee Road 261 Shop, Minnesota Commercial Railway and Bandana Square 8/10/2009

Excelsior Streetcar Line 8/9/2009

The Riverside & Great Northern Railroad & Colfax Museum 8/8/2009

The Mid-Continent Railway Museum plus the Brodhead Depot Museum 8/8/2009

Camp 5 Lumberjack Train 8/7/2009

The Wisconsin Great Northern "Route of the Namekagon" Trip 8/6/2009

The Trip to the Twin Cities via Portland 8/3/2009 to 8/6/2009

The long trip home from Train Festival 2009 7/27/2009 to 7/29/2009

Train Festival 2009 My Day 3 Nickel Plate 765 Trip 7/26/2009

Train Festival 2009 My Day 2 Nickel Plate 765 subbing for Pere Marquette 1225 7/25/2009

A visit to the Saginaw Railroad Museum 7/24/2009

A Trip to the Huckleberry Railroad 7/24/2009

TrainFestival 2009 Day 1 Little River 110 Trip and visiting the grounds 7/24/2009

A trip to Flint for Train Festival 2009 7/20/2009 to 7/23/2009

Denver via Raton to Home with all-daylight trip back from Williams Jct 7/14/2009 to 7/15/2009

The Pikes Peak Cog Railroad, I made it to the Top! 7/13/2009

Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad 7/12/2009

Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad 7/12/2009

The Platte Valley Trolley 7/11/2009

Colorado Railroad Museum and 50th Birthday Party with a ride behind Rio Grande 346! 7/11/2009

The UPRHS Convention Steam Shop Tour and City of Yoder Trip 7/8/2009 to 7/10/2009

A Trip on the Georgetown Loop Railroad 7/8/2009

The Trip to Denver via Wyoming 7/5/2009 to 7/7/2009

La Plata and an early trip home! 6/26/2009 to 6/30/2009

A Trip on the Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad plus the Atchison Railway Museum 6/25/2009

My Life and the Trip to La Plata 6/22/2009 to 6/24/2009

Overland Trail Father's Day Flyer 6/15/2009

Double Comet Car Trip 6/15/2009

A Trip to the Mendota Railroad Museum 5/21/2009 to 5/25/2009

Chicago and North Western Historical Society Convention Trip "Interstate Rocket" 5/16/2009 to 5/17/2009

Chicago and North Western Historical Society The High Bridge "400" 5/14/2009 to 5/15/2009

National Train Day 2009 in Los Angeles 5/9/2009

A ride on a leased Utah Comet Car that Metrolink Uses 5/4/2009

A Day in La Plata and my Trip Home 4/11/2009 to 4/13/2009

A Trip on the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad 4/9/2009

A Trip on the Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway 4/8/2009

A Trip on the Branson Scenic Railroad 4/8/2009

The Copper Cities Limited Clifton Branch 4/6/2009 to 4/8/2009

The Copper Cities Limited Globe Branch 4/5/2009

Southwest Chief to Albuquerque and driving to Safford, Arizona 4/3/2009 to 4/4/2009

Winterail 2009: Three Trains and old Railroad Stations along the way there! 3/13/2009 to 3/15/2009

Train Travel Meetup Group rides the San Diego Trolley 2/28/2009

Steamy Sunday Riverside Live Steamers and Ventura County 2 at Orange Empire Railway Museum 2/22/2009

The Santa Fe Southern to Lamy and then home 2/14/2009 to 2/16/2009

A Trip to Ride the New Mexico Railrunner to Santa Fe 2/12/2009 to 2/13/2009

Coast Starlight Detour down the former Western Pacific, Southern Pacific Valley Line and Tehachapi Loop 1/24/2009 to 1/25/2009