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My Train Trips 2006 through 2008



Listed below our the trips that Chris has taken 2006 through 2008. The newest are on the top and the oldest are found below.

My Winter Break Trip to the Depot Inn & Suites

The Santa Barbara Zoo Train

Metrolink 2008 Holiday Toy Express Train at Tustin

Tioga Pass over Tehachapi and north on the former Southern Pacific Valley Route

Amtrak's Operation Lifesaver Unit 455 11/2/2008

Coast Starlight Detour down the former Southern Pacific Valley Line

Iowa Interstate Steam Train for Flood Relief

Monterey Super Fall Foliage Excursion Train Nashville to Monterey 10/11/2008

A visit to the Tennessee Central Railway Museum

AAPRCO Excursion to San Diego and on to San Pedro 9/21/2008!

The Chase and Riding the Milwaukee Road 261 Circle Trip!

The 1,100,000.0 Rail Mile Trip

A ride on the Belton, Grandview and Kansas City Railroad

A ride on the Midland Railway

A trip aboard the Appanoose County Community Railroad

A Big Circle Back to La Plata

A Trip to the Passenger Train Historical Society Picnic in La Plata

A Trip to Ride the Upgrade Coast Starlight

A Trip on the Rio Grande Scenic

A Trip on the Cumbres and Toltec Railroad

A Trip on the Durango & Silverton Railroad

The Royal Gorge Railroad and Royal Gorge Park

Back to the Depot Inn & Suites plus the Pueblo Railroad Museum

The Austin Steam Train RSD-15 Trip and Temple Railroad Museum

The NRHS Quanah Zephyr Trip

A Tour of the Oklahoma Railway Museum plus a few other things

NRHS Tour of the BNSF Railroad Network Operation Center

Fort Worth Miniature Railroad plus getting here

Santa Fe 3751 San Diego Steam Special

Talgo Roundtrip to Tacoma and the Flight Home

Celebrating National Train Day aboard the Coast Starlight to Portland through the Frazier Slide Zone

Fullerton Railroad Days with the Willamette Valley Parlor Car

Train Riders Group rides the Great Dome

Getting Home from the One Millionth Amtrak Mile

Museum of Transportation and St. Louis Metrolink Trip

Reaching my One Millionth Amtrak Mile

What it took to get the Mileage to Work

My First Trip on the Sprinter

Sierra Railroad Railfan Excursion

Winterail 2008 with a stop at Sassy Classics

A Trip to Albuquerque and things around there to do!

A Trip Home from La Plata

The Grand Opening of the Exhibition of Amtrak History

An Unexpected Trip to Oakland

Two Trips to La Junta, Colorado

Train Riders Trip to Grover Beach

The Long Trip Home from Memphis via Portland

My 50th Birthday in Memphis riding Streetcars

City of New Orleans and Diner 37003 with All Day Dinning Menu

A winter Trip East to Chicago via Seattle

Home for Christmas aboard the Southwest Chief plus Santa Ana Holiday Display

A Night at the Kingsley Inn, Fort Madison

A Trip to the Depot Inn & Suites with new and future things to come in La Plata

PRS Knott's Berry Farm Steam Shop Tour

Metrolink 2007 Holiday Toy Express Train at Orange

A Pacific Sands Private Car Weekend in San Diego

The Burrard's Trip to San Diego

Train Riders Group III to San Luis Obispo

A Double Headed Steam Trip on the Sierra Railroadd

The Sierra Railroad Golden Sunset Dinner Train

A Trip Aboard the Tioga Pass to Santa Barbara

Train Travel Group Trip to Santa Barbara

CP 2816 Thief River Falls to Winnipeg

CP 2816 Shoreham Yard to Thief River Falls

CP 2816 and the Milwaukee Road 261 Doubleheading to La Crosse

CP 2816 Dresser Turn

CP 2816 Glenwood Turn

First Train to the Buena Park Metrolink Train

It will be so good to be home via the Crescent, Capitol Limited and Southwest Chief

NRHS Summerville Steam Trip

A visit to the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

A Trip on the Stone Mountain Railroad

A visit and train ride at the Southeastern Railroad Museum

NRHS Visit to the Tennessee Railroad Museum

NRHS Trip over the TAG Line

The NRHS Blue Ridge Trip

The NRHS Hiwassee Loop Trip

A Visit to Ruby Falls

A Visit to Rock City and Fairlyland Caverns

A Trip on the Lookout Mountain Railroad

A stay at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Holiday Inn

A Trip on the Big South Fork Scenic Railroad

A Trip at the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum

Trips on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

The North Carolina Transportation Museum and Train Ride

Onward to Charlotte via the Southwest Chief, Cardinal and Crescent

A Trip on the Boone Scenic Valley

East on the Southwest Chief to La Plata

Lake Whatcom Railroad and flight home!

First Revenue Run of the Tacoma Spirit of Washington Dinner Train

A Trip over the Remlinger Farm's Tolt River Railroad

Flying to SeaTac and the Pacific Northwest Railroad Museum

Chelatchie Prairie Photo Freight Trip

The Milwaukee Road 261 to Duluth and Dinner Train

Minnesota Zephyr Dinner Train plus finishing the Hiawatha Light Rail Line

Cass 40th Railfan Weekend

The Hagerstown Roundhouse and a trip to Seneca Caves

A Trip to the B&O Railroad Museum plus finishing up the Baltimore Light Rail

One Million Rail Miles Achieved, the Complete Story

A Photo Freight on the Indiana Transportation Museum

A Trip over the Carthage Knightstown and Shirely Railroad

A Photo Freight on the Whitewater Valley Railroad

Tour of the Amtrak Beech Grove Shops

A Trip over the French Lick and Baden Railroad

A Trip to the Monticello Railway Museum and a surprise find after

Keystone service, SEPTA Streetcar Lines and the Cardinal to Indy

A Stay at the Red Caboose Motel

A Trip on the Strasburg Railroad, Shop Tour and chase

A visit to the Pennsylvannia Railroad Museum

The Trip east to Harrisburg with a stop in Pittsburgh to ride the Monongahela Incline

Scenes along the Surfline in my quest for a Million Rail miles

A Trip to Ride the New Mexico Railrunner, Beep! Beep!

Winterail 2007 Show and Trip

Stuck in Lamy for hours, a round trip on the Southwest Chief

My return to the Pacific Parlor Car

A Trip to the Depot Inn & Suites in La Plata, Missouri

Train Riders Group Trip to ride the entire San Diego Trolley

The Trip Home from Fort Worth on the Texas Eagle and Sunset Limited plus DART

A Trip on the Texas State Railroad Palestine to Rusk and return

Grapevine Vintage Railroad to the Fort Worth stockyards and Trinity River Run

The Museum of American Railroads in Fair Park in Dallas

The Trip to Fort Worth aboard the Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle plus TRE and DART

"A Holiday Festival of Trains" at the Richard Nixon Library

Another morning Surfliner Ride

My First Trip to La Plata for Trainweb.com Grand Opening

Trainweb.com 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash at the Rail Restaurant

Holiday Season Display at the Santa Ana Train Station

A short ride on Surfliner Amfleet 573 and Metrolink to Riverside

A Trip to Tustin to see the Metrolink 2006 Holiday Toy Train

A Trip to Sacramento for the 18th Annual Trainmaster Dinner plus more

Sand Dunes, Ghost Railroad and the Trip Home

A Trip on the San Luis Central

A trip on the San Luis and Rio Grande Railroad

A trip on the Manitou and Pikes Peak almost to the top

Pikes Peak Street Railway visit and ride

Southwest Chief to Trinidad, Pueblo Railway Museum and other surprises

First train to use the new Santa Ana east platform plus its history

SP 4449 Portland to Bend, Oregon

My 950,000 Rail Mile in Amtrak's last Great Dome

A look at both Coaster and Metrolink Services

The Trip Home from the NRHS 2006 Convention via Altoona

NRHS 2006 Convention Trip 4: The Buckeye Circle Trip

NRHS 2006 Convention Trip 4A: The Morgan Run Shop Tour

A Brief Trip to the Warthers Carving Museum and the NRHS 2006 Convention Banquet

The Mad River & NKP Museum in Bellevue, Ohio plus the trip there!

NRHS 2006 Convention Trip 3: The Cincinnati Limited Dennison to Newark.

NRHS 2006 Convention Trip 2A: A Trip at the Minerva Steam Railroad Museum

NRHS 2006 Convention Trip 2: The Cuyahoga Valley Classic

NRHS 2006 Convention Trip 1: Dennison to Gould Tunnel plus a Photo Freight

A Trip to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

The Tunnel Inn plus a second trip to the Horseshoe Curve.

A Trip and Tour at the Rockhill Trolley Museum

A Visit and Trip on the East Broad Top Railroad

First on the ground experience at the Horseshoe Curve and more!

A Ride on the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

A Ride on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Amtraking to Pittsburgh to get to the pre NRHS Convention Trips

First runs of Sunday Metrolink Orange County Line Service

Midday Orange County-Inland Empire Train Service plus a side trip to San Diego

Another trip on the Mount Hood Railroad plus a cab ride return.

SP 4449, SP&S 700 Ride, Speeders and the Willamette Shore Trolley.

A Train Ride at the Camp 6 Logging Museum

Steam Charter on Tacoma Rail from Morton to Tacoma

Steam Photo Charter on the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad

A trip from Banks to Tillamook on the Port of Tillamook Railroad

The first Run of Metrolink Train 655 the New Orange County Line Weekend Service

Train Riders Group 2nd Santa Barbara Trip

Training to Fullerton Railroad Days 2006

Oakland Circle II and my final steak on Amtrak?

The Spring 2006 Trip Featuring Simplified Dining on the Southwest Chief, Capitol Limited and Cardinal along with SEPTA, The NJT River Line, PATCO, Princeton JCT, PATH , Hudson Bergen Light Rail Line and the New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves Game.

Surfliners, PRS San Dimas Museum and PRS Yard Tour

The Feather River Express

First Train to Piru in Years: Fillmore Railfest

The Coldest Winterail Ever!

A New Bridge, a Test and Just a Morning Aboard a Surfliner

A Train Riders Group Trip to Santa Barbara

A Trip to Los Angeles to Hear Michael Dukakis Speak

A visit to Los Angeles to see Santa Fe 3751

A trip over the entire San Diego Trolley System

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