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Engines that have pulled my Excursion Trains through the years Part 2



by Chris Guenzler



The Milwaukee Road 261 took me on the Grand Excursion 2004 from Milwaukee to Chicago on June 22,2004.





The Milwaukee Road 261 took me on the Grand Excursion 2004 from Chicago to Rock Island on June 25,2004.





The Milwaukee Road 261 took me on the Grand Excursion 2004 from Davenport to Savanna on June 26,2004.





The Milwaukee Road 261 took me on the Grand Excursion 2004 from Rock Island to Bureau on June 27,2004.





The Milwaukee Road 261 took me on the Grand Excursion 2004 from Davenport to Dubuque on June 28,2004.





The Milwaukee Road 261 took me on the Grand Excursion 2004 from Dubuque to La Crosse on June 29,2004.





The NRHS 2004 Twin Cities Convention Duluth to Two Harbor Trip was pulled by Erie Mining F9A 4211 and Soo Line FP-7 2500A on June 30,2004.





The Milwaukee Road 261 took me on the Grand Excursion 2004 took me on a circle trip down the old CB&Q to La Crosse and back on the old Milwaukee Road to St Paul on July 2,2004.





The Milwaukee Road 261 took me on the Grand Excursion 2004 took me to St Paul then up Shortline Hill on July 4,2004 ending the Grand Excursion 2004.





The Canadian Pacific Empress 2816 took me on a four day Trip Minneapolis to Portal, ND on July 7-10,2004.





I rode the White Pass and Yukon Railroad from Skagway to Lake Bennett behing White Pass DL535E 100 on August 27,2004.





I rode the Southern Nevada Railroad Museum behind the Union Pacific 844 on December 3,2004.





I did the Winter Photo Freight on the Nevada Northern riding behind the Nevada Northern 2-8-0 93 on December 4-5,2004.





APTA Commuter Rail Conference had Alameda Corridor Trip down to San Pedro behind Metrolink 682 on April 2,2005.





Trains Unlimited Tours Pacific Northwest Express took me to the NRHS 2005 Portland Convention on a three day trip. The first day we had SP 6304 F7A painted in full SP Black Widow power {ex Via 6304} leading the train as far as Mount Shasta City on July 2,2005.





Our section of the train across the hill to McCloud was pulled by the McCloud SD-38 37 here on July 3,2005.





On the final day the Central Oregon and Pacific 3819 pulled our train back to Eugene and we made our way to Portland on July 4,2005.





I rode the Mount Hood Railroad and had Mount Hood GP-38 02 pulling our train from Hood River to Parkdale on July 5,2005.





The Go by Train 2005 NRHS Convention Portland ran the Western Star Mainline Steam Trip to Wishram behind the SP&S 700 and Southern Pacific 4449 on July 6,2005.





The Go by Train 2005 NRHS Convention Portland Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad NRHS Special with the Port of Tillamook SD-9s 6116, 6164 and 4406 on July 7th, 2005. Thank you bnsfbob for the use of this photo





I rode the The Crooked River Dinner Train July 8,2005 being pulled by the City of Prineville 989.





The Go by Train 2005 NRHS Convention Portland NRHS Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad Special July 9,2005 behind the Westport Timber Co. Heisler 91 ex Kinzua Pine Mills 102 and Hillcrest Lumber Climax 10.





Chehalis-Centralia Railroad Steam Trip July 10, 2005 behind the Cowlitz, Chehalis & Cascade 15.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Georgia Southwestern Railroad City of Miami behind FP9Au 6302 and 6308 on November 19,2005.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Georgia Southwestern Railroad City of Miami behind FP9Au 6302 and 6308 on November 20,2005.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Georgia Southwestern Railroad Eufaula Route Special behind FP9Au 6302 and 6308 on November 21,2005.





At the Georgia Agrirama Living History Museum I rode behind the Hardaway Contracting 0-4-0T 36 1 on November 22,2005.





At the Fillmore and Western Railfeast 2006 train to Piru was powered by the Fillmore & Western 100 and 101 on March 18th,2006.





At the Fillmore and Western Railfeast 2006 the Santa Paula Train was powered by the Fillmore and Western GP-30 3003 and GP-38 3502.





I rode the Feather River Express on April 1-2,2006 from Emeryville to Portola behind Amtrak P42DC's 146 and 79.





I did the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Mountains to Tillamook Beaches Special on the Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad and rode behind the Port of Tillmook SD-9s 4432 and 4405 on June 6, 2006.





I did the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Chehalis-Centralia Steam Charter behind the Cowlitz, Chehalis & Cascade 2-8-2 15 on June 7,2006.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Timbers to Tidelands Steam Special Tacoma Rail and Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroads behind the Mt Ranier Scenic Heisler 91 on June 8,2006.





Also on that same trip they added the Tacoma Rail SD-45 3001 for braking on our trip down Tacoma Hill on June 8,2006.





I rode the Camp 6 Logging Train Ride behind this 1927 Whitcomb 8 ton engine PDQ&K 2689 on June 9,2006.





The Spokane, Portland and Seattle 700 took me on a short ride out of Oaks Park in Portland on June 10,2006.





We rode the Mount Hood Railroad Trip behind GP-38 02 on June 11,2006.





I rode the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad behind the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad 2-8-0 734 on July 14,2006.





I rode the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad behind the Chesapeake & Ohio FP-7A 8016 and Potomac Eagle F-7A 722 on July 15,2006.





I rode the East Board Top Railroad behind the EBT 2-8-2 15 on July 16,2006.





At the NRHS 2006 Convention I rode "The American" from Dennison to Gould Tunnel pulled by Ohio Central C-420 7220 and F40PH 271 on July 18,2006.





At the NRHS 2006 Convention I rode the "The Cuyahoga Valley Classic" Brecksville to Canton behind the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic {CVSR} FPA-4 6777 and 6771 on July 19,2006.





At the NRHS 2006 Convention I rode a trip at the Minerva Steam Railroad Museum behind the Ohio Central GP-10 7547 on July 19,2006.





At the NRHS 2006 Convention Trip I rode the Cincinnati Limited Dennison to Newark behind the Ohio Central 4-6-2 1293 on July 20,2006.





At the NRHS 2006 Convention I rode "The Buckeye" A circle trip Dennison - Morgan Run - Brewster- Bowerston - Dennison behind the Ohio Central 4-6-2 1293, Ohio Central RS-11 1800, Orrville 471 and Ohio Central F40PH 271 on July 22,2006.





I rode the Southern Pacific 4449 Excursion to Bend, Oregon on September 16-17,2006.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum San Luis and San Juan Express on the San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad behind the SLRG F-40PHs 455 and 456 on October 28,2006.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum San Luis Central The Potato Line Limited behind the San Luis Central SW-9 70 on October 29,2006.





I rode the Grapevine Vintage Railroad behind the GVR GP-7 2199 on December 30,2006.





I rode the Texas State Railroad behind the Texas State Railroad 2-8-0 300 on December 31,2006.





I rode the Strasburg Railroad behind the Great Western 2-10-0 90 on April 9,2007.





I rode the French Lick, West Baden & Southern Railway aboard the GE 80 Toner 6 on April 12,2007.





I did the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Photo Freight on the Whitewater Valley Railroad and rode behind New York Central Alco 9339 on April 14,2007.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Carthage, Knightstown & Shirley Railroad behind the GE 44 Toner 468 on April 14,2007.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum Indiana Transportation Museum "Daylight Express" behind the Nickel Plate GP-7L 426 in April 15,2007.





I rode the Cass 40th Railfan Weekend New Tygart Flyer behind the Western Maryland BL-2 82, FP7B 415 and FP7A 67 in May 18,2007.





At the Cass 40th Railfan Weekend at Cass I rode behind the Cass Shay 2, Shay 4 and Heisler 6 on May 19-20,2007.





During the Chelatchie Prairie Photo Freight I rode behind Crossett Western CO. 2-8-2 Saddletank 10 and a little way behind the Chelatchie Prairie Alco S3 1 on 6/30/07.





At the Remlinger Farm's Tolt River Railroad I rode behind the 4-4-0 1 a highly modified Crown Metal Works Wyan, PA on August 3,2007.





I rode the Spirit of Washington Dinner Train First Revenue Run over their new route over Tacoma Rail with F-9 82 ex B&O, CBRW SD-9 166 and ex Amtrak F-9 84 ex B&O, MARC F-9 84 ex B&O, MARC on August 3,2007.





I rode the Lake Whatcom Railroad behind the Northern Pacific S-1 30 on August 4,2007.





I rode the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad behind the BSVR NW-2 1003 on August 13,2007.





I rode a train at the North Carolina Transportation Museum Spencer Shops behind the Beaufort and Morehead H-12-44 1860 on August 16,2007.





I rode the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad The Nantahala Gorge Excursion behind the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad GP-9 1755 on August 17,2007.





I rode the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad Tuckasegee River Excursion behind the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad GP-9 1755 on August 17,2007.





I rode the Southern Appalachia Railway Excursion Train behind the L&N GP-30 1030 and the Ex L&N C-420 2064 on August 18,2007.





I rode the Big South Fork Scenic Railroad behind the Big South Fork Scenic S-1 105 on August 19,2007.





I rode the NRHS The Hiwassee Loop Trip behind the Georgia Northwestern 7562 and GP-9 8704 on August 21,2007.





I rode the NRHS Blue Ridge Scenic Trip behind the Georgia Northwestern 7562 and GP-9 8704 on August 22,2007.





I rode the NRHS TAG Line Trip behind the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum GP-9L 1829 on August 23,2007.





At the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum I rode behind the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum ex United States Army 2-8-0 610 on 8/23/2007.





At the Southeastern Railway Museum I rode behind the NYO&W 44 Toner 104 on August 24,2007.





I rode the Stone Mountain Railroad behind the Stone Mountain Scenic GP-9 6661 on August 24,2007.





I rode the NRHS Summerville Steam Trip behind the United States Army 2-8-0 610 and GP-7 1829 on August 25,2007.





I rode Steamarama on the Soo Line the Glenwood Turn behind the CP 4-6-4 2816 on September 8,2007.





I rode Steamarama on the Soo Line the Dresser Turn behind the CP 4-6-4 281 on September 9,2007.





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