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Nov 28, 2015

The Florida East Coast Railway

The Florida East Coast Railway has served its state for more than 100 years and it's all thanks to Henry Flagler who created the company in 1895.

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Nov 25, 2015

The Clinchfield Railroad

A brief history of the Clinchfield Railroad, a classic system connecting Kentucky with South Carolina but moved incredible amounts of coal. Today, its route is still used by CSX.

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Nov 25, 2015

The Polar Express Train Rides, 2015

Looking for dates and locations of Polar Express train rides, and similar Christmas excursions, for 2015? You can find them all here.

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Nov 16, 2015

The Orange Blossom Special

The Orange Blossom Special was once a prominent heavyweight Seaboard Air Line train serving New York to Florida points. It was discontinued in 1953.

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Nov 07, 2015

Other Western Logging Railroads

A look at other logging railroads in western states, which contained only a few such systems.

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Nov 06, 2015

Montana Logging Railroads

A look at Montana's many logging railroad operations, in service from circa 1900 until around World War II.

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Nov 04, 2015

Colorado Logging Railroads

Colorado logging railroads could primarily be found in the state's mountainous regions to the west. Read about some of these operations here.

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Nov 04, 2015

New Mexico Logging Railroads

A brief history and overview of those logging railroads, or systems which handled forest products within the state of New Mexico.

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Nov 03, 2015

Arizona Logging Railroads

A brief history and overview of Arizona's known logging railroad operations, most of which stopped operating around World War II.

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Nov 02, 2015

A History Of Idaho's Logging Railroads

Covered here is a brief overview and background of Idaho's rich history of logging railroad operations within the state.

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Nov 01, 2015

The Idahoan

The Idahoan was a regional, secondary Union Pacific train running between Cheyenne and Portland. Inaugurated in the late 1940s it was canceled after only a few years.

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Oct 31, 2015

The Gold Coast Limited

The Gold Coast Limited was a second-tier Union Pacific train running a transcontinental schedule from Oakland/Los Angeles and Chicago. It was eventually discontinued permanently in 1955.

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Oct 30, 2015

The 49er

The exotic 49er was a short-lived, steam-powered streamliner inaugurated in the late 1930s by Union Pacific to complement its City Of San Francisco. The Forty-Niner was canceled in 1941.

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Oct 30, 2015

The Columbine

The Columbine was a Union Pacific train launched in the 1920s serving Denver and Chicago via Omaha. It survived until 1950.

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Oct 29, 2015

The Butte Special

The Butte Special was a secondary Union Pacific train serving Salt Lake City and Butte, Montana. Incredibly, it survived on the railroad's timetable until Amtrak began on May 1, 1971.

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Oct 29, 2015

The Owl

The Owl was a secondary, overnight Southern Pacific train serving the San Francisco/Oakland to Los Angeles corridor. It was launched in the late 19th century and discontinued during the 1960s.

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Oct 29, 2015

The Beech Mountain Railroad

The Beech Mountain Railroad is a short line located in heart of West Virginia dating to the late 19th century. After more than a century it still handles coal today.

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Oct 28, 2015

The Cascade

The Cascade was one of the Southern Pacific's top trains serving Portland and Oakland/San Francisco. Launched in 1927 remants survived until 1971.

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Oct 27, 2015

The Argonaut

The Southern Pacific's Argonaut was its secondary train operating the Sunset Route behind the premier Sunset Limited. Inaugured in the 1920s it survived until the 1960s.

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Oct 26, 2015

The Golden Gate

The Golden Gate was a joint motor-coach and rail service provided by the Santa Fe between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It first launched in 1935 and survived until 1965.

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Oct 26, 2015

The Tulsan

The Tulsan was a secondary Santa Fe train providing service between Kansas City and Tulsa, Oklahoma. It survived until Amtrak.

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Oct 26, 2015

The Kate Shelley 400

The Kate Shelley 400 was added to the C&NW's fleet in 1955 following the discontinuance of through City service with Union Pacific. The train survived until Amtrak.

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Oct 26, 2015

The San Diegan

The San Diegan was the Santa Fe's popular regional service over the Surf Line between Los Angeles and San Diego. Inaugurated during the late 1930s it survived into Amtrak, retired in 2000.

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Oct 26, 2015

The San Francisco Chief

The San Francisco Chief was a late entrant to the Santa Fe's fleet of "Chiefs," launched during the mid-1950s between Chicago and its home city. The train survived until Amtrak.

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Oct 26, 2015

The Legionnaire

The Legionnaire, originally named the Great Western Limited, was Chicago Great Western's top train between Chicago and the Twin Cities. It was canceled in the 1950s.

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Oct 26, 2015

The Shoreland/Valley 400

The Shoreland/Valley 400 was an early 1940s addition to the C&NW fleet that served the popular Chicago-Green Bay corridor. It remained in service until the 1970s.

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Oct 26, 2015

The Peninsula 400

The Peninsula 400 was added to the C&NW's fleet during 1942 following the arrival of new equipment. It became one of the railroad's most popular and its routing survived until the start of Amtrak.

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Oct 25, 2015

The North Western Limited

The North Western Limited was the C&NW's top train between Chicago and the Twin Cities for many years, inaugurated in 1912. The train was discontinued in 1959.

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Oct 25, 2015

The Flambeau 400

The Flambeau 400 was a late addition to the C&NW's fleet, inaugurated in 1950 between Ashland and Chicago. It was discontinued in early 1971.

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Oct 25, 2015

The Duluth-Superior Limited

The Duluth-Superior Limited served its namesake cities via Chicago and was a long-time C&NW train dating to the early 20th century. It was discontinued during the late 1950s.

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