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Rail Travelogues & Photos,
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Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada.

Below you will find all of the railroad related stories, rail photos, rail travelogues and rail events that have been featured with a photo link on the main page of TrainWeb.com this year. Click on each of the below photo links to review the full reports. You will find there are a tremendous number of travelogues of Amtrak travel, rail travel on VIA Rail Canada, as well as rail travel on many other rail systems and tourist railways throughout the world. Check back often as new stories are continually being added.

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The staff of TrainWeb and volunteers to the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation have been posting rail travelogues, photos and other information related to Amtrak to these APRHF Train Web Sites since 1996. You should always check with  Amtrak  for the latest schedules, services, equipment, etc. Information posted on the APRHF Train Web sites might not always be up to date, especially from postings that may be from several years ago.

Previously Posted Reports:

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Reports Posted This Year:

Mountain Majesty: The Conway Scenic Railroad by Jack M. Turner. Monday October 7 was Columbus Day, a major holiday in New England and a busy day for the Conway Scenic Railroad. The North Conway station was crowded with passengers boarding the round trip Valley Train to Conway and those waiting for the Notch Train to Fabyan and return. Once the... Read More>>

Riding The Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad by Jack M. Turner. Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad is part of the Hobo & Winnipesaukee Railroads which operate over 54 miles leased from the State of New Hampshire. This mileage stretches from Lincoln southward to Tilton. Both end points are nestled close to I-93 though the railway arches eastward along... Read More>>

Archived Highlight Images From Various RailCams. Old railcam images from Fullerton, San Juan Capistrano and Santa Ana, California, from Cumberland Maryland, La Plata Missouri, Portland Oregon, and Olympia-Lacey and Vancouver Washington. 2000-2002 Fullerton Railroad Days photos also featured... Read More>>

Riding The Green Mountain Railroad by Jack M. Turner. After taking Amtrak from Jacksonville to Albany-Rennselaer, NY (covered in my previous story) Christine and I drove eastward from Lake Placid along the Ausable River then north to Plattsburgh. Near Plattsburgh we boarded a Lake Champlain ferry for... Read More>>

Chapter 7  Adventures in the Rockies Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. July 7, 2016: Forney Museum, North Platte Cody Park, Golden Spike Tower. The Museum is off I-70 exit 275B near the Denver Coliseum. The museum features more than 100 antique and classic cars, carriages, bicycles and other... Read More>>

January 6, 2019 - Times are Changing: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler. Over the years there have been many changes to Amtrak power on the old Santa Fe Surfline. I will now take you back in time to the events of the past. Santa Fe F units were standard power for the Surfline since May 1, 1971 until... Read More>>

March 02-03, 2019 - Rocky Mountain Train Show. Visit the largest model train show west of the Mississippi River at the Denver Mart. Make it a day or a weekend of Family Fun with 2-1/2 acres of model and toy trains of all scales, with 30 operating train layouts. See classic and modern trains from many manufacturers. FREE kids activities include Kids Hands-On Layouts, Thomas the Train, Railroad Story Time, Kid-In-A-Cab, Railroad Theater, Train Town and our Build-A-Layout... Read More>>

Chapter 6  Adventures in the Rockies Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. July 6, 2016: Buena Vista, Breckenridge, Fairplay, Cripple Creek, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Canon City, Pueblo, Colorado Springs and The Broadmoor. It was a bright crisp summer morning when Chris G. and I left our motel in Salida to start our... Read More>>

Chapter 5  Adventures in the Rockies Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. July 5, 2016: Chama to Cumbres Chase and then on to Antonito, Monte Vista, Del Norte and South Fork. Hidden away in a little-known corner of the southern Rocky Mountains on the border of New Mexico and Colorado is a precious historic artifact of... Read More>>

Chapter 4  Adventures in the Rockies Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. July 4, 2016: Riding the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and a visit to the private Animas Valley Railroad. The Durango Depot is located at Mile Post 451.52 and Silverton Depot, near the end of the line, at MP 496.7. The number... Read More>>

Chapter 3  Adventures in the Rockies Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. July 3, 2016: Chasing the Durango & Silverton, Visit to Ridgway, Cimarron & Gunnison. Durango began as a railroad town with a mining and smelting center during the gold and silver booms. It is now a crossroads for... Read More>>

Chapter 2  Adventures in the Rockies Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. July 2, 2016: The rest of the way to Canyon Diablo and the railroad bridge was to follow a wide cow path. Our route was a rough trail to the tracks in the distance. The slow and bumpy ride north to the tracks and then west to the bridge was successful... Read More>>

Chapter 1  Adventures in the Rockies Report & Photos by Robin Bowers. July 1, 2016: California & Arizona Road Trip. Today is the start of our great Rockies Adventure. We would be traveling around Colorado, parts of Wyoming, Nebraska, and South Dakota to see and ride as many tourist railroads and take pics of all... Read More>>

Previously Posted Reports:

This Year / 2018 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003 / 2002 / 2001 / 2000 / 1999


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