If you like steam locomotives, then seeing steam in the winter season is a treat, with the snow, and cold winter days with steam billowing everywhere! You’ll visit 5 steam railroads and see some special winter operations. Your winter railroading spectacular includes: The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad: Travel to Colorado and one of the premier steam railroads in the USA. See 2-8-2 #473 pulling the regular passenger train, as well as heading a special freight run up the Animas Canyon, all in the dead of winter!
Heber Valley Railroad: Visit the stunning Wasatch Mountains of Utah where 2-8-0 #618 blasts through a winter paradise with mountain peaks and placid lakes. New Hope & Ivyland: Watch as 2-8-0 #40 pulls a mixed train with clear blue skies and lots of billowing steam.
Nevada Northern: Enjoy winter action with 4-6-0 #40 and 2-8-0 #93 on both freight and passenger trains, including a double-headed freight train with BOTH locomotives pulling! Western Maryland Scenic: Fantastic steam action as 2-8-0 #734 demonstrates what a pusher locomotive was all about!. See 734 shoving hard on the rear of a freight train in the mountains of Western Maryland!