Townsend Train Days 2021

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All Aboard

For

Train Days

Friday & Saturday

September 24th & 25th

10:00 – 5:00

Little River Railroad & Lumber Company Museum

7747 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN

Free Parking & Admission

Join us for a family friendly, fun filled event.

Outdoor Model Railroad – Interactive Activities

Craft Vendors – Historical Exhibits

C&O Update: “KSHC To Begin Operations; Steam Train Rides During Railroad Festival”

RAVENNA, Ky. — Live-steam railroading returns to Estill County this year as, for the first time in its history, Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation will offer train rides and throttle time opportunities along its property behind an operating steam locomotive.

For the complete story, click on the link below:

https://www.kentuckysteam.org/post/kshc-begins-ops

Article courtesy of Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation.


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Canadian Corner: “End of the Line”

This month’s Canadian Corner post is a documentation video describing the end of steam operations in Canada.  This video features interviews with railroad personnel reflecting on the change from steam to diesel and how it impacted their jobs:

Video courtesy of NFB via YouTube.

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Depot Doings: Mena, AR / DeQuincy, LA / Aberdeen, MS / Anderson, MO / Noel, MO / Stilwell, OK

Featured Kansas City Southern depots for this August post are those in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Oklahoma:

All photos courtesy of Railroad Picture Archives.NET.


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