Hello! Sorry I haven’t had the time to update in a while.. First of all, we have purchased Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis #150. The lettering on the tender has been removed and the engine will be re-lettered for the silver falls scenic railroad, and will be one of our main excursion locomotives. BNSF freight […]
Hi! We have a lot of news this month so we are using a new format! Locomotives and Rolling Stock Hi! In the Locomotives and Rolling Stock department, we have acquired several new pieces of equipment. First of all, we bought a large lot of diesel locomotives and parts for junk value. Included in this lot […]
Hi! We are proud to announce that Spokane, Portland and Seattle FA-1 858 has been repaired and ran for the first time in almost a year. The locomotive was out of service due to a drive shaft that was broken. This engine will operate at TrainFest in May. Below is a photo of this engine.
Hi! We have purchased some new trains. They include Burlington GP-20 #5628 which was built in 1960, Northern Pacific coach #3150, New Haven Observation Car Deep River, and an old streamlined RPO which will be rebuilt as either a snack concession car or a kitchen/ table car for our dinner train. Also Train Fest 2013 […]
Hi! Easter Train operation starts to day and ends Sunday. Friday, Saturday and Sunday everyone 13 and under on all trains that day get to participate in a Easter egg hunt at railroad park. Since all trains this week will stop at the park station, there will be no Restoration shop tours on any trains […]
Hi! We are proud to announce the Columbia River Dinner Train! It has replaced our original dinner train operation and is run more efficiently since meal cost is included in your ticket price. Checkout the new page here.
Hi! We have purchased a new locomotive, a new dome car, and a non powered Budd RDC. The locomotive is a EMD F7 painted for the Penn Central RR and is almost identical to our other Penn Central engine. The dome car Ex- Santa Fe and was in bad shape when we bought it. We […]
Hello! We have gotten a new locomotive and have also been restoring SFSRW Alco FB-1 #859. It is an Ex- Union Pacific locomotive. Since it is a FB-1 booster unit, it can’t be run by it’s self. It has to be used with another engine that is compatible with it. it is being repainted in […]
Hi! We apologize for not updating in a while. We have gotten several new pieces of equipment, including: three passenger cars, one union pacific mail car, one caboose, and one steam engine. The passenger cars include: SFSRW wood coach#23, SFSRW (Ex union pacific) steel observation car #24, Amtrak dining car #8039. The mail car is Union […]
Hello! Our owner has been working on SFSRW #12 which he purchased from us in december. He has finished painting it red, reinstalling the end handrails, and reinstalled the rear wheels. We are considering restoring Ex- Santa Fe SD40-2 #5068. We bought in 2011 as a shell and frame, but we didn’t do much with it. We used […]
Hello! We purchased Southern Pacific F-2 #6054 last week and we expect it to arrive tommorow. We will update when it arrives.