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  1. montanan

    North Coast Limited

    When I was growing up we used to take the Northern Pacific North Coast Limited or the Milwaukee Road Hiawatha from Montana to visit relatives in Northern Indiana. In the 50's rail service was so much different to what Amtrack tries to provide. These trips I think I enjoyed more than getting to...
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    Virginia & Truckee RR

    When we were in Reno, NV for the national championship bowling tournaments we took a trip to Virginia City, NV where the Virginia & truckee has a consolidation running for a tourist train. These bowling tournaments seem to be working out for train rides. The trip isn't too long, but the...
  3. montanan

    Milwaukee Road Northern Montana line.

    We took a ride on this train a few years ago while attending a bowling tournament in Lewistown, MT. They have some RDC set us a dining cars pulled by a GP7. The train starts out near Lewistown, MT and goes up to Denton, MT and back. Along with a great dinner, they also had some actors performing... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.