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Comments Off on Ride The Handy Dandy at the Threshers’ Reunion

Ride the Handy Dandy RR and enjoy the Cowboy Show!  Daily Rides: every hour on the hour from 11:00-5:00 Ticket Prices: Adult (ages 12 & up)- $7.00, Child (ages 5-11)- $5.00, Child (4 & younger)-FREE This Locomotive was built in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a 1942 0-4-0 switch engine built by Porter Locomotive Company. The […]

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Polar Express

Posted: 15th December 2015 by Admin in Uncategorized
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THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride All Aboard THE POLAR EXPRESS! This memorable journey will take you on an incredible journey! Believe the magic this Holiday season! Classes of Service and Pricing Class Comparison Schedule Over 70,000 passengers rode THE POLAR EXPRESS with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in 2014 and we hope to see you […]

Comments Off on Union Pacific Disaster: “Rules Are Rules”

Good news: It was a normal day in  Sharon Springs , KS when a Union Pacific crew boarded a loaded coal train for the long trek to Salina.   The Bad news: Just a few miles into the trip a wheel bearing became overheated and melted, letting a metal support drop down and grind on […]