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Experience the journey in pictures – here you’ll find just a few of the trains, tracks and beautiful vistas we’ve seen since founding Paxrail in 2013.

April 2017- Warriors Rest in Spencer, NC behind 611. The car is serving as the commissary/gift shop for the 20-car consist running during April and May.

Warriors Rest, Spencer, NC

July 2016- Stampede Pass AND Warriors Rest were behind Amtrak’s Empire Builder on a positioning move to St. Paul, Minn.



July 2016- Stampede Pass ran between Chicago’s Union Station and Milwaukee on a number of trips, on select weekends in July and August.

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June, 2016- Paxrail’s Stampede Pass rode behind NKP 765 on a roundtrip to Janesville, Wisc.

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October 9th, 2015-  Stampede Pass was in the consist for the steam train excursion the Friends of the 261 operated between Minneapolis and Duluth Minnesota. Below are some of the images and video from the fall foliage steam train excursion. Find out more about the Railroading Heritage of Midwest America and support the Friends of the 261 at

Fall Colors Steam ExcursionStampede Pass dome car in 261 consist.

January 9th-11th, 2015- Stampede Pass was on Track 10 in Chicago Union Station for a series of private parties and events, including a tour and lunch for the engineering students of Lindblom Math & Science Academy.

Lindblom Students in Paxrail Lounge

Lindblom Students in Lounge

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Paxrail dome in 261 fall colors excursion consist