Those Remarkable Trains 2023 Wall Calendar

This remarkable collection of classic steam locomotives offers thundering power and great style through more than 50 years of railroading. Locomotives include: Russian Decapod 2-10-0 from 1917, Northern Pacific Alco-built Challenger 4-6-6-4 from 1936, Nickel Plate Lima-built Berkshire 2-8-4, Southern Pacific Mikado 2-8-2 from 1911, Louisville and Nashville Mountain 4-8-2, Delaware and Hudson Northern 4-8-4 from 1943, Western Maryland Pacific 4-6-2 Baldwin-built in 1912, and more. Don’t miss the call!

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

Locomotives and railroads featured in this edition include:
• Norfolk and Western 1209, a Class A 2-6-6-4, one of 43 locomotives built by the company’s Roanoke shops, sits between assignments at the Columbus, OH engine terminal on March 22, 1958.
• On February 6, 1949, Midland Terminal locomotive 59, a Consolidation (2-8-0), was the power for a four-car roundtrip between Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek.
• The Gainesville Midland (GM) was a 41-mile-long railroad in north central Georgia that linked Gainesville and Athens, with a connection to the Seaboard Air Line. GM 207, a Russian-ordered decapod (2-10-0) from 1917, is on a freight near Athens in March 1959.
• The Northern Pacific owned 21 Class Z-6 Challenger (4-6-6-4) locomotives, numbered 5100 through 5120. All were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1936. This image shows 5107 arriving with a westbound freight at Livingston, MT on March 18, 1956.
• New York, Chicago, and St. Louis (better known as the Nickel Plate Road) locomotives 739 and 766, both coal burning Type S-2 Berkshires (2-8-4s), are on a doubleheaded eastbound freight near Valparaiso, IN on June 10, 1957.
• Southern Pacific (SP) 18 is working as a point helper in concert with Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge (DSNG) Class K-37
Mikado 493 (2-8-2) a mile north of Pinkerton, CO on June 21, 2021. Locomotive 18 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1911 and delivered to the Nevada-California-Oregon Railroad. SP purchased the engine in 1928.
• Grand Trunk Western 6408 is a Class U-4-b Northern (4-8-4), one of six engines built in 1938 by Lima Locomotive.
• Louisville and Nashville (L&N) 1977, a Class M Mountain (4-8-2), has a coal train in tow on the Ravenna Branch south of Winchester, KY on June 5, 1956. The first batch of Class M-1s was built in 1942 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, followed by six more in 1944.
• Delaware and Hudson 311, one of 15 Northern (4-8-4) locomotives built in 1943 by the American Locomotive Company, sits at Schenectady, NY in October 1949.
• Western Maryland Pacific (4-6-2) 208 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1912, has westbound two-car, passenger-mail train #3 on the approach to the west end of Jerome, WV on October 30, 1952.
• Central Vermont 465 and 464, two Class N-5a Consolidations (2-8-0s), are on a southbound, doubleheaded freight, pounding up State Line Grade in the fall of 1954. Both locomotives were built by the American Locomotive Company in 1923.
• Colorado and Southern 908, a Santa Fe-Type Class E-5B (2-10-2) built in 1919 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, is on a short southbound four-car freight leaving Pueblo, CO on Valentine’s Day 1953.


Tide-mark publishes a notable group of train calendars featuring classic images of steam locomotives and great named trains of railroads across the United States and Canada. Calendar titles for 2023 include: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Canadian National Railways, Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in Colorado Narrow Gauge, Illinois Central, Milwaukee Road, New York Central, Pennsylvania Railroad, Santa Fe Railway, and the Southern Pacific. Classic trains are also pictured in Great Trains featuring paintings by artist Gil Bennett and in Howard Fogg’s Trains. Contemporary trains are the focus of the Railroading! calendar that offers 24 spectacular full-color images of trains from across North America. Tide-mark also publishes the Streetcars & Trolleys calendar with classic images from a wide range of cities in the U.S. and Canada.

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