Railroads were the key that unlocked the 20th Century.

Discover how we're celebrating and saving our railroad heritage

Railways played a key role in the development of communities across the United States and Canada and throughout the world. Railway museums and tourist railroads interpret this exciting and pivotal history, and provide an opportunity for the public to experience rail travel as it once was.

HeritageRail Alliance fosters the development and operation of these unique preservation efforts through education, research, and the free exchange of information among members.





L. C. L. 7-18-18

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The Age of Steam Museum has test fired Morehead & North Fork 0-6-0 #12 (Also Pittsburgh 1905). The engine was built as Southern 1643 and went to the M&NF in…

Moving a museum isn’t easy

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The Golden Gate Railroad Museum has been working hard to prepare its vintage rolling stock for the move from the Niles Canyon Railway to the new museum site in Schellville.…

L. C. L. 7/7/18

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The Center for Railroad Photography and Art has boosted its growing reputation as a major photo archive with its acquisition of the Jim Schaughnessy collection. There are about 90,000 images.…