The institutional members of the Canadian Council for Railway Heritage (CCRH) have voted to integrate into the Association of Tourist Railroads and Railway Museums (ATRRM). This move will serve to both strengthen resources in support of railway heritage in Canada, as well as to consolidate ATRRM’s role in serving Tourist Railroads and Railway Museums more effectively on a North America wide basis…. [Continue Reading]
Alberta Railway Museum
The Gibbons Water Tank is one of the first things that visitors see as they arrive at the station. A team of volunteers tackled restoration and repairs these past few days in preparation for painting this summer.
Work included re-attaching and securing existing siding and/ or replacing warped/damaged siding on the tank. The upper NE window was blocked off while the lower one was replaced with new flashing. Casement was also added to the upper east window.
By Aaron Isaacs, TRRM editor
A family reunion took me to Portland and the Oregon coast, so I called ahead and arranged to visit all the railway preservation that would fit in my schedule. My thanks to the folks who let me in outside of their regular operating hours. As usual, I came away inspired by their efforts, energy and accomplishments.
Photos by Aaron Isaacs, unless noted.
The Colorado Railroad Museum hosted the ATRRM Spring meeting. The start of a major snowstorm arrived in the middle of our visit, which is why these photos may look like they were taken on two separate days. CRRM has a terrific collection, so here’s what you’ll see when you walk around.