Leaders for the 21st Century

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Every current member of the Board of Directors will tell you that our biggest organizational concern is succession.  We’re all getting older.  Many of the Directors will not seek another term when their current term expires.  We must find those willing to lead railway preservation deep into the 21st Century.

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CP archives to Exporail

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Railroad heritage research has received a major shot in the arm with the donation of Canadian Pacific’s enormous historic archive to the Canadian Railroad Historical Association. The archive has been moved to the Association’s Exporail museum outside Montreal. The records span 160 years from 1847 to 2007. They include: Read More

2017 completed projects

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor

At the HeritageRail Alliance fall conference I presented my annual slideshow of the equipment restorations and other large capital projects completed during the last 12 months. Some appear in yesterday’s post of the HRA awards. Here is the rest of the list.

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Annual HRA Awards

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At the Fall conference in Minneapolis, the HeritageRail Alliance presented its annual slate of awards.

Significant Achievement Awards

These are given for restorations and other large capital project completed in the last 12 months. This year the category was broadened to recognize equipment restorations in multiple categories such as steam locomotives, passenger cars and electric cars. Read More