The Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie, Washington, has added two pieces to its collection.
The museum has acquired an interurban body and a 0-4-0T. The interurban was Puget Sound Electric 523, built in 1907. It ran between Seattle and Tacoma until 1928. The car was found in Petaluma, California. Read More
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
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.
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