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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.…

Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec have been busy

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor The Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad may be the most productive restorers of vintage rolling stock and infrastructure in North America. Although…

Bigger than you would think

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor For some time I've been beating the drum to argue that railway preservation in North America is now an honest-to-goodness industry with a real economic…


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…

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.…

What’s new at Texas State RR

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This may be old news, but your editor wasn't up to date and feels compelled to share. On May 4, 2017, The Western Group, an association of railroads headquartered in…


Spring 2018 HRA Conference in Strasburg

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor The Strasburg Rail Road hosted the HeritageRail Alliance 2018 Spring conference, with plenty of cooperation from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, located across the street.…

HRA visits Minneapolis

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor The HeritageRail Alliance annual Fall Conference traveled north to the Twin Cites of Minneapolis-St. Paul, hosted by the Minnesota Streetcar Museum. The conference featured three…

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…


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…