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Texas Special coach ID restored

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by Al Dykes, Chapter Mechanical Officer, Gulf Coast Chapter NRHS Reproduced with permission from the Gulf Coast Railroading newsletter When the Gulf Coast Chapter first acquired the former Missouri-Kansas- Texas…

How can my museum get grants?

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Where's the grant money? Since the 2012 gutting of the US federal Transportation Enhancement grant program, a huge loss, railway museums have been scrambling to…

Preservation across the pond

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Published in 2017, The Railway Preservation Revolution by Jonathan Brown should be required reading for anyone interested in heritage railways. Although it only tells the…


L. C. L. May 19, 2018

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The Golden Gate Railroad Museum is ready to move from its temporary home at the Niles Canyon Railroad to a new site in Schellville, CA. A 3-track yard has been…

Nickel Plate Heritage Railroad

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Nickel Plate Heritage Railroad By Dagny Zupin, Communications Director Nickel Plate Express Nickel Plate Heritage Railroad is the new operator of the railroad formerly operated by Indiana Transportation Museum. It…

L. C. L. April 29, 2018

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We're always happy to see new support facilities. Here are three that recently appeared. Fox River Trolley Museum has expanded its maintenance storage shed from 28 feet long to 85…


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…