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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…

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…


3 rollouts at PTM

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On June 1 Pennsylvania Trolley Museum rolled out its latest streetcar restoration, an accompanying history book and kicked off the capital campaign to build a new Welcome & Education Center…

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…


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…