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A park engine’s story

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By Thomas Dyrek It was the fall of 1959. The Nickel Plate Road’s steam era had come to an end a year before, and now only a couple of locomotives…

Road trip Part 1: Toronto Railway Museum

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor A family vacation took me to Vermont via Canada, so naturally some stops at railway museums were in order. The Toronto Railway Museum occupies a…

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.…


For Sale–narrow gauge streetcar

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Los Angeles Electric Railway Trolley, 42" track gauge Built in 1894 as a short open benched trolley for the Los Angeles Electric Railway. Rebuilt at some point in its life…

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.…


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…