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The Wheels O’ Time Museum

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By Thomas Dyrek Illinois is home to several museums that do not call themselves a “railroad museum” but display a nice collection of railroad related items. Among them is the…

765 to Chicago

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By Thomas Dyrek For the third time in a row, Nickel Plate Road 765, arguably the best known steam locomotive east of the Mississippi, has completed a successful season of…

Remembering The Miniature Train Company

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By Thomas Dyrek Since the mid-1800s, toy and model trains have been a part of everyday American life. From wooden push toys to intricate layouts with detailed electricity powered trains…

HERITAGERAIL NEWS

Three late breaking 2018 achievements

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor The previous three posts listed the significant achievements of 2018, only we missed these that surfaced afterward. If you're a regular reader, you'll recall several…

2018 significant achievements–Part 3

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor This last update on completed projects includes freight cars, non-revenue cars and archives. Although freight cars don't tend to get the attention given to locomotives,…

2018 preservation achievements–Part 2

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor It's been a busy year for completed projects. Part 2 of this 3-part post covers electric cars and passenger cars. West Penn curved side interurban…

HERITAGERAIL BUSINESS

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…

FROM THE PRESIDENT

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…