By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor
Museums continue to complete significant projects. Here are the latest ones to come to our attention.
Age of Steam Roundhouse has cosmetically restored US Army 2-8-0 #2630 and Libby’s reefer #25572.
Mid-Continent Railway Museum, a bastion of wood car preservation, completed Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic boxcar #18052 and Soo Line caboose #99085.
West Coast Railway Association outshopped Canadian National F9 #6520.
At the other end of the continent, Exporail restored Ex-CN F9 #6309 in the VIA colors it wore in its last years.
Orange Empire has also completed the purchase of a 5-acre parcel along Mountain Avenue, on the north side of their campus.
Whippany Railroad Museum has finished Pennsylvania Railroad caboose #981590.
Nevada State Railroad Museum has only to redo the lettering on Western Pacific caboose #657 and it will be complete.
South Simcoe Railway has rebuilt the Tottenham, ON depot.