The latest

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 Railway Museum, which is rebranding itself as the Southern California Railway Museum, is mostly finished with its long term restoration of Southern Pacific SW1 #1006.

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.