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FEATURED NEWS

Vintage rolling stock on home rails

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor With a few exceptions, railway preservation is a local or regional undertaking. Most museums concentrate on what used to run nearby. I've always thought it…

Finishing Skookum: The saga continues

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By Chris Baldo Reproduced with permission from the West Coast Railway Association News I am often surprised with the breadth of the international following that Skookum attracts, a tribute not…

Power on: The story of NORM’s new substation

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By Steve Heister, Northern Ohio Railway Museum Reproduced with permission from the Northern Light newsletter. The Museum has just completed its single most expensive and complex project in its history.…

HERITAGERAIL NEWS

Help Wanted: Sacramento River Train GM

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General Manager, Sacramento RiverTrain The Sacramento RiverTrain preserves a piece of Northern California history while offering innovative new experiences for both our community and tourists. Trips include romantic sunset dinners,…

Help Wanted: California State Railroad Museum Foundation

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Director of Railroad Operations DESCRIPTION The California State Railroad Museum Foundation (CSMRF) Director of Railroad Operations reports to the Foundation President and CEO and works closely with State Parks staff,…

2019 Completed projects–Part 2

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor 2019 Completed projects--Part 1 covered steam locos, diesels and electric cars. This time we cover everything else. However, here's two we missed in Part 1.…

HERITAGERAIL BUSINESS

The return of Progress Reports

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Until about a year ago the HeritageRail Alliance online magazine contained a page called Progress Reports. It was an attempt to list all the active…

Wattrain attends the HRA Fall Conference

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By Stefano Benazzo, President, Wattrain The representatives of about 55 Museums, Railways and Associations were in Squamish, along with the representatives of 13 vendors. Rail Events Inc., FareHarbor, ETIX, Mattel,…

HRA Fall conference in British Columbia

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Hosted by the West Coast Railway Association, the Fall Heritage Rail Alliance conference returned to Squamish, BC. HRA predecessor ARM had met there in 1999…

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…