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FEATURED NEWS

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.…

Eastern PA tour: The Colebrookdale Railroad

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor The Colebrookdale is the most sophisticated tourist railroad startup I've ever seen. In 5 short years it has repaired the track, deployed a cadre of…

PCC restoration back on track

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By John Engleman, Baltimore Streetcar Museum Reproduced with permission from the Live Wire newsletter. Editor's note: Seventeen years ago the Baltimore Streetcar Museum acquired former San Diego Electric #503 (St.…

HERITAGERAIL NEWS

Executive Director wanted–Heart of Dixie RR Museum

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HEART OF DIXIE RAILROAD MUSEUM REQUEST FOR APPLICANTS FOR THE POSITION OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Title:   Executive Director Status:  Exempt Salaried Location:  Calera, Alabama Reports to:  President of the Board…

Executive Director wanted

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The Wilmington & Western Railroad, Delaware’s only heritage railroad has an immediate opening for the position of Executive Director. We are looking for an individual with strong leadership skills, demonstrated management…

Help Wanted: Rail Events Licensing Manager

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 Rail Events Incorporated Job Posting  If you are looking for an opportunity to work on unique and exciting events across the country, that provide families memories that will last a…

HERITAGERAIL BUSINESS

HRA Completes National Market Survey, Member Profiles

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The HeritageRail Alliance announces the results of recent market research designed to get a better understanding of railroad museum visitors, trolley museum visitors, tourist railroad visitors, and non-visitors in order…

Celebrating the Transcontinental 150th in Sacramento

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor The HeritageRail Alliance conference returned to Sacramento and the California State Railroad Museum (CSRM) for the first time since 2006, when predecessors ARM and TRAIN…

Take the HeritageRail group purchasing survey

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A recent post reported that HeritageRail Alliance is looking into the idea of group purchasing of materials and services on behalf of its member museums and tourist railroads. The theory…

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…