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Who may not survive?

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Covid-19 shut down every tourist railroad and railway museum in North America. Although the pandemic appears to be declining in the east, it's increasing elsewhere…

Are you ready to handle an emergency?

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By David Morgan, DDM Consulting Services As I wrote in my last article, I believe just because a regulation does not apply does not mean we shouldn’t voluntarily use it.…

Revisiting the Colebrookdale Railroad

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Last year I took a railfan tour of eastern Pennsylvania and visited the Colebrookdale Railroad that is running tourist trains from Boyertown to Pottstown on…

HERITAGERAIL NEWS

Who’s opening?

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Covid-19 shut down every tourist railroad and railway museum in North America, but some are starting to reopen, albeit with precautions. I went through all…

Unexpected use for federal grant

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Frisco 4-8-2 #1501 (Baldwin 1923) and 1883 Frisco open platform coach #653 are displayed in Rolla, MO under an open air shelter. They had been…

An update on the East Broad Top

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor The latest issue of the Friends of the East Broad's Timber Transfer just arrived and with it a recap of recent developments. The new East…

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…