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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

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.…

2019 completed projects–Part 1

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor At each HeritageRail Alliance Fall conference I put together a slide show of the completed projects from the last 12 months. There's so much going…

HERITAGERAIL BUSINESS

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…

2019 HeritageRail Awards

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor On September 21 at its annual banquet, the HeritageRail Alliance presented its annual awards. Significant Achievement--Steam The locomotives must be revived from the dead, not…

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…