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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…


Help Wanted: Steam Locomotive Operations Manager

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Northern Central Railway of York is an excursion railroad that makes time travel possible. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, educational, charitable organization, located in New Freedom, PA. Our historic attraction,…

Silverton car shed going up, BAR reefer restored

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor Normally I report on a big project when it's complete, but the photo below is too good to pass up. The Durango Railroad Historical Society,…

Help Wanted: Pikes Peak Cog Ry. Revenue Manager

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Thursday, August 27, 2020 POSITION SUMMARY: Oversees all traffic/depot/train and online ticket sales operations. These include but are not limited to: reservations, window sales, kiosk sales, off-site/satellite sales (Manitou Chamber,…


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…


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…