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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.…


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…


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…

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…


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…