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Bowling Green Historic Rail Park

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By Thomas Dyrek Some of the most interesting features of Kentucky’s history were the railroads and their stations that dotted the state. From the first railroad in Kentucky to present…

Starting the Everett RR passenger service–an interview

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By Aaron Isaacs, editor, HeritageRail Alliance HRA: I'm here with Jason Lamb, General Manager of the Everett Railroad and a HeritageRail Alliance Board member. I want to ask him what…

Out with the old, in with the new–carpet

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By Jim Lilly, CMO, Washington DC Chapter NRHS We all enjoy a fine piece of restored rolling stock, especially when it operates. The heavyweight Pullman parlor car Dover Harbor, owned…


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…

Inside 757’s move to Ohio

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By Dwayne Fuehring, Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum Reproduced with permission from the Caboose Cable newsletter. Over the past 6 months to a year, there’s a question I’ve had…

Railway Heritage Park buys BC Rail Squamish shops

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By Don Evans, West Coast Railway Association It has been a long time in the works, but as of today, West Coast Railway Association now owns the former BC Rail…


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…

HeritageRail Alliance to explore group purchasing

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By Aaron Isaacs, HRA editor With the merger of ARM and TRAIN completed, followed by a rebranding as the HeritageRail Alliance, HRA has turned its attention to program initiatives. It…


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…