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‘A Labor Of Love’: Coach #70’S Restoration Could Take Years

For the past several weeks, railroad employees have been assessing Idaho Springs’ Coach #70 to determine what needs to be done to preserve the car.

How Canadians Derailed A Train And Drove It To City Hall For Power After A Brutal Ice Storm

No it's not preservation, but it is interesting and relevant to current events.

Future In Doubt For New Haven Train Depot

Vermont has been working for the past five years to bring AMTRAK service to Burlington, and the depot has been identified as a “safety risk” along the tracks.

Moffat Caboose Arrives At Granby Railroad Museum

The all-wooden caboose was built in 1905 for the Denver Northwestern & Pacific Railroad, known as Moffat Road, the highest standard gauge railroad ever built in the United States.

Future Of Local Historical Society Uncertain After COVID-19, Alleged Embezzlement

The coronavirus pandemic, an alleged embezzlement and a lack of financial planning is threatening the future of the Port Huron and Detroit Railroad Historical Society, according to its president.

Railway Museum Acquires 117-Year Old Parlor Car From Whidbey Island

After spending more than 60 years as a cottage on South Whidbey, the 117-year-old Parlor Car 1799 has a new home at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie.

New Train Hall Opens At (NY) Penn Station

Farley Post Office transformed into new train hall for Amtrak and NJ Transit passengers

Vancouver Man Heads Nonprofit Whose Volunteers Are Rebuilding SP&S 700 Steam Locomotive For Possible 2021 Run

When completed, dozens of people will have contributed to the boiler rebuild, including volunteers, commercial businesses and a machining class at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Ore. The cost of the project is close to $225,000, paid for with donations and grants.