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Ringling Bros. Circus Train Shed In Baraboo Receives $1.2M Renovation To Prepare For Visitors
Restoration of an historic structure at Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin
Source: Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Posted on November 21, 2014 by Doug Bailey

A Plan Is In Place To Remove The Minnesota Zephyr Trains From Downtown Stillwater By Dec. 15
The Stillwater City Council in September directed city staff to find a company that will move and store David Paradeau’s trains if he doesn’t move them in the next 45 days.
Source: Stillwater Current, Stillwater, MN, U. S. A.
Posted on November 19, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Man Charged With Aggravated Statutory Rape Worked As Engineer At Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
The museum said in a statement today that Pugh was fired in July after the museum became aware of "possible criminal charges pertaining to activites outside his employment" at the museum.
Source: ChattanoogaNow, Chattanooga, TN, USA
Posted on November 18, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Old 168, Rotting And Rusting, Could Have New Life Ahead
Plans would bring it back to life as a coal-burning, water-boiling, smoke-belching powerhouse and put it to work on a 64-mile stretch of Palmer's old narrow-gauge line between Antonito and Chama, N.M., called the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.
Source: The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO, U. S. A.
Posted on November 17, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Moyasta Railway Museum Gets Green Light
New railway museum coming to Clare County.
Source: Clare Champion, Ennis, County Clare, Ireland
Posted on November 17, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Railroad Museum Highlighted At Historical Society Meeting
"A lot of the stuff we acquired was in sad condition. A lot of restoration work was done and a huge amount of infrastructure had to be put in, like water and electricity to bring everything together," LaMay said.
Source: Courant, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Posted on November 17, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

The Streetcars Of Florida's First Coast - New MJ Book!
In-depth historical look at streetcars in Jacksonville, FL
Source: News4Jax.Com, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Posted on November 13, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Railroad Museum Chugging Along
It's full steam ahead for Rowan County’s new railroad and history museum. Members of the Morehead and North Fork Railroad group have been working on renovating the old freight station on First Street since March.
Source: The Morehead News, Morehead, KY, U. S. A.
Posted on November 12, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Chinese Railway Offers A Last Glimpse Of The Age Of Steam
Narrow gauge steam train video
Source: The Guardian, , , UK
Posted on November 11, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

It's Crunch Time In Adirondack Rail-Trail Debate
New York State officials have wrapped up the latest round of public meetings concerning the future of the Adirondack Park’s controversial rail corridor.
Source: North Country Public Radio, , NY, USA
Posted on November 11, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

New Caboose Arrives At Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum
On a drizzly Saturday, Nov. 1, volunteers from the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum spent the day shuffling around vehicles, preparing for the arrival of the museum's newest acquisition. The fully-restored Rutland Railroad, 1926 caboose was loaded onto a flatbed early on Nov. 4, and spent the day en route from Plymouth, Mass.
Source: Courant, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Posted on November 11, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Northwest Railway Museum Bringing Locomotives Back To Life With Steam Program
Restoring the 115-year-old Northern Pacific Railway locomotive 924 will be an exciting challenge for Stathi Pappas, new curator of collections at Snoqualmie’s Northwest Railway Museum.
Source: Valley Record, Snoqualmie, WA, USA
Posted on November 11, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Help Keep Trolley Plans On Track At Newtown Square PA Railroad Museum
The Newtown Square PA Railroad Museum Association co-chairs Jack Grant and Sam Coco would liked to enlist your help. They have received for free a 1949 Red Arrow Philadelphia Suburban Transit (PST) Trolley, made possible by John Nawn and his brother Matthew.
Source: Marple Newtown County Press, Media, PA, U. S. A.
Posted on November 11, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Virginian Railway Station Restoration Still Chugging Along
A. Thanks to an extensive public-private effort spearheaded by the city chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, the old station at 1402 South Jefferson St. S.E. has come chugging back to life. As you might expect, the ongoing project has taken much diligent volunteer work, treasure, patience and time to come together.
Source: Roanoke Times, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Posted on November 10, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Kingston Common Council Panel To Consider Opposing Railroad Track Removal For Walking/Biking Trail
Council President James Noble said that the matter will the topic of discussion at a Nov. 26 meeting of the Public/Safety General Government Committee.
Source: Daily Freeman, Kingston, New York, USA
Posted on November 10, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Book Briefs: New Book Traces Streetcar Era In Duluth Times Staff Report
The book is called "Twin Ports by Trolley: The Streetcar Era in Duluth-Superior." It charts the history of the streetcar system in Duluth.
Source: Times, St. Cloud, MN, USA
Posted on November 10, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Quick Texas Getaway: Board Austin Steam Train’S Wine Flyer
The Austin Steam Train Association's classic red caboose brightens up an otherwise gray day as it brings up the rear of the eastbound "Hill Country Flyer" near Leander.
Source: Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, USA
Posted on November 8, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

PA Lumber Museum In Line For Rare Locomotive Exhibit
The Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Galeton is lined up to be the next home of a rare Climax Locomotive engine, recently offered by the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg.
Source: Era, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on November 8, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Demolition Of Asheville's Roundhouse Begins
The demolition of the 90-year-old railroad building on Meadow Road in Asheville's River Arts District began this week.
Source: Citizen Times, Asheville, North Carolins, USA
Posted on November 7, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Hellfire Pass: TripAdvisor's Top Museum In Thailand Recounts Gruesome History
Recently named the best museum in Thailand and ranked among the top five in Asia by TripAdvisor, the haunting site and museum are called a "must" by the travel website.
Source: WPTV, West Palm Beach, FL, U. S. A.
Posted on November 7, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss