Group Forms To Save Simpson Roundhouse
On Dec. 6, the Shelton, Washington City Council voted 2-1 against accepting a gift to the City of Shelton by the Simpson Lumber Company of a historic roundhouse and accompanying track. We, the citizens of Shelton along with parties interested in preserving Washington State and Pacific Northwest railroad history, are organizing to historically preserve the roundhouse and track. We could really use your help.
Source: Facebook Group, Shelton, Washington, USA
Posted on December 6, 2016 by Kate Sampsell-Willmann
Switzerland To Snowdon Loco Project Is No Longer "Crazy Idea" For Thirsk Steam Railway Enthusiast
A STEAM railway enthusiast is spearheading a remarkable international project which will see a locomotive shipped more than 1,000 miles to Britain from the heart of the Swiss Alps.
Source: Craven Herald, Skipton, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Posted on November 14, 2016 by Richard Buckby
New Boilers For Glenbrook Vintage Railway (New Zealand)
History was made last week when Dannevirke engineering company RCR Energy completed two
steam locomotive boilers, the largest boilers built in New Zealand for more than 60 years.
They are for the Glenbrook Vintage Railway (GVR), a steam-operated 8km long tourist railway...
Source: New Zealand Herald, Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on November 2, 2016 by .
Railroad Museum Of Pennsylvania Selected As A Smithsonian Affiliate
The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is joining forces with the Smithsonian Institution.
Source: Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster, PA, USA
Posted on November 1, 2016 by Anonymous
Chelatchie Prairie Railroad To Construct New Building
The organization will break ground on a new building Saturday that will allow it to better maintain its locomotives and coaches
Source: Columbian, Vancouver, Washington, USA
Posted on October 14, 2016 by Anonymous