News: Railyard

New Iron Horse News Video Available Now

Written on February 10, 2014

¬†Click here to watch the latest Iron Horse News Video. In the sixth edition of the Iron Horse News Video series the Museum’s Store Coordinator & Buyer Andrea Bestor takes a look at some of the unique items available in the Depot General Store and online. She also mentions the Annual Auction of Used and Continue Reading »

The Pullman Americana, new storage space & RGS Steam Locomotive No. 20

Written on October 30, 2013

We are in the process of cocooning the Pullman Americana for future restoration. It will look similar to the cocooning done at the Strasburg Railroad in Pennsylvania. Pictured are both the Americana and a Strasburg car. Now that Thomas is over we are again working on the new acre of storage that till recently was Continue Reading »

Around the Museum grounds…

Written on August 13, 2013

The exterior of the diner car is finished except for lettering. The main line and house track are again usable. We have received 500 14 ton loads of road mill delivered free of charge. We now can do more weed abatement and grounds manicuring than ever. We will also put down about 4 inches of Continue Reading »

Around the yard…..

Written on July 18, 2013

Chief Mechanical Officer’s report – July,2013 The diner car has one side and the ends of it painted in UP livery colors Yellow gray and red. The other side will be finished in the next week or two. Lettering and the trucks will be soon after that. WE will have some panel replacement on the Continue Reading »