PUBLIC HISTORY REVIEW ESSAY
- Rocks Expands. // Railways Illustrated;Feb2016, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p36
The article reports that the heritage railway Rocks by Rail has opened the Simon Layfield Exhibition Centre.
- Vintage EMD's move to Green Bay. Gruber, John // Trains;Oct2001, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p86
Reports on the display of EMD locomotives at the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Former EMD employer who once owned the locomotives; Company which purchased the units.
- Hungary to hold sixth steam grand prix in September. Wild, Mike // Railways Illustrated;Aug2006, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p40
The article announces the sixth annual Central European Locomotive Grand Prix events of the Hungarian Railway Museums, on September 16-17, 2006. The event will test the skills of locomotive crews in several fields, including speed, fire extinguishing and rescuing. There are also endurance events...
- Her Alcos. Wrinn, Jim // Trains;Sep2006, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p65
The article announces that the Oklahoma Railway Museum has received from Jim and Caroline Terrell Magma Arizona RS3 cars that were last used at Texas' Blacklands Railroad. The 1955-built units will join the roster of the Oklahoma City museum. One will be painted Rock Island, the other Katy.
- PRESERVATION. Wrinn, Jim // Trains;Oct2006, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p66
The article provides information on the Lake Shore Railway Historical Society located in North East, Pennsylvania. A group of railroad fans, made up largely of General Electric locomotive assembly plant workers in Erie, formed a club. After meeting in homes, they learned that the closed New York...
- Maine's two-foot empire gains new life. Gruber, John; Franz, Justin // Trains;Aug2004, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p80
Presents information on the Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum at Sheepscot Station in Maine. Information on the locomotives found in the museum; Other railroad museums in Maine.
- Virginia museum plans rebound from crises. Wrinn, Jim // Trains;May2009, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p73
The article reports that Virginia railroad museum is trying to shake off its difficult past in an effort to tell the story of Roanoke railroad. A 1985 flood resulted in the museums relocating from its long-time home in Wasena Park and a 2006 storm ripped off a section of the roof of the...
- PRESERVATION. Gruber, John // Trains;Dec2003, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p74
Presents railroad preservation updates in the U.S. as of December 2003. Trade of equipment between the Western Railway Museum and the Feather River Rail Society's Portola Railroad Museum; Approval of a budget that will fund 12 preservation projects by the North American Railway Foundation; Plan...
- This Indiana museum offers a steamy niche. Wrinn, Jim // Trains;Sep2006, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p64
The article reports on the railroad history preserved at the Hesston Steam Museum in Laporte, Indiana. The museum begun as a steam traction group in 1957 by a group called the Indiana Threshermen. The group acquired its first railroad piece, a Browning locomotive steam crane in 1962. Members...