The VRA has chosen to continue something it has been doing for quite a few years now, to support the efforts of the United Railroad Historical Society. Also, in relation to our NYS&W Hawthorne Station home, we have decided to
On Sunday, September 21, 2014 the URHS held its (now) annual Transportation Heritage Festival in the Boonton Yard. Once again, the event was a resounding success! This year the URHS unveiled the New York Central 4083 in beautiful Century Green,
It’s been a productive couple of months to start 2013 in the yard. There was a meeting to discuss projects for the year, out of which came a plan to finish the PRR flat car, restore the DL&W cement hopper,
10 years ago, Sun Oct 13, 2002, I did some volunteering as shown by the following items from the VRA Yahoo Group archives: Working on the railroad “Today was a busy day for me. I opened up the station as
James J. Hill, empire builder and founder of the Great Northern was an extremely thrifty man. Making one of his periodic rounds of inspection one day, he discovered a new track spike on the roadbed. With fire in his eye
Recently the URHS’s Hickory Creek took a trip to Buffalo, NY for the Rail Passenger Car Alliance convention. Ray Clauss, KC Smith and I took the ride up Amtrak, and spent a long weekend tied up in Niagara Falls station.
Binding of Railpace is now complete. The following is a list of magazines in the JKW Library. Following each magazine is the number of issues of that magazine in the library. After that is the number of binders which would