SP #1744 receives 2023 John H. Emery Rail Heritage Trust Grant
Our Niles Canyon Railway was recently informed that we are the recipient of a 2023 John H. Emery Rail Heritage Trust grant in the amount of $31,000 to be used toward the manufacture of new staybolts, staybolt sleeves and staybolt caps for the boiler of our Southern Pacific #1744.
Paint work underway on GN Ranch Car ‘Hidden Lake’
With a lot of new steel installed along the roof line and throughout the kitchen side of the body, Howard Wise has recently turned his skills from metal work to painting and lettering; starting the four color Great Northern paint scheme on the kitchen end of the car as a first step to continuing the work down this side of the car and eventually across the whole car. Learn more about the process and how you can help with a donation.
Celebrating International Women’s Day
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we wanted to share some photos of the many women who volunteer with our Niles Canyon Railway and help us continue to thrive and prosper.