• RMLI and Strasburg Railroad Announce Plans to Restore 39

  • General discussion related to all railroad clubs, museums, tourist and scenic lines. Generally this covers museums with static displays, museums that operate excursions, scenic lines that have museums, and so on. Check out the Tourist Railway Association (TRAIN) for more information.
General discussion related to all railroad clubs, museums, tourist and scenic lines. Generally this covers museums with static displays, museums that operate excursions, scenic lines that have museums, and so on. Check out the Tourist Railway Association (TRAIN) for more information.

Moderators: Miketherailfan, rob216

  by jayrmli
 
Looks like this may be a great opportunity to see an Altoona-built steam engine under steam once again, as the Railroad Museum of Long Island and the Strasburg Railroad announce plans to restore and operate Engine 39:

http://www.northeastrailfans.com/2013/0 ... number-39/
  by 4400Washboard
 
So LIRR #39 won't be back on the island until 2062? When is the restoration due to be finished?