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NOT ALL IS LOST.

But some is forgotten. Help us restore and reclaim our industrial heritage.

Steam locomotives were once the most technologically advanced object on wheels. Entire industries were built around their maintenance and operation and millions their caretakers played a part in the mechanization of a country.

Though steam locomotives have vanished from the American railroad landscape, we believe they still have a story to tell.

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May 2021 Update

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With your help, we’re delighted to say that last month we passed a significant milestone with the restoration of Reading 2100. Thanks to your donations, over 550 staybolts were welded into the firebox of the locomotive. In this video update, Jason Johnson of Gemini Industrial Machine explains the welding process. Read More