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. Other work done by volunteers … May 2021 Update
This year has been full of challenges and is one like no other we’ve experienced in a long time. For American Steam Railroad, it was one where you, the supporters, have shown through these difficult times. In the past 12 months, volunteers have given over 1,800 hours to help with the restoration of Reading … Fire Up 2100! Year in Review: 2020
Here is the mid-month update on what’s been accomplished by American Steam Railroad volunteers. The forging and machining of the 560 staybolts has been completed by our great volunteers, who have given many hours and days to this project. The next process is to sand blast all of them to remove mill scale so they … September 2020 Restoration Update
Here is the mid-month update on what’s been accomplished by American Steam Railroad volunteers. The forging and machining of the 560 staybolts has been completed by our great volunteers, who have given many hours and days to this project. All the telltale holes have been drilled in the center of the staybolts, the next process … Fire Up 2100 Mid August Update
American Steam Railroad’s Communication Director Brian Smith fills you in on what’s been accomplished in the past month in the latest video update. Highlights include:
Calling all artists! We’re celebrating 2100’s 75th birthday this year in grand style. To mark her Black Diamond Birthday this September, we’re holding a t-shirt design contest to commemorate this special occasion. The winner of the contest will get $100, a one-year membership to American Steam Railroad, and a shirt featuring the winning design! The … Black Diamond Birthday T-Shirt Contest
We regret to inform you that the Legends of Steam dinner with Doyle McCormack on Sept. 19 has been canceled for this year. Those holding tickets have already been notified of the cancelation. After much discussion with the Mad River & NKP Museum, and reviewing protocols by local and state health departments, both organizations have … Doyle McCormack Dinner Postponed
Here is the mid-month update on what’s been accomplished by American Steam Railroad volunteers. If you’d like to volunteer, become a member today and you’ll be able to help us bring steam back to the high iron.