Fire Up 2100! Year in Review: 2020

   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

Black Diamond Birthday T-Shirt Contest

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

A Special Message from Ross Rowland

Legend of Steam, Ross Rowland, gives a preview for a very special dinner set for Saturday, September 21, in Cleveland, Ohio. The event is a fundraiser for American Steam Railroad to help restore former Reading T-1 2100. Click here to purchase tickets!

2100’s stoker motor received

We picked up a critical piece of the 2100 at the Elgin County Railway Museum last weekend! The 2100 was on display here for several years and now the stoker will be reassembled as part of the locomotive’s restoration.  

Fire Up 2100 featured on The Roundhouse Podcast

The Roundhouse Podcast revisits Fire Up 2100 with mechanical contractor Jason Sobczynski. [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” url=”http://theroundhousepodcast.com/2016/01/18/fire-2100-jason-sobczynski/” text=”LISTEN” color_override=””]     [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” url=”www.fireup2100.org/donate” text=”DONATE” color_override=””]

Reading 2100 shirts on their way!

Show your support of the American Steam Railroad with these stylish Reading 2100 shirts! With a style influenced by the Reading Railroad’s late era marketing, these shirts are some of the most attractive railroad wares around. These shirts will be available to order online for $15.00 on November 30th. Email us to let us know Reading 2100 shirts on their way!