The support of educational programs
and technological update initiatives for rail related
unions to promote rail and rail worker safety, education
Assisted the Northwest Railway Museum with the materials needed to finish the access portion (inside track and platforms)
in their new Train Shed Exhibit Building … a place to teach, preserve and perpetuate railway history of the Northwest.
Assisted the Friends of the Furness Railroad District with a permanent exhibit entitled "The Railroad in Wilmington 1880-1910"
that will be installed in the soon to be renovated Wilmington Amtrak Station.
Supported the upgrading of EXPORAIL’s outside infrastructure – making pathways handicap
accessible and family friendly as well as increasing the signage and thematic information of outdoor exhibits.
Assisted several non-profit organizations in acquiring equipment needed to renovate and maintain
rail cars and locomotives, adding or creating self-sufficiency, safety and cost savings to their operations.
Supported the Colorado Railway Museum with its outdoor signage project – to interpret the
Museum’s equipment, the rail workers who used it, the passengers and goods who were moved by it and the building
of the railroads through and around the Rocky Mountains.
Undertook a three year project
that transformed the California State Railroad Museum
from a rolling stock Museum to a Museum that celebrates
the human side of railroading – honoring those
trades men and women who built the railroads with
their hard work, sacrifice and dedication. The Museum
has truly become a living and breathing story of
railroading from the past through to the present.
Supported the restoration and upgrade work for the Lake Mitchell Pullman Car which is the
centerpiece of “The Pullman Porters: From Service to Civil Rights” exhibit created by the National
Supported several historic coach
car restoration projects.
Supported the construction of
several exhibits related to “railroader life
and work” in several states.
Supported several interpretive
projects which enhance the value of existing Railroad
Supported HAZMAT, OSHA, WMD and Radiological Transportation preparedness and safety classes
for Rail Workers held at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The production of a public television
documentary concerning the future of railroading
in America and explores where the industry is headed
in terms of both passenger and freight transportation.
Supported the development of the
www.railroadheritage.org web portal, which was created
by the Center for Railroad Photography and Art, in
order to help bring railroad visual culture to the
forefront and encourage Rail Museums and Societies
to work together for the common cause of preservation
and the encouragement of public access and awareness.
The construction of an educational
center which features hands on learning within the
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
A railroad grade crossing safety
educational program that promotes public awareness
of the dangers of railroad crossings in the United
States and Canada.
Restoration and digitization of railroad photographs,
negatives and artifacts contained in several museum
The production of a documentary
video concerning the technological advancements of
high speed trains in Europe and how those advancements
could soon have a beneficial effect on transit across
The promotion of high speed rail
and the safety of railroaders and the public at large
in the United States through its support of three
high speed rail associations.
A program to support various organizations
and individuals that promote railworker safety and
the safety of the general public.
The Construction of a visitors
orientation and education center known as "Society
in Motion", at the B&O Railroad Museum,
which concentrates on the human side of railroading.
The support of the revitalization
of the grounds and facilities at the Horseshoe Curve, a National Historic Landmark, in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
Develop an educational program
at the National Civil War Museum focused on the historic
use and importance of rail transportation during
the Civil War.
Support the construction of rail
platforms and trackage at EXPORAIL, Canada's premier
Support the upgrading of various
rail grade crossings, from crossbucks to lights and
gates in Ohio.