My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Museums

Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum Observations

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 47 No.2
Page:
18
Author:
Chuck Blardone
Description:
Status of the Birch River and Duquesne cars at the museum

Colorado Model Railroad Museum

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2015-09
Page:
40
Author:
William E. Botkin
Scale:
HO
Description:
This large article about the museum's layout, its history, and its construction describes this fantastic layout beautifully. It includes many photos, a two-page track plan (needed to cover the whole layout!), and a two-page overall photo. (related web page)

From the Cab

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 99 Winter 2017
Page:
3
Author:
Jim Hunter
Description:
Fundraising for the cosmetic restorations of engines left out in the open air at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg.

Grandpa's Model Trains & Toy Museum

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 34, Number 6, December 2010
Page:
16
Author:
Glenn Miller
Scale:
multi
Description:
The author and his wife and granddaughter built a multi-gauge layout, open to visitors.

Harrisburg, PA Station Moves

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 47 No.2
Page:
19
Author:
Chuck Blardone
Description:
The N6B and GG1 that are on display at the ex-PRR Harrisburg passenger station have been moved away from protective cover so that track work can begin at the station.

The National Museum of Transportation

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
29
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Description:
The author visits the National Museum of Transport in St. Louis. Includes several photos of equipment on the grounds.

The Strasburg Railroad & The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

Magazine:
Scale Rails 2005-12
Page:
30
Author:
Rich Newmiller
Description:
The article describes the museum and the history of the Strasburg Railroad (one of the oldest short-line railroad in the U.S.). Includes photos of locomotives, switch tower interior, and exhibit hall. (related web page)

The Toy Train Museum

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1985-12
Page:
108
Author:
Dick Christianson
Description:
This museum, located near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is maintained by Train Collectors Association to keep historical records of our hobby. It has layouts and displays of significant models.

Trainland U.S.A.

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1985-11
Page:
118
Author:
Dick Christianson
Scale:
O
Description:
Iowa farmer, Red Atwood, with the help of full time and seasonal "employees" turned his basement into a Lionel museum, which is still open during the Summer season. The article includes a trackplan, and many photos.

Welcome to Steamtown

Magazine:
Scale Rails 2005-10
Page:
26
Author:
Rich Newmiller
Description:
Steamtown opened in 1986 to show people the significance of railroad steam. It occupies 40 acres in northeastern Pennsylvania. The article includes many recent photos and a description of the museum's inventory. (related web page)