CRF Featured in Model Railroader Magazine Video Series

The work of the Cascade Rail Foundation is featured in two new short videos released by Model Railroader Video Plus (MRVP), Kalmbach Publishing Company’s subscription video website. MRVP Contributing Editor, Charlie Conway, joined Cascade Rail Foundation Board member Karl Hufnagel and his son Nicholas for a two-day road trip along the Milwaukee Road …

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2018 Rail Yard Improvement Plans

We have several irons in the fire to improve the South Cle Elum Rail Yard in 2018. In addition to continuing our work to beat back the trees and sagebrush, we plan to build some track, improve the signage along the street, refurbish the exterior of our caboose, and construct a much needed …

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Happy Holidays

Cascade Rail Foundation thanks you for your support this year.  We hope you enjoy the holidays and have a great new year!  Undated Gary Parson photo taken at South Cle Elum, WA

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Paint it black!

The 5057 Project has been quiet this year. Our initial plan when we took the locomotive to the Pend Oreille Valley Railroad (POVA) shop in Usk, WA was to have them work on the locomotive between other jobs. Fortunately for the folks at POVA, they’ve been extremely busy! The 5057 …

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Depot open on Sunday, October 8

The exhibit area of the depot will be open Sunday, October 8 from noon to 4 p.m. Stop by and visit! This will probably be our last open hours for the season. We have some additional volunteers lined up for next year and hope to be open more than once …

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Rail Yard Work Party July 22

Our next work party is scheduled for Saturday, July  22 from 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.       The work we plan to do includes: managing the vegetation in the rail yard continuing to clean and organize the substation evaluating and inventorying our track material. Please RSVP if you plan to attend …

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