Depot open this summer!

While the exhibits in the rail yard are always open during park hours, plan your visit this summer so you can see the inside of the depot also.   From Memorial Day weekend (last weekend in May) through Labor Day weekend (first weekend in September), we’ll have volunteers at the…

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Work Party August 25th – New Gateway Sign

    A new sign will welcome visitors to the South Cle Elum Rail Yard Interpretive Center soon, thanks to Eagle Scout candidate Spencer Riley.  Thank you Spencer! The sign will be located at the corner of Milwaukee Road and 6th Street. Spencer developed the design, got it approved by…

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5057 Update: New Challenge Donation!

UPDATE: We did it!  We were able to meet the $1,000 fundraising challenge made by the anonymous donor.  Read the 5057 Project news section to learn more. ============== Another anonymous donor has offered a challenge donation — triple the impact of your donation to the 5057 Project!  The deadline is…

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Archive May 2012 Update

Our archive volunteers have been meeting two nights a month this year at Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive (PNRA) in Burien, WA to work with the archival collections of Cascade Rail Foundation.  We typically meet on the first and third Thursdays of each month.  We’ve almost completed an initial inventory of…

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Spring Rail Yard Work Party Report

Thanks to our volunteers we had a very productive work party in the rail yard this month!  The main objective was to remove vegetation, continuing our on-going effort to keep Mother Nature from reclaiming the rail yard. We cleared the area around the substation, as well as area in the…

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