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  CN 6060 at restored Big Valley station

Forth Junction Project
Railway Heritage
of Central Alberta

 
Forth Junction Project Vision Sharing Historical Perspective Ground Transportation
Heritage Preservation
Forth Junction
Heritage Society

Current Rail Heritage Preservation

Red Deer Ground Transportation Themes

Mintlaw Linear Park Proposal

Rails to Trails

Existing Rail Icons of Central Alberta
in addition to those in Red Deer and Red Deer County

as elements of planned self-guided tours

passenger boarding railway excursion at Stettler
Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions
Stettler to Big Valley
steam (Consolidation 2-8-0) or diesel (SW1200) powered trains May to October, various themes including train robbery, entertainment and dining, includes home to and periodic use of restored Canadian National Mountain locomotive 6060
www.absteamtrain.com


'The Spirit of Alberta'
CNR Steam Locomotive 6060
dedicated provincial historic resource in 2009; built in 1944, also known as 'Bullet-Nosed Betty', North America's only operating Mountain-type 4-8-2 locomotive, operated by Rocky Mountain Rail Society periodically on Alberta Prairie
www.6060.org
News feature: 6060 turns 66
(Red Deer Express Sep.2010)

Big Valley roundhouse interpretive centre
Big Valley Roundhouse Interpretive Centre and
Railway Hall of Fame
includes restored Canadian Northern railway 2nd class station museum, grain elevator, rail snowplow and Canadian Railway Hall of Fame


The Nordegg Colleries National Historic Site
includes heritage centre and mine-site museum with tours


Alberta Central Railway Museum near Wetaskiwin
Alberta Central Railway Museum
near Wetaskiwin, includes compressed replication of 1907 Wetaskiwin CPR railway station and several relocated structures, rolling stock, passenger cars, RS23 diesel and restored operating CP Budd Dayliner RDC (rail diesel car) on one mile loop of track
www.abcentralrailway.com



Stettler Canadian Northern railway station
Town and Country Museum in Stettler
includes relocated and restored Canadian Northern 2nd class railway station


Replicated CPR railway station in Lacombe

Restored Canadian Northern railway station at Meeting Creek

Restored and relocated CPR Tees railway station
at Paskapoo Park in Rimbey

CNR caboose and boxcar at MirrorMirror and District Museum
includes CNR boxcar and caboose and history of hamlet as CN divisional point


Camrose Railway Park including Morgan railway garden and tea room

Alberta 2005 Centennial Railway Museum in Beiseker

Kneehills Historical Museum in Three Hills includes station, caboose and box car


More information to come . . .

 

Current Rail Heritage Preservation            Red Deer Ground Transportation Themes 
Forth/Tuttle-Mintlaw-Sylvan Lake Linear Park Proposal            Rails to Trails
Railway Icons of City of Red Deer         Railway Icons of Red Deer County          Railway Icons of Central Alberta
 

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