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Recent News

The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum and the Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society are jointly announcing the donation of two historic pieces of Indiana’s railroad heritage. Monon business car no. 2, also known as Lynne, and Monon wide vision caboose no. 81532 have been donated by the society to the museum.
The BP Whiting Refinery has donated a working sand tower to the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum in North Judson, Indiana. The tower will be disassembled, moved to the museum, and re-erected at the museum’s shop complex. The tower was once used by the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway and built in 1954.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is pleased to announce that the National Park Service has added the Chicago & Erie Railroad bridge in Pulaski County, Indiana, to the National Register of Historic Places. This is the first item of national significance submitted by the museum for consideration that has been successfully added to the National Register.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is excited to announce the forthcoming return of steam-powered excursions. The museum has entered into an agreement with the owners of Bock Lumber Company No. 1 that will allow steam to operate on a long-term basis in North Judson.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is delighted to announce that the Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad has donated locomotive no. 818 to the museum. The locomotive is a welcome addition to its growing fleet of historic equipment. It is currently operational and will remain in service, hauling freight until it is ready for delivery to the museum.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is pleased to announce that it has signed a new agreement with the owners of the Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad. The museum will continue to lease a five-mile section of track between North Judson and English Lake.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is very pleased to announce the impending arrival of two unique diesel locomotives. BL2 locomotives 52 and 56 had previously operated on the Saratoga and North Creek Railway in New York and have been acquired by the museum through a lease arrangement with a private owner.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is very pleased to announce its plans to restore one of Indiana’s most famed diesel locomotives. Monon DS-50 has officially joined the museum’s roster with plans to bring the locomotive back to life.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum has acquired a piece of history with special significance. An original builder’s plate for Chesapeake & Ohio steam engine no. 2789 has been reunited with the locomotive. The locomotive is the crown jewel of the museum’s collection.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Significant Achievement Award – Freight Car by the HeritageRail Alliance for its program of rehabbing and painting freight cars. The award was presented to the museum during the HRA Spring Conference Virtual Symposium. A plaque recognizing the museum’s achievement will be presented at a later date.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum is pleased to announce a special display of its most prized possession – Chesapeake & Ohio steam locomotive no. 2789. The locomotive will be on display for one day only at the museum’s park along State Road 10 in North Judson, Indiana, on Saturday, October 17, 2020.
The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum has been awarded a grant by the Indiana Arts Commission and the Indiana Destination Development Corporation. The amount awarded by the grant is $12,944.28. The grant was submitted and approved through the Arts, Cultural & Destination Marketing Organization Grant Program.