The National Railway Historical Society’s 2023 Heritage Grant has been awarded to the New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society for our Support / Tool Car Conversion. NRHS recognizes the need for support equipment for steam operations as a locomotive alone isn’t enough. Thank You NRHS! Want to help out too? Check us out […]


May 2, 2023

NHRS Grant Award!

A local news station recently did a piece on us. Check us out!


April 21, 2023

See us on KRQE News 13

This year, for the first time, the NMSL&RHS took on the challenge of applying for New Mexico State Legislative Capital Outlay funds for performing work at the Albuquerque Rail Yards. After much work by John Roberts and Kristine Jacobus (and others) the NMSL&RHS is happy to announce that the State of New Mexico has allocated […]


March 17, 2023

New Mexico Approves Capital Outlay Funds for NMSL&RHS!

A big Thank You to member Marsha Marsden for making contact with Liz Burnam at “Visit Albuquerque,” a tourist promotion organization, and coordinating a tour for them at the restoration site. Liz, the volunteer coordinator, wanted to educate their volunteers about what we have to offer visitors to Albuquerque. Members of our board escorted groups […]


March 17, 2023

Welcome Visit Albuquerque!

The New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society (NMSL&RHS), owners and operators of the fully restored and operational steam locomotive 2926, has been hard at work at the Albuquerque Rail Yards! Working cooperatively with the City of Albuquerque and the WHEELS Museum, NMSL&RHS is moving forward with making the 1914 American Bridge Company turntable […]


March 6, 2023

Our work at the Albuquerque Rail Yards

May 6, 2020 Greetings steamers, I wanted to reach out to all of our members and support network. I hope all are well and have not been afflicted by this ornery virus. As of yesterday, at 12:00 p.m. and after approximately two and a half years of truck repair work, $10,000+ in transit costs from […]


May 6, 2020

Work Session Info

May 10, 2017 Since my last writing we are still dealing with those old pesky rigid staybolts and stud bolt leaks. We performed two low pressure water tests to work on the leaks we discovered during the last hydro. This past Wednesday we performed a normal hydro bringing the pressure up to 125% of operating […]


May 10, 2017

Work Session Status Week Ending 05/06/2017

March 1, 2016 Wednesday morning began with the arrival of Welch’s Boiler Services. A high capacity air compressor was rented and the boiler was pressurized to 60 PSI. Welch’s crew began rerolling some of the tubes on the front flue sheet. 2926 workers began soap testing previously tested areas and those not tested during the […]


March 1, 2016

Work Session Status Week Ending 02/27/2016

March 24, 2014 Hello all, This week we began installing jigs on the long welding table to start fabricating superheater piping. The first set of the large bifurcate assemblies was cut to length. Work continued on the lubrication distributors and two more are ready for paint and installation. Danny R. returned from vacation and began […]


March 24, 2014

Work Session Status Week Ending 03/22/2014

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