Mark Reineke, a member of about three years, wanted to contribute in a meaningful way to help our project. He saw in our Newsletter that we were doing work at the turntable and that we needed to remove the remaining dirt out of the pit. So Mark, owner of Reineke Construction, a company that performs […]


July 26, 2023

A Big Thank You to Reineke Construction!

Crew in the pit

The Stagecoach Foundation is a non-profit organization based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico that provides film, TV, and video-industry experience through training and workforce development. They recently finished their “Steam. Stock. Sizzle.” reel that highlights footage of the locomotive steamed up! (Scroll to the bottom of the page to check out the video.) NMSL&RHS […]


May 14, 2023

Thank You Stagecoach Foundation!

Our 1-mile round trip fundraising excursion to Tractor Brewing Co. at Wells Park was a momentous, exciting, and successful event! We estimate that thousands came to see us move down the rails and to learn more about our organization and the locomotive. You can find local news coverage of the event on KOB Channel 4, […]


May 7, 2023

News coverage of our trip to Tractor!

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

Most of you know I haven’t submitted a progress report for several weeks. Mostly due to the work being repetitious most every week. We have been working on the locomotive jacketing for several years and recently more than in the past. I can now say that project is all but complete as volunteers install small […]


August 30, 2022

TW3 – August 29, 2022

We’ll be having our second Annual Safety Refresher session on Saturday, July 23, starting at 9 a.m. in the reefer conference area. The session will last approximately 1 hour.


July 12, 2022

Safety Training #2

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