This year has been full of challenges and is one like no other we’ve experienced in a long time. For American Steam Railroad, it was one where you, the supporters, have shown through these difficult times. In the past 12 months, volunteers have given over 1,800 hours to help with the restoration of Reading Company 4-8-4 2100, along with donors contributing in record numbers. With each passing work session, the locomotive is moving closer to steaming up. Here is a list of the highlighted work done this past year:Read More
Calling all artists! We’re celebrating 2100’s 75th birthday this year in grand style. To mark her Black Diamond Birthday this September, we’re holding a t-shirt design contest to commemorate this special occasion. The winner of the contest will get $100, a one-year membership to American Steam Railroad, and a shirt featuring the winning design! The winning design will also be sold in our online gift store and will help with the restoration efforts of ASR. Read More
We picked up a critical piece of the 2100 at the Elgin County Railway Museum last weekend! The 2100 was on display here for several years and now the stoker will be reassembled as part of the locomotive’s restoration.
Show your support of the American Steam Railroad with these stylish Reading 2100 shirts! With a style influenced by the Reading Railroad’s late era marketing, these shirts are some of the most attractive railroad wares around.
These shirts will be available to order online for $15.00 on November 30th.
Email us to let us know if you’re interested in ordering.