Roundhouse News

This category describes current events and news at AoSR that is not the seasonal Roundhouse Reports.

Roundhouse Report – Summer 2021

Roundhouse Reports Roundhouse Report – Summer 2021 Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum — Mechanical Department Restorations Work continues on former McCloud/Yreka Western #19, 2-8-2 locomotive this spring. The interior of the boiler is in the process of being descaled and inspected for any repairs or adjustments. The preliminary inspection shows the boiler courses to be …

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Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum Hires New Executive Director

Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum Hires New Executive Director June 22, 2021 “ The Board of Directors of The Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter J. Poremba as its new Executive Director “ said Bill Strawn, Board Chairman. “ Mr. Poremba brings a 35 year railroad career …

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Reading Camelback No. 1187

Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum Receives Its 23rd Steamer

Roundhouse Reports Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum Receives Its 23rd Steamer Previous Next Earlier today the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum in Sugarcreek, Ohio, safely unloaded its newest acquisition, a rare Reading Railroad “Camelback” steam locomotive #1187 constructed in 1903. It is the 23rd steam locomotive acquired for Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum’s collection, and …

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Iron & Ales Event

Iron and Ales at the Roundhouse Hey Mavis Previous Next Sample local ales from Hoodletown (Dover, OH), Lockport (Bolivar, OH) and Five Barrel Bullet Brewing Co. (New Philadelphia, OH) while  snacking on appetizers courtesy of Pure Heaven LLC and enjoying the music of Ohio folk artists Hey Mavis. All while being surrounded by the “Iron Horses” of the Roundhouse …

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Bessemer & Lake Erie No.643 Update

Roundhouse Reports Bessemer & Lake Erie No.643 Update Boiler and Chassis separated643’s Tender in the Back ShopThe Tender’s “Doghouse” Previous Next The winter months and holidays have slowed the movement of B&LE #643 running gear and boiler arrival to the Roundhouse.  However, behind the scenes efforts continue to work out all the intricacies with local …

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