Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum

Roundhouse Tours

Roundhouse Tours Step back in time to explore the Age of Steam Roundhouse with one of our knowledgeable interpreters. Take in the sights, sounds, and smells of this authentic 20th century Roundhouse. Learn the fundamentals of steam locomotives, experience the storied past of the railroad, and connect with American industrial heritage. Roundhouse tours are offered …

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Ferroequinologist Tours

The Ferroequinologist Tour An extended three-hour long guided tour of the Age of Steam Roundhouse including our collection of Steam Locomotives, Restoration Shop, Turntable, Machine Shop, and Store House. This tour is an in-depth look at the technical aspects concerning steam engineering, locomotive mechanics, industrial heritage, railroad history, and roundhouse architecture. Note: The Ferroequinologist Tour …

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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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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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