Steam Locomotive Project




In March, 2018, a group of individuals and Marin County organizations, including the Mill Valley Historical Society, placed the winning bid in an auction for a 97-year-old Heisler steam locomotive that is the last remaining piece of original equipment on Earth from the Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway.  Since 1953, the locomotive has been sitting outdoors on the town square in Scotia, California, about 200 miles North of Mill Valley.  We are now making plans and raising money to move and restore the locomotive, and then relocate it back to its original home somewhere along the path of the mountain railway.  VISIT LOCOMOTIVE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES HERE

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  1. Jed Smith on October 5, 2018 at 11:20 am

    Please let me know when you have estimates for moving the train and it’s restoration, remaining costs. I’d be interested in significantly supporting the effort.

  2. Timothy Wood on October 7, 2018 at 1:31 pm

    Is there a latest update on the No. project? I am interested in donating, but want to make sure the project is still active.

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