Railroaders Memorial Museum http://www.railroadcity.com Altoona Pennsylvania Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:51:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Furious Fourth WWII http://www.railroadcity.com/furious-fourth-wwii-living-history-group/ Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:48:01 +0000 http://www.railroadcity.com/?p=13224 Commemorate Veterans Day Weekend at the Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark with the Furious Fourth WWII Living History Group!

Come see a military garrison on site with reenactors, participate in family activities. Learn about Operation Pastorius—the June 1942 Nazi plot to blow up the Curve. Entrance is included in regular site admission. All veterans with verifying credentials will receive free admission to the Horseshoe Curve site throughout the weekend.

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Uncovering PA http://www.railroadcity.com/uncovering-pa/ Tue, 09 Aug 2016 01:51:26 +0000 http://www.railroadcity.com/?p=13101 Jim Cheney is a traveler, writer, photographer, and resident of Pennsylvania. He started UncoveringPA.com in August 2013 to help uncover the best things to see and do in Pennsylvania. His goal is to provide readers with honest information about the best place to visit in Pennsylvania.

Jim recently visited Altoona and the Railroaders Memorial Museum. Below is an excerpt from his article.

I also really appreciated how many interactive elements there were at the museum. I have no doubt that people of all ages who have even a passing interest in trains would enjoy this museum.

If you have time after visiting the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona, take the short drive over to the Horseshoe Curve on the outskirts of town. This spot is what brought the railroad to Altoona and made the Pennsylvania Railroad such an important company. A visit here adds to the Altoona railroading experience and makes for a great day for train fans visiting Altoona.

To read the full article visit visit www.uncoveringpa.com/railroaders-memorial-museum-altoona.

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Blood Drive http://www.railroadcity.com/blood-frenzy-blood-drive-2/ Mon, 08 Aug 2016 23:01:16 +0000 http://www.railroadcity.com/?p=13061

Blood Frenzy Blood Drive

Help us reach our goal of 35 pints during ZombieTown USA!

We Need Your Help

More than ever, the Red Cross needs our help. The Red Cross is fighting through an emergency blood shortage and your donation can make all the difference for patients in need. Eligible donors with types O, B negative or A negative blood are especially needed.

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RapidPass – Save Lives in Less Time

Complete your pre-reading and donation questions online with RapidPass, a new tool that allows blood donors to help save lives in less time. RapidPass allows you to start the blood donation process from the comfort of your home or office and save time at the donation site.

The process is simple, just read the following information and complete the questions online, then print your RapidPass and bring it with you or show it on your mobile device.

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Land of Ozz

Don’t miss Land of Ozz, the ultimate Ozzy Osbourne Tribute Band on Friday, August 26 during ZombieTown USA.

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Lightner Electronics http://www.railroadcity.com/11241/ http://www.railroadcity.com/11241/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:20:24 +0000 http://www.railroadcity.com/?p=11241 We would like to thank Lightner Electronics Inc. for donating their time and great work to the Museum Lobby Show.

Visit Lightner Electronics online at www.lightnerelectronics.com.

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Curry Rail Service http://www.railroadcity.com/curry-rail-service/ http://www.railroadcity.com/curry-rail-service/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:14:08 +0000 http://www.railroadcity.com/?p=11236 We would like to say a special thank you to Curry Rail Service for their continued support and generosity to the Railroaders Memorial Museum. Visit Curry Rail Service online at www.curryrail.com.

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Alive@5 2015 Lineup http://www.railroadcity.com/alive5-lineup/ http://www.railroadcity.com/alive5-lineup/#respond Thu, 09 Apr 2015 18:56:11 +0000 http://www.railroadcity.com/?p=9955 Mark your calendars, here is our 2015 lineup!

  • Friday June 5-Bret Michaels: Rockin’ for Little Hearts 3, Sponsored by Railroaders Memorial Museum, Benefiting the Heart Institute of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Friday June 19 – Bad Medicine Bon Jovi Tribute with This Albatross
  • Friday July 3rd – Pistol Peg and the Beer Kegs and Ole 97 Johnny Cash Tribute
  • Friday July 17th – Tusk Fleetwood Mac Tribute with Shallow 9
  • Friday July 31st – Kashmir Led Zepplin Tribute with The Sitch,
  • Friday August 14th – Draw the Line Aerosmith Tribute with Seventh Gear

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