City invites artists to document Rail Yards before renewal

By Steve Knight / Journal Staff Writer Published: Friday, September 21st, 2018 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — City officials are giving more than 50 local artists access to the Albuquerque Rail Yards this weekend with their supplies and equipment to document the historic site before redevelopment begins. During a Friday news...
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Boilers fired up in old Santa Fe 2926

Boilers fired up in old Santa Fe 2926 By Ollie Reed Jr. / Journal Staff Writer Published: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 6:03pm Updated: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 10:22pm ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For the first time since the 1950s, old Santa Fe 2926 is letting off some steam....
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New life for La Castañeda in Las Vegas, N.M.

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — For some 50 years, La Castañeda was considered the queen of Las Vegas, N.M. — an architectural diamond that welcomed locals and visitors alike during the days when train travel reigned. The high and mighty dined alongside the hoi polloi in the hotel’s restaurant and...
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12 Breathtaking Train Trips

For travelers who want to sit back and soak up eyefuls of captivating scenery, nothing beats a scenic train trip. We asked die-hard rail fan Jim Loomis — author of All Aboard: The Complete North American Train Travel Guide — to help us compile this whistle-stop tour of train...
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Presidents Message

Dear all, Happy New Year,  Wheels is making progress with funding now available for planning the code improvements for the building. We are working on funding to do the work, and are part of the way there.   We are seeking people who can work on a ‘go fund me’...
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Dear WHEELS Volunteer

April 7, 2016 Dear WHEELS Volunteer, I want to thank you for all of your previous volunteer efforts on behalf of The WHEELS Museum. It has been such a joy working with you. We are making steady progress toward our goal of opening to the public, and as a...
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Belen Railroad Day

Learn about the past, present and future of railroading in Belen during Belen Railroad Day on Saturday, April 9 from Noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy several activities and events at various locations, including the Belen Harvey House Museum, Jaramillo Vineyards, the Belen Public Library, the Belen Art League and...
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Redevelopment of Albuquerque Rail Yard Planned

Historic Barelas railroad yards to undergo revitalization. Work space, restaurants, and performance venues planned, Mayor Richard J. Berry and City Council Isaac Benton announce. Mayor Richard J. Berry and City Councilor Isaac Benton announced the next steps in the future of the Albuquerque Rail Yards. Through a competitive procurement...
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The 8 issues holding up development at the Rail Yards

Dan Mayfield – Reporter Albuquerque Business First Several issues could hold up future development of the city’s Rail Yards, according to developer Jim Trump of Samitaur Constructs, the private developer of the area near Downtown. In a Rail Yards Advisory Committee hearing on Tuesday morning, Trump said bankers and...
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