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Mission Statement

The mission of the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc. is to establish a museum and other facilities for the purpose of displaying the design, development, operation and maintenance of steam railways and other steam operating facilities, and to provide education and training for those interested in the design, development, operation and maintenance of such facilities, and in general to promote an educational program for the general public in accorandance with such purposes.

Description

The Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc., is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit preservation society dedicated to the preservation and restoration of steam powered, light railway trains.

The Society owns and operates a light railway living museum on the grounds of the Sandley Light Railway Equipment Works, located a few miles north of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

The Society was formed in 1988 for the purpose of acquiring the Sandley Light Railway Equipment Works facilities, with the intent to open a living museum on the site.

The Society, now 250 members strong, continues to operate and improve the Riverside & Great Northern Railway, a living museum that attracts 20,000 visitors each year.

Society members come from all walks of life, and give generously of their time and talent to operate and maintain the museum, and advance the museum's preservation and conservancy efforts.

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http://www.dellstrain.com

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