Dedicated to Sharing the Heritage of Redwood Empire Railroading
I don't remember if THA has a Heisler Locomotive in their stable in Samoa? One is for sale in Thomas, West Virginia. D.F.Barnhardt and Associates are brokering the sale and information about it is on their website at www.trains-trams-trolleys.com, click on "Equipment", then on "Locomotives" Reference #2015.
Some museums set up a separate trust to handle the purchase and restoration of a major project like this one so that it doesn't compete with the general museum fundraising efforts.