History is at risk of fading away

Our mission is to save it for the next generation.

For over 20 years, railroad contractor Next Generation Rail Services has provided dedicated restoration, preservation and operations services for railroad preservation and steam locomotive repair efforts throughout the country. Our academic approach, respect for the best standards and practices, and passion for our industrial heritage inform every decision we make.

Whether an initial inspection, display stabilization, development of a mechanical or operational training program or a complete restoration, Next Generation Rail Services can handle any task for your community, tourist railroad, museum or project.

Jason Sobczynski,
Next Generation Rail Services

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

We’re experienced in preserving, rehabilitating and restoring passenger cars, steam and diesel locomotives, historic structures, turntables and much more.

STEAM LOCOMOTIVE REPAIR

Our experience in running gear, tramming, boilermaking, pipefitting, engineering, machining, welding, fabrication and training has powered over a dozen steam locomotives on variety of museums and across mainlines everywhere.

EQUIPMENT RELOCATION

We’re experienced in preserving, rehabilitating and restoring passenger cars, steam and diesel locomotives, historic structures, turntables and much more.

REMEDIATION COORDINATION

Our experience in running gear, tramming, boilermaking, pipefitting, engineering, machining, welding, fabrication and training has powered over a dozen steam locomotives on variety of museums and across mainlines everywhere.

CLIENT LIST

Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth, Georgia
Henry Ford/Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan
Coastal Heritage Society Preservation
Kershaw Manufacturing
Kettle Moraine Scenic Railroad
Skagway, Arkansas
City of Gainesville, Georgia
Grand Canyon Railway
Midcontinent Railway
New Hope & Ivyland
Steamtown National Historic Site
Tennessee Valley Railroad
Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society
Midwest Railway Preservation Society
Nashville Steam
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

3 days ago
Union Pacific Railroad

More historic than most any steam project!

We were honored to participate in the funeral procession for President George H.W. Bush.

1 week ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Some good people in this image!

In December we will be celebrating the 75th birthday of C&O 2716. During the month, we will be looking back at the colorful history of this historic locomotive. Please consider making a donation to ... See more

2 weeks ago

When the extremes of heat and cold spectacularly combine in one image.

C&O 614T operated by American Coal Enterprises during performance testing in 1985.

2 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

This is just SO cool!

Tyler does amazing work.

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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Kentucky Steam!

2 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Not even December Santa has already made a delivery

November 20th, 2018 - Henderson, KY -

Kentucky Steam Receives Donation to Aid In Restoration of C&O 2716

Big Rivers Electric Corporation, a member-owned, nonprofit electric generation and ... See more

3 weeks ago

Anyone for coffee?

Great day with William and Jakob in the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. toolcar. Always nice to take a break and re-energize.

3 weeks ago

In my travels I have many opportunities to try new products out, check out this windshield cleaner! 😉

3 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

Is this real? Thank you CSX!

Thanks to CSX, the steam support consist has arrived at our new home in Ravenna, Kentucky this afternoon. Learn more here: http://www.kentuckysteam.org/krh

3 weeks ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

So close to home!

Thanks to an amazing collaboration of multiple companies, the KSHC "Steam Support Train" has made the trek from Anderson, Indiana to Winchester, Kentucky. The three cars - auxiliary water car, tool ... See more

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