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.

1 month ago

EXTRA, EXTRA, a delightful article by Railway Heritage Magazine about the the move of NC&StL 576 from the Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation 's Centennial Park. The move was devised by Nashville ... See more

1 month ago
1969 Virginia Museum of Transportation receives rare C&O 2-6-6-6 Allegheny #1604 steam locomotive

Absolutely awesome! An Allegheny coming out of the N&W's East End Roanoke Shops!

This is the only video footage known to exist of the Chesapeake and Ohio 1604 being placed into the Virginia Museum ... See more

05/22/69

1 month ago
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Before much longer, this locomotive will again see the inside walls of a locomotive shop building. The former CSX car shop of the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. has never had an assembled steam ... See more

1 month ago
Carhartt

Did you know that Carhartt has a LONG history with steam railroading? They have had an almost century long presence in the city of Irvine, KY. A railroad Town through and through, and now home to the ... See more

We've always been committed to serving workers, and it all started with the railroad. From engineer to brakeman, they knew they could trust their Carhartt gear! #FBF

1 month ago
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Last Emma to ride the table in Ravenna, Ky. This was an excursion and the last passenger run with steam on the L&N.

1 month ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

62 years ago today, January 31st, 1957, C&O 2716 took a string of empty hopper cars from Russell to Paintsville, Kentucky. This was the last revenue steam run on the Chesapeake and Ohio.

In its two ... See more

1 month ago
Steam Update: The Big Boy is Back Together Again

With proper leadership, skill sets, and support..... magic happens.

https://youtu.be/Plt6UgVo9x4

Ed Dickens, head of the Union Pacific Steam Team, describes how the crew reconnected locomotive No. 4014's boiler and rear engine to its front engine. Read m...

2 months ago
Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp.

These...... might be handy

On January 16th and 17th, the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. successfully moved two vintage roller bearing equipped Buckeye trucks from Big Rivers Electric Corporation’s Coleman Station property in ... See more

2 months ago

The bearings of the locomotive are in such phenomenal shape, the engine rolled several inches into the wheel chocks as the weight came down off the ... See more

2 months ago
Nashville Steam

Hey, who is that messing up the shot? How fun it is top be a part of this!

No. 576 eases off the crossing to make room for the tender unload in the morning. Another productive today thanks to Mammoet!

Consider making a donation at the link below so the Stripe can move ... See more

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