Help restore a legendary locomotive

NEWS UPDATE: The industrial sized batteries needed to operate #611 have been acquired and were placed in the locomotive November, 2023!

2023 Giving Season

is here

Our New Film:

Saving #611

#611, the last surviving diesel locomotive of the legendary Lehigh & New England Railroad, is an iconic industrial age machine. Learn more about #611 in our new film on YouTube.

Your donation can help speed the return of #611 to full operation

There are many ways to help support the restoration of #611. Visit our donation page to find out how you can join the effort to preserve #611.

Sponsorships are available

Corporations and individuals are welcome to sponsor the restoration of LNE #611 in a variety of ways. Visit our sponsorship page for details.

LNE #611

Come volunteer your time

We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to join in at our work site in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Whether you have locomotive restoration experience or not, there’s a role for you. Visit our volunteering page for more information.

#611 is seen in 1975 during her time at the Ford Motor Company’s River Rouge steel mill in Dearborn, Michigan.