Updates

2024

Mar 20 T-Shirts now available for sale!  (visit the merchandise page for more information!)

Mar 9 Restore the 4 presented about #4's history and the project at the Railroad History Seminar held at Sequim's Dungenesss River Nature Center.

Feb 24 Restore the 4 had a booth promoting the project at the model train show in Monroe, WA

Feb 9 Rotary Nor'Westers donate $10,000 to the project!

2023

Dec 31 The First phase was completed!  The asbestos has been fully removed and we can now start work on the restoration!

Dec 14  The first phase of the project has kicked off!!  The contractor assembled scaffolding and tented the locomotive for asbestos removal work.

Nov 29 Radio Pacific interviewed Corey Delikat, City of Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Director, for updates on the project.  Story is here.

Nov 23 The Forks Forum covered the project and provided a community update:  https://www.forksforum.com/news/restore-the-4

Nov 21 Port Angeles City Council approves contract for asbestos removal!

Oct 18 City will open bids for the asbestos remediation this week!

Sept 29 Anonymous donor commits to a grant of $1 per person that signs the RestoreThe4 guestbook.

Aug 7 KONP Radio's The Todd Ortloff Show featured an interview with the project team talking about the project and what needs to be done.

                        https://www.myclallamcounty.com/episode/08-08-2023-rayonier-locomotive-restore-the-masonic-temple/  Thank you Todd!

Jul 19         Radio Pacific covered the project kickoff on their website:  www.myclallamcounty.com

Jul 13 The community fundraising drive kicked off with advertising on Facebook.  The first weekend brought in about $875!  Not bad for only advertising

on one medium.

Jul 5 The City Council approved the project and set the wheels in motion

2022

October Rayonier Inc, through its Community Fund, pledges a grant of $8,000.  Rayonier presented a check for the first installment to the representatives

of North Olympic Peninsula Railroaders at their Community Fund Breakfast in Forks. (Photo on the Photos page).

March Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board awards the first funds to the project, a $2500 grant.