Preserving Our Railroad History
Blackhawk works with local
historical societies and museums,
sponsoring, creating and displaying
giving the public a historically
accurate view of our railroad history.
In addition to our own Spike & Tie and the items available in our Store,
Blackhawk works with authors, publishers and the local press,
providing historic documents
and photos from our archives.
Blackhawk is in the community, encouraging and promoting public awareness of railroads and the importance of our railroad history.
Blackhawk and individual members
are involved with projects
restoring individual pieces of
historic railroad equipment.
Blackhawk has been involved with numerous communities throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana,
assisting with their depot
In addition to these activities, Blackhawk members are also involved in: