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Find out how it all began,
from the construction of this engineering marvel to its heyday, decline and eventual destruction by fire. The rails are silent, but they will hum again!
 Join us in our mission to restore and preserve this national treasure. We have a membership level that's right for you.
There's always something fun going on in our Society. Make friends, make a difference, and have a blast!
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Mount Beacon Incline Railway Restoration Society
Post Office Box 1248, Beacon, New York 12508
Phone: 845.765.3262
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A fun place to learn about railroads, nature, our environment, and more! Hosted by Dutchess & Mattie, Mount Beacon's two incline railway cars.
September 13, 2013
Assemblyman announces NY State Capital Projects Grant for Incline Railway
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MBIRRS is a nonprofit, nongovernmental, nonsectarian organization classified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charity. All donations to MBIRRS are fully tax-deductible. MBIRRS is listed with GuideStar, which provides information that advances transparency and encourages charitable giving. Click the GuideStar logo to visit our page.
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Located in New York's majestic Hudson Highlands, the Mount Beacon Incline Railway is listed on the National Register of Historic PlacesDestroyed by fire in 1983, its ruins are owned and preserved by Scenic Hudson in its beautiful Mount Beacon Park.
 
Watch this video to learn about our restoration vision for this lost mountain railway!
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Want a unique item that captures the spirit of the railway, the mountain, the Highlands, and the mighty Hudson? Find the perfect item in our store.
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