Corry R.A.I.L.S. (Corry Rail and Industrial Legacy Society) formed in 2016 with a purpose of finding some unique Corry related artifacts and bringing them home to demonstrate and display. 

Six months after forming we had settled on what we hoped would be our first artifact … Project “A”…to attempt to purchase a rare Climax Locomotive Class “A” built in Corry in 1902.

In mid 2018 we visited it in Alaska and over the next year we achieved various stages in negotiations until we had a signed Agreement in August of 2019, while at the same time raising funds for its purchase and retrieval. In the Fall of 2019 we were back in Alaska to begin arranging for the packing and shipping in June of 2020.

… and then the fun and real work will begin. We originally formed as a Committee within Impact Corry, a non-profit 501(c)(3) and soon we will become a separate stand-alone non-profit. 

Updates on our progress, photos, merchandise and opportunities will be shared at this site as well as on our facebook and instagram pages. 

Corry, PA’s Rail and Industrial History

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Donations via PayPal

Corry RAILS is a 501c3 charitable organization. Your donations are tax deductible. We thank you for your support.

If you prefer, donations can be mailed. Please see below.

Other Opportunities to be Involved

Corry RAILS invites you to be a part of the Climax A-313 Project. Please become a member of the Climax “A” Club, and consider becoming a donor at your choice of level.


Your donations allow Corry RAILS to continue their mission to locate, procure and share parts of Corry’s rich industrial and rail history. Please use the form below if you would like to donate. (You may also donate via the PayPal link at the top of the page)
PO Box 313, Corry PA 16407

Online form:
Corry RAILS Donation Pledge Form

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Climax “A” Club

Be a part of the fun…Become a member of the Climax “A” Club with a separate donation of at least $5.00 plus $1.00 postage. which will help with this project. You will receive:
~Club Membership card
~Name and eMail on our contact list
~Possible special “Club Only” events
~Possible special discounts

Online form:
Climax “A” Club Membership Form

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PO Box 313, Corry PA 16407


Corry RAILS has several items for sale in support of our project to return the
Climax A-313 to its hometown and its restoration.
Payments and Donations will be accepted via credit card.

Items are also available for sale at events where Corry Rails participates

You can also purchase our merchandise at Hiram’s on Center Street in Corry

Proceeds of your purchase is a donation to the completion of Corry RAILS projects.

LifeStory of the Climax A-313

A detailed version of the Climax A-313’s story can be found here & below the slideshow

Read a more detailed version of the story here or download the tri-fold brochure.