Join the Community Effort

Love trains? Curious about what’s going on with locomotive restorations? Passionate about educating people on history, science and education? Volunteer with the Society!

Volunteers make our projects possible. They will also make it possible for us to grow in the future.

Check the website for upcoming volunteering opportunities and special events, or join our mail list to stay in the loop.

Why Volunteer with the society?

  • Discover what goes on at the ALCO Historical and Technical Society’s museum behind the scenes
  • Work towards AHTS’s mission
  • Meet others who are passionate about the American Locomotive Company’s history
  • Gain valuable, hands-on experience
  • Network with professionals and other volunteers

What Do Volunteers Do?

  • Help in restoration projects and other museum exhibits special events.
  • Join the events committee and help organize all kinds of events and activities, from a community picnic to the annual Rails Along the Mohawk Train Show.
  • Educate and interact with visitors
  • Conduct research on conservation projects
  • Take photos at special events