Steam locomotive restoration and operation requires specialized knowledge, multi-disciplined talent and financial support. The Project 3713 partnership was crafted with these needs in mind which is why we have a diverse and experienced team leading the way.

Project 3713 Honorary Chairmen

Mr. Joseph Boardman – Former President & CEO, Amtrak

Mr. Joseph Hayter – President, Weaver Models

Project3713 Leadership

Mr. Ken Kertesz, Chairman – Chairman of Pennsylvania State Legislative Board of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen / Locomotive Engineer, Norfolk Southern Railroad

Mr. Norman J. Barrett – Trainmaster / Road Foreman of Engines ret., Delaware & Hudson RR

Mr. Robert Andres – Industrial Engineer / Quality Control Manager, Belrick Corp.

Mr. Robert John Davis – Executive Director, OgilvyOne

Steamtown National Historic Site 

Ms. Debbie Conway – Superintendent

Mr. Bruce Mowbray – Restoration Specialist

Mr. Tim O’Malley – Park Ranger

Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Railway Historical Society

Mrs. Vee Pauli – President

Mr. Carl Packer – Project Manager


In Memoriam

Honorary Chairman Mr. William Withuhn – Curator Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution