As a volunteer organization, we rely heavily on the support of our visitors and our members. All donations are greatly accepted and help us tremendously. Donations of railroad related items include appropriate labeling of the donor, and all donations are financial support are recognized in our museum and shop and at our many events.

Board of Directors during the 2018 November Potluck
(L-R) James Farnham, Andrew Packee, Moe Griswold, Steve Hormann, Garry Farnham, Blair Reynolds, Brian Forrest

How can I support FTVRR?

Become a Member

  • Our members are the best part of our organization. They are what keep Engine No. 1 going and are the ones who operate the Tanana Valley Railroad Museum. By becoming a member you help our organization in a million ways! Get the Membership Application & Renewal Form below.


  • All donations of railroad related items, time, resources, as well as financial support help to keep our operation going strong to greet each visitor with a welcome smile and a wealth of knowledge. Donations, like those of the Sustaining Donor Program,  can be brought to our museum or mailed to P.O. Box 84498 Fairbanks, AK 99708


  • Our museum relies on volunteers to welcome visitors and give tours. During our Operation Days volunteers are needed to assist in the Operation of Engine No. 1 . All volunteers are trained and are given the necessary materials needed at no cost to them. To volunteer please contact us today!

Kroger Community Rewards Programs (YX224)

  • Link your Kroger account with FTVRR and every time you shop at a Kroger store like Fred Myers or City Market a portion of your shopping experience is donated to FTVRR at no additional cost to you! Member # YX224 Contact us for help and questions.

Amazon Smile Program

  • Link your Amazon account to FTVRR and shop on Amazon Smile and a portion of your shopping experience is donated to FTVRR at no additional cost to you! Contact us for help and questions.
(L-R) Art Chase, James Farnham, and Moe Griswold working on the flatcar, March 2018.