|There are many towers that have been restored,are in the process of being restored or have been made into museums or serving other purposes.The following is a list of them and it is by no means exhaustive. If you know of any restored towers please submit and I'll post it. The Harrisburg PA chapter of the NRHS has restored Harris tower.
Haley Terre Haute IN
Spring Hill Terre Haute IN
These two towers have been preserved and are owned by the same group. http://wvrrm.org
AC Marion OH
The tower has been moved across the diamond and "shortened" down a story. It is in conjunction with the Marion depot restoration. A lot of work has been done and the model board and levers(a Taylor electric machine) looks like new.
Restored and moved to railroad museum at Connersville IN
CP 3Y Pittsburgh
When Jeff Gast and I did our "tower blitz" back in 2002 word was someone was wanting to buy the tower,which sits along a bike trail,and turn it into an ice cream/refreshment store,using the third story as an observation area. I'm not aware that this has happened,if the tower was destroyed or what.
Restored and moved from Sherman TX to Grapevine TX
Privately owned and moved to a lot on his lumber company.When I was there in 2002 only the outside had been restored. Not sure if he was going to undertake a full inside restore job or not.
According to reports this is a very good restoration.
VC Portland OR.
Restored and top floor used for train watching
Hohman AV IN
Word was that funding for saving the tower fell through and the tower has been demolished.
SONO museum South Norwalk CT.
A beautiful restore job,lots of time money an effort went into this.
Tower 17 Rosenberg TX.
They have restored the tower and have other railroad items an activities.
East Stroudsburg Railroad Tower Society
Hoosier Valley Museum Located at North Judson Indiana. Grasselli tower was moved from East Chicago to here in 2007.
This is a class A job,not only in appearance but in operation. Here is the link. harrisburgnrhs.org
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