In December 2017, Restore The Magic acquired Lady, a large scale wooden train prop utilized in the 2000 feature film Thomas and the Magic Railroad. Following this, our organization refocused our mission from being a fan driven movement for an unreleased version of Thomas and the Magic Railroad to a ... Read More
In December 2017, Restore The Magic acquired Lady, a large scale wooden train prop utilized in the 2000 feature film Thomas and the Magic Railroad. Following this, our organization refocused our mission from being a fan driven movement for an unreleased version of Thomas and the Magic Railroad to a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization educating the public about the vast history of railway representation in media. The planned interactive exhibit will feature over 100 years of props, costumes, first edition books, and more to tell a cohesive story and showcase how real life railways and engines have inspired some of the world's favorite stories and songs.
Our dedicated Board of Directors has a wide range of experience in museum exhibits, theatrical tours, special events, and interactive programming that allows Restore The Magic to create a unique and beautifully crafted experience that all ages can enjoy. A full exhibit and further acquisitions is currently on hold until the restoration of the film prop (Lady) is completed.
In November 2017, the large scale model of Lady was located in Southern California, after being presumed missing for 17 years. In the alternate universe-type story, Lady (voiced by Britt Allcroft) is a magical engine that connects the worlds of Shining Time and the Island of Sodor, and has been missing for decades. With the incredible assistance of the Thomas Fan Community, we were able to purchase the engine and transport her to a temporary facility! However, her journey is far from over…
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Eric Scherer is the CEO of Restore The Magic His passion for trains began as a toddler when he became fascinated with Thomas the Tank Engine Eric and his team utilized this passion to make Restore The Magic a nonprofit organization to celebrate railways in media
You're my roommate
I want to see Lady restored to her former glory.
Lady has been a part of my life for years. I want her to be restored so bad. I eventually hope she'll be in the T&F series soon. So I wanted to do my part to make the magic come true. Like Lady said ," Helping each other brings to life the magic in all of us."
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