Guest locomotive steams at Duluth museum on Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 6-7
Series of concerts kicks off Sept. 22 during free admission day
Attendees can register for a free ticket through Smithsonian Magazine.
From The Executive Director Randy Pirkle Welcome to the Executive Director’s blog post for September, 2018. We’re changing format of our Crossings newsletter somewhat to broaden our audience and also to streamline its management. August has flown by with a number of developments and we’re excited about the upcoming fall activities at the museum. We appreciate all […]
No. 8954 will be the first SD45-2 diesel-electric to go on display at a museum.
by Randy Minter edited by Kristen Fredriksen The illustration below shows a simplified side view of Georgia Power #97, the 0-6-0 tank engine that operated at the Southeastern Railway Museum during the April to November season through the early 2000s. With Mack (Jeddo Coal Co. #85) coming to visit on September 29-30 and October […]
Now on temporary exhibit inside Building 1 at the Southeastern Railway Museum is an assortment of fare collection-related MARTA objects. Items on display include a bus fare collection box, two token machines, and two turnstiles. In the early era of the streetcar, a motorman and a conductor would work together on two-man cars – the […]
Press Release from the Duluth Historical Society Tuesday, August 28, 2018 celebrate and learn with us about our history and your history laid to rest in each of the cities or towns. The Duluth Historical Society invites representatives from each of the surrounding historical societies to attend. Plan now to join us and bring your […]
The Southeastern Railway Museum will host an assortment of visiting model railroad layouts from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Nov. 3-4 during the museum’s annual Model Railroad Days.
Southeastern Railway Museum volunteers and members of the North Georgia Modurail model railroad club are back at work on the HO model train layout. The Georgia & Tennessee Railroad was donated to SRM and the decision was made to replace to original museum layout that was showing some age and in constant need of repair. After a pause in construction, a new team, consisting of original and new members, is now focused on completing a model railroad available for public display and operation.
The Western Union #3558 tool car is almost ready for lettering.
Lettering for one of the museum’s historic railroad cars involves research to find in-service photographs or drawings made of the same or similar cars.