We’re pleased to report that this week’s track work project has successfully completed and we plan to operate the demonstration train ride on Saturday. A big THANK YOU to Stephen Warner (the museum’s volunteer Track Supervisor) and the team from contractor (Rapid Track) for all their hard work this week to improve the museum’s track […]
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11-Aug-2016 … We apologize, the track maintenance crew is still in the process of replacing a switch that connects our demonstration train ride to one of our storage/exhibit tracks and we will NOT operate train rides today. We expect to complete this project shortly which will improve the quality of the ride as well as […]
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The City of Duluth has announced that the new traffic signal at West Lawrenceville St and Main St/SR120 is scheduled to go live at 10am Thursday, July 14th. This is the intersection just across the railroad track from Buford Hwy that has been a 3 way stop previosly. Please use caution in this area and […]
Robert Aulicky Everybody is wondering and asking about the Park Train. I can report the problems are under repair on two different fronts, track and mechanical. On the track side work started on the track between Howell Station and the trestle behind Duluth Depot. The objective was to replace every other tie with a good […]
John Marbury It was my pleasure to meet J.R. through the Southeastern Railway Museum. Though we were both employees of the Southern Railway and Norfolk Southern for years, our paths never crossed until the museum gave us the opportunity. J.R., shown here with his lovely wife Sarah, circa 1943 per J.R., was very proud of […]
Lloyd Neal J.R. Shipp was born on a farm close to the railroad tracks in Hiram, Georgia on January 2, 1926. He decided that farm work was not for him. He wanted a job. When old enough he left home to work at the old Sears on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta. While working […]
Featured program this month will be police cars. Tickets are available at ThunderTix
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