The sound of a steam whistle permeated through Duluth’s crisp morning air for the first time in 15 years as steam returned to the Southeastern Railway Museum. Jeddo Coal Co. No. 85, a guest locomotive […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
Two-wheeled, animal-powered, wooden ‘log carts’ were used in the timber industry from the late 1800s up to the mid 1900s. Log carts could be found in a number of states in a variety of designs and wheel sizes. These could be powered by mules, horses, or oxen. […]