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Southeastern Railway Museum announces March 2004 special events

Feb 25, 2004
For Immediate Release (Duluth, Ga.).

The Southeastern Railway Museum is pleased to announce March 2004 special events.

March 27 - 2nd Annual Caboose Festival. See special caboose exhibits as the museum celebrates the history of cabooses. Learn about the history of cabooses and see restored track maintenance "speeders" in action.

March 26 & 27 - "Romance on the Rails - Spring Fling" - The museum is taking reservations for limited number of tables for a romantic evening at the museum to celebrate the arrival of spring. This fundraiser dinner will include a choice of beverages (tea, Coke, coffee), Hors d'oeuvres, salad, choice of beef, chicken or fish entrée, and side items. Coffee & desert will round out the evening.

Dinner seating is limited to 9 tables at your choice of four different seating times. Seating is available Friday or Saturday, 6:30 & 9:00. A table for a couple is $125 and a table for 2 couples is $200. For reservations, please contact Kathy Sills with Casual Catering of Georgia at (770) 963-8106 or by email at

The museum has operated since 1970 and has been designated "Georgia's Official Transportation History Museum" by the state legislature. Two trains are displayed inside the main exhibit hall - one of 1920s vintage and the other from the 1950s. Over 80 other pieces of retired railway rolling stock including vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, private cars, a World War II troop kitchen, wooden freight cars, and maintenance of way equipment, are displayed on the museum's 30-acre site. Trains rides aboard restored cabooses are complementary with admission. The museum is accepting sponsorship applications for inclusion in the Wall of Honor that is being built and will be dedicated to all of the men and women who built, operated, and maintained all of the transportation systems that have made this country prosper and those who have helped preserve the history of transportation.

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