Southeastern Railway Museum has limited space
for new train crew volunteers
March 11, 2004
For Immediate Release (Duluth, Ga.).
The museum is pleased to announce a limited number of seats for new
volunteers training to serve on the museum's train crew. Class size is limited to 15 people.
Class room session on rules, safety, radio operations will be held on Monday, April 5 at 7:30 at the museum. This will be followed by a hands on
training session on Saturday, April 10 starting at 1:30pm. You must attend
both sessions in order to begin "cub" (apprentice) training.
There is NO fee for the class, however the museum's insurance regulations
require that all persons participating be members of the Atlanta Chapter,
NRHS, Inc. and membership applications will be available at the Monday night
session. Museum regulations also require that train crew members hold a valid drives license.
For more information, please contact Dale Grice, the museum operations manager, at
email@example.com or evenings at phone
Southeastern Railway Museum, 3595 Peachtree Road, Duluth, (7700
476-2013. The museum has operated since 1970 and has been designated "Georgia's Official
Transportation History Museum" by the state legislature. The museum was
also recognized in 2003 as the Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau
Attraction of the Year.
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.