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Southeastern Railway Museum announces The Hobo's Bar-B-Q

March 18, 2004
For Immediate Release (Duluth, Ga.).

The museum proudly announces it's first annual spring fundraiser "The Hobo's Bar-B-Q" to be held at the museum Saturday, April 24th from 6pm to 9pm. The Bar-B-Q will be served by Williamson Bros. Bar-B-Q. Music will be provided by Whistle Stop, and other groups. There will be door prizes. There will be a raffle that includes opportunities for a pair of Air-Tran tickets; a mountain cabin for a weekend, Bi-Plane rides and many more items.

Bar-B-Q tickets are $30 each. Raffle tickets are $6 each or 4 tickets for $20.

For tickets, please see a museum member, stop by the museum during business hours or call our reservations coordinator, Judy Pirkle at 770-622-7268. Seats are limited and advance tickets are required.

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.


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