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Southeastern Railway Museum announces June and July Special Events

April 27, 2004
For Immediate Release (Duluth, Ga.).

The museum is pleased to announce the following special events & promotions for June & July 2004:

  • June 19 - Dads day off. Moms admitted free with paying kids so dad can have a day off to enjoy himself
  • June 20 - Father's day brunch buffet. 11:30 - 1pm . For reservations and more information, please contact Kathy Sills with Casual Catering of Georgia at 770-963-8106
  • July 3 - Independence day celebration - Ice cream, watermelon, BBQ, & Blues as the museum celebrates America's independence. Members of armed services & public safety departments (Fire, police, EMS) admitted free in uniform with paying guest. 

 

Southeastern Railway Museum, 3595 Peachtree Road, Duluth, 770-476-2013. 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.


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