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Southeastern Railway Museum announces first annual Haunted Train

September 30, 2004
For Immediate Release (Duluth, Ga.).

The Southeastern Railway Museum is inviting ghosts, goblins & ghouls to visit the museumís first annual Haunted Train.

The event will feature ghostly displays cooking in the museumís World War II era Army troop kitchen car, ghosting in various coaches and giving nightmares in the sleeper cars. The addition of an evening hay ride aboard the museumís restored caboose train will let everyone experience haunting on the rail. Refreshments will be available as well.

Admission will be $10 and proceeds from the event will be split between the museum and the Foster Childrenís Foundation, Inc. Hours for the event are: Friday & Saturday evenings October 22, 23, 29 & 30 from 7pm Ė 11pm.

 

About: Foster Children's Foundation Inc. P. O. Box 2469, Duluth, GA 30096

Phone: (770) 623-6135 or visit http://www.fosterchildrensfoundation.org. Started in 2000 and incorporated in 2003, the foundations mission is To combine efforts of public, business and the private sector to identify and bridge the gap between available resources and the economic, environmental, educational and emotional needs of foster children. Located on Duluth Highway, the foundation enjoys broad community support as it works to raise public awareness and meet the needs of foster children in our community.


The Southeastern Railway Museum has been in operation since 1970 and is "Georgia's Official Transportation History Museum". The museum has over 80 other pieces of retired railway rolling stock including vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, private business cars, a World War II army troop kitchen, wooden freight cars, railway post office car and maintenance of way equipment. Many other items from Georgiaís transportation history are also presented on the museumís 30-acre site.

Trains rides aboard restored cabooses are complementary with admission.


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