Organization  Southeastern Railway Museum
Phone  770-476-2013
FAX  770-573-3754

Duluth, GA May 15,2008 For immediate release.

The museum is invites you to join us for

Locomotive Celebration! June 7 and 8, 2008  This will be a celebration of locomotives old and new and in particular the arrival of Stone Mountain RR #104 (General II). The event this year will feature...

  • Train Rides
  • Locomotive Tattoos
  • Kids Locomotive Craft
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Locomotive "Tours"
  • Food and Drinks
  • Welcome Ceremony and Cake (while it lasts!)
  • Sat 10a-5p, Sun Noon-5p

About the museum:
 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. Transit history is represented with a cross section of busses and trolleys from the early 1900's through the mid 1980's. The museum is also home to MARTA's historic bus fleet which includes busses from many of the predecessor systems to MARTA. Many other items from Georgia's transportation history are also presented on the museum's 35-acre site. 

The museum is open  Thursday - Saturday from 10am - 5pm.

The museum is located at 3595 Buford Hwy in Duluth. Directions:  From I-85 northbound, exit at Pleasant Hill Road.  Turn left (west), pass Gwinnett Place Mall, and continue approx. 3 miles to Buford Highway (US 23).  Turn right (north) on Buford Highway.  Travel approx. mile to Peachtree Road, turn left, cross railroad tracks, then turn right into museum entrance.

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