Organization  Southeastern Railway Museum
Phone  770-476-2013
FAX  770-573-3754
E-mail  admin@srmduluth.org
URL  www.srmduluth.org

January 20, 2009   Duluth, GA for immediate release.

The Southeastern Railway Museum announces a month long celebration of Railroaders History to occur during February.  There will be new exhibits and railway/railroad workers (both active and retired) will be admitted free during the month of February.

 


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. 

From January through March, the museum is open  ONLY on  Saturdays. Hours are  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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