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
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. ¼ mile to Peachtree Road,
turn left, cross railroad tracks, then turn right into museum