Here comes the Caboose!

Southeastern Railway Museum announces Caboose Days 2010





Southeastern Railway Museum


WHO/WHAT:

Caboose Days



WHEN/WHERE:

Saturday & Sunday 

April 10 & 11, 2010

10am - 5pm

SOUTHEASTERN TRAIN MUSEUM

3595 Buford Hwy

Duluth, GA 30096

ABOUT THE Event:



The Southeastern Railway Museum announces Caboose Days (April 10 & 11) celebrating Cabooses,  the folks that lived and worked there and the return of 3 day weeks at the museum. This year’s event will be Saturday & Sunday, April 10th & 11th. Hours are 10am - 5pm.

Activities included free with admission are:  Cookies & Juice on the Caboose, Caboose themed arts & crafts, temporary caboose tattoos, a caboose hunt, caboose fun facts and a caboose slide show.  Please visit the museum's website for photos.

January through March,  the museum is open for general admission ONLY on Saturdays, 10am - 5pm . Train rides on restored cabooses are normally available. Please visit our website for information on seasonal days & hours, updates to events, and information on having  birthday parties.



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 through December 31. Effective January 2, 2010, the museum will operate on it's restricted winter schedule (open ONLY on Saturday, 10am – 5pm, each week).

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 entrance.

For maps or more information please visit the museum's website... www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org.



CONTACT:

Southeastern Railway Museum

770-476-2013

admin@srmduluth.org


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