Calling all Shutterbugs

Southeastern Railway Museum announces first photo competition & exhibit.



Entry deadline: January 16, 2010

Exhibit & Judging February 1 – March 28, 2010

Southeastern Railway Museum


WHO/WHAT:

Southeastern Railway Museum Photo Competition



WHEN/WHERE:

Saturdays

February 1 – March 28, 2010

10am - 5pm

SOUTHEASTERN RAILWAY MUSEUM

3595 Buford Hwy

Duluth, GA 30096

ABOUT THE Event:


Come in from the weather and show off your photography skills. The rules are simple, photos must have been made at the Southeastern Railway Museum within the last two(2) years. More details and entry forms are available on the museum website (www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org) or at the museum. All entries become the property of the museum. Entry deadline is January 16, 2010.


Entries will be on exhibit and visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite entry during the exhibit (February & March). In addition to the judged entries, there will be a “people's choice” award during the museum's Caboose Days even April 10, 2010.


 

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  or email:    admin@srmduluth.org


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