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Railroad Museums
Description:
Railroad museums from around the world.
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This category is designated for railroad (or railway) museums specializing in the display of objects relating to railroad travel, whether passenger or freight. Most railroad museums exhibit interesting pieces of trains or track, work equipment, railroad models, and/or miscellaneous small items like dining car china or railroad uniforms. Any railroad, transportation or other museum that contains a railroad collection is eligible.

Railmuseums.com is a good resource for museums in North American and International locations.

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Instructions for Posting a Railroad Museums Waymark:
1. The name of the museum and its location should be included in the title. Generally this should be the city/town, state and/or country -- whatever is appropriate to its location.

The name of the museum and location in the title should be separated by a space dash space, as in this example:

Boston Museum of Transportation - Boston, MA

Waymarks submitted that do not follow this naming convention will be returned for revision.

2. Visit the museum and personally obtain accurate coordinates. These should be taken from the main entrance to the museum. If this is impossible for any reason, please state this in your description.

3. Provide two or more photographs of the museum displaying the museum building front (with the museum name) and a representative sample of railroad objects that comprise the collection. Photographs must be original and taken by you. A photograph of the museum admission ticket is highly encouraged.

4. A narrative description is required – please include as much information about the museum as you can, especially its unique features, history, theme, genre, type, specialty, etc. In other words, what type of railroad technology is on display here. Waymarks with no description will be returned for resubmission.

Exclusions:

1. Submissions that use photos obtained directly from an internet source will be denied.

2. A collection of railroad equipment without a building (or the equivalent thereof, such as a railroad car housing a collection) does not qualify.

3. Street cars, trams, light rail, interurbans, subway (heavy rail transit), rapid transit and similar collections do not qualify.

4. Libraries dedicated to railroad history do not qualify.

5. All others are subject to approval at the discretion of the category management team.

6. If you have a question about a museum's suitability for inclusion in this category, please send a note.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
1. Visit the museum. 2. Provide your thoughts/experience of this visit. 3. Provide a photograph of your visit to this museum. A GPSr photo is NOT required.
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Railroad Museums Rockdale I&GN Depot Museum - Rockdale, TX

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Step back in time and experience Rockdale as it was in the early 1900's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2022

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Monterey and Salinas Valley Railroad Museum - Salinas, CA

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A railway museum in Salinas, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/15/2022

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Major County Historical Society Railroad Museum - Fairview, OK

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This KCM & O Depot once served the town, and was moved to this location in the 1990s to serve as a railroad museum - in Fairview, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/5/2022

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Stonefort Depot Museums - Stonefort, IL

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Nice museum located in a retired railroad depot in Stonefort, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/8/2022

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Brunswick Heritage (Railroad) Museum - Brunswick MD

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In 2013, the name was changed to Brunswick Heritage Museum from the Brunswick Railroad Museum. The mission of the museum expanded to include the history of Brunswick, a company town of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/25/2022

last visited: 1/19/2022

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Railroad Museums Museo del Ferrocaril de Queretaro - Queretaro, Mexico

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This is a humble museum installed in the old railways station of Queretaro

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Querétaro, Mexico

date approved: 1/16/2022

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Cowan Railroad Museum - Cowan, Tennessee

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Located in the center of Cowan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/20/2021

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Ma & Pa Station (former) - Forest Hill, MD

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A historic former train station in Forest Hill, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/15/2021

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Roscoe Q&W Railway Museum - Roscoe, NY

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Ontario and Western Railway started in 1868 and ended in 1957.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/30/2021

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Walkersville Southern Railroad Museum- Walkersville MD

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The Walkersville Southern Railroad Museum is dedicated to promoting Maryland’s local railroad heritage. It is located on and around what was once a secondary line of the Pennsylvania Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: 10/18/2021

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Railroad Museums Gedser Remise, Gedser - Denmark

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Gedser Remise er et jernbanemuseeum der drives af frivillige jernbaneentusiaster - Gedser Remise roundhouse is a railroad museum run by volunteer railroad enthusiasts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 10/13/2021

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Gelders Smalspoormuseum - Heteren, NL

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The Gelderse Narrow Gauge Foundation (GSS) is a railway museum that was founded in 1984 in Wijchen, Gelderland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/13/2021

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums New Oxford Train Station - New Oxford, PA

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President Lincoln passed by the New Oxford Train Station en route to deliver the Gettysburg Address at nearby Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Today, the train station is a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/18/2021

last visited: 10/26/2021

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Railroad Museums Caboose Museum - Whitehall, Michigan USA

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Railroad museum in Whitehall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/8/2021

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Sykesville & Patapsco Railway Museum - Sykesville, MD

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A small train museum in Sykesville, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/17/2021

last visited: 12/29/2009

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Railroad Museums High Line Railroad Park & Museum - Breckenridge, CO, USA

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The park is open daily from dawn to dusk (weather permitting). The museum, staffed by volunteers, is open in the summer, but always check online or in town for the schedule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/17/2021

last visited: never

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Railroad Museums Vicksburg Depot Museum - Vicksburg, Michigan USA

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Railroad Depot Museum in Vicksburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/17/2021

last visited: 7/18/2021

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Railroad Museums Horseshoe Curve Visitor Center - Altoona, PA

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The Horseshoe Curve Visitor Center allows close-up viewing of trains travelling around the curve. It also tells the story of the curve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/19/2021

last visited: 5/24/2021

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Railroad Museums the Railroaders Memorial Museum - Altoona, Pennsylvania

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This is a MUST SEE Attraction for all Rail Fans. First opened in 1980, the museum relocated in 1998 to the Pennsylvania Railroad's former Master Mechanic's Building. Located at 1200 Ninth Avenue, Altoona, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/23/2021

last visited: 3/22/2021

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Railroad Museums Herndon Depot Museum - Herndon, Virginia

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Located in the heart of Herndon, a cant miss it landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/2/2021

last visited: 6/12/2021

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Railroad Museums Museumspoorlijn STAR – Stadskanaal, NL

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[NL] Museum en stoomdepot van de Stichting Stadskanaal Rail (STAR). [EN] Museum and steam depot of the Stadskanaal Rail Foundation (STAR).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Boon

location: Groningen, Netherlands

date approved: 2/21/2021

last visited: 2/13/2022

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Railroad Museums Veluwse Stoomtrein Maatschappij – Beekbergen, NL

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[NL] Museumclocatie en stoomdepot van de Veluwse Stoomtrein Maatschappij (VSM). [EN] Museum location and steam depot of the Veluwe Steam Train Company (VSM).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Boon

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 2/21/2021

last visited: 3/3/2022

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Railroad Museums Head of Steam Darlington Railway Museum- Darlington, England.

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Darlington Railway Museum (re-launched as head of steam in 2008) was opened on the 27th September 1975 by the Duke of Edinburgh, on the 150th anniversary of the Stockton and Darlington Railway. The museum tells the story of Darlington and the impact of railways. It is housed in the old North Road station building, built in 1842, on the route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cmiller38

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2021

last visited: 1/29/2021

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Railroad Museums Lynnville Railroad Museum - Lynnville TN

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The museum is located in the old train depot and is setup to look like it would have when in operation. There is a 4 car train on the tracks beside the depot including a 1927 Baldwin steam locomotive.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/28/2020

last visited: 10/18/2021

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Railroad Museums Museu dos Transportes Urbanos de Coimbra - Coimbra, Portugal

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This museum is focused in the use of trams in Coimbra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Coimbra, Portugal

date approved: 12/8/2020

last visited: never

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