Walkersville Southern Railroad Museum- Walkersville MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 29.136 W 077° 21.342
18S E 297406 N 4373315
Quick Description: 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.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 10/17/2021 9:15:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM1550G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member alermy
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Long Description:
From the Walkersville Southern Railroad Museum website below:

"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. Housed within an early 20th century commercial building, the museum features a variety of educational exhibits that showcase railroad artifacts and equipment.

MUSEUM EXHIBITS
Our museum features exhibits about the history of Walkersville Southern Railroad (WSRR), its predecessor, the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), as well as a brief history of the town of Walkersville.

Our displays include the following railroad artifacts and objects:

Velocipede pump car from the late 1800s

1903 locomotive demonstrator

Front of Baldwin Switcher from the 1940s

Tools used for track work

Children’s area with Thomas wooden trains, games and coloring books

HO model train layout constructed by the late George Wireman, former conductor

Area for viewing videos and reading railroad books"

(visit link)
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: yes

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Street Address: 34 W Pennsylvania Ave, Walkersville MD 21793

Gift shop?: yes

Café/restaurant?: yes

Theater?: no

Admission fee?: Not listed

Other features?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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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