Museum of the American Railroad - Dallas, Texas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 32° 46.952 W 096° 45.734
14S E 709576 N 3629395
Quick Description: Presently located on the Texas State Fair Grounds. An excellent museum with a lot of hands on experience available. Most of the cabs are open which allow visitors. Everything is almost there from a "Big Boy" to the smallest "donkey"
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/21/2009 5:12:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM7Q66
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01
Views: 11

Long Description:
This was once the Age of Steam Railroad Museum. They have changed their name now to the "Museum of the American Road"

from their website.

Museum of the American Railroad possesses one of the most comprehensive heavyweight passenger car collections in the United States, with a complete pre World War II passenger train including a Railway Post Office and baggage car, coaches, lounge cars, Pullman sleeping cars and a dining car. The museum has recently added a collection of postwar lightweight passenger equipment to complement its prewar passenger train. Over thirty pieces of historic railroad equipment including steam, diesel and electric locomotives, cabooses , historic structures, signals and assortment of small artifacts make it one of the finest railroad museums in the southwest United States. The museum also features a steam calliope and whistle display.

Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: no

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Admission fee?: 5

Street Address: 1105 Washington Street Dallas, Texas

Gift shop?: yes

Café/restaurant?: no

Theater?: no

Other features?:
Tours and special dining parties in the Pullman Dining Car.

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