Railroad Museum and Rail Excursion

  • Rail Excursion departing Railroad museum on our MOW train

Date

September 8, 2012, 9:00am to December 29, 2012, 12:00pm

Contact

(301) 653-7983

Address

11700 Main St
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Admission / Price

Voluntary donation

Description

Every Saturday morning from 9am-12pm the Rappahannock Chapter, National Railway Historical Society opens its Railroad and Railway workers museum to vsitors.  See the tools and equipment used by railway workers of the past century.  Tour restored Railway Express Baggage car, restored cabooses, and the grounds containing various signalling and Maintenance of Way equipment.  Members are on hand to provide more detailed explanations of railroad equpment. operations and safety.  Weathre and other conditions permittting board the restored crew cars used by the workers in the early to mid twentieth century and take a liesurely excursion along the Spotsylvania County tracks along Deep Run. All admission is free.  Voluntary donations to support operations and restoration work are accepted.  The Chapter and Museum are IRS 501c(3) and contributions are ddeductable as allowed by law.