Imagine the finest dining experience you ever had. Now transfer that experience into an early 1900s railroad car. Dining in a railroad car was a one-of-a-kind experience. Its class and sophistication were competing forces between rail lines for the best service provided and the dishes were contending with five-star restaurants […]
We all know the old, tried, and sometimes true saying “Bigger is Better.” Yes, a significantly enlarged bowl of ice cream on a hot summer day is for sure better. Finding out that your car repair bill is larger than anticipated … well, not so good. In the late 1930s, […]
As we prepare to mark this year’s edition of that most joyous day when we all discover just a wee bit of our heritage hails from the Emerald Isle, allow me to provide you with a few new bits of trivia to toss about over your pints. My Irish friends, […]
Member Names: Tenille, Dustin, Remington, and Pryor P. What made you become a member at the National Railroad Museum? We were given a family membership as a gift 3 years ago and it has been an absolute blessing. What is your favorite part of being a member at the museum? […]
Fairbanks-Morse Company manufactured this H-44-10 B+B diesel-electric locomotive for Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific in 1944. Eventually, Miller Compressing Company purchased the locomotive.
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy EMD SD-24 diesel-electric locomotive № 510; manufactured by Electro-Motive Division; manufacture date unknown.
The National Railroad Museum acquired this diesel locomotive from the Anheuser-Busch Company’s malting facility at Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
TTX Company flatcar № 970837; manufacturer unknown; manufacture date unknown.
Donated by Canadian National in 2004, the National Railroad Museum intended to use Illinois Central Gulf № ICG 910302 as a means to transport its narrow gauge Shay-type steam locomotive.
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe flatcar No. 206983; manufacturer unknown; manufacture date unknown. Used to create the Cdr. Buerschinger open-air car.