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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the National Railroad Museum

At the National Railroad Museum, we talk a lot about our exhibits and educate our guests on the rolling stock we have for them to view, as well as railroad history, but there are a few things you might not ...
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Leaving Behind a Lasting Legacy

We are guaranteed two things in this life — death and taxes. When we leave this world, most people want to leave the world a better place. There are many ways you can create a legacy that will be remembered ...
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Railroading Merit Badge Workshop – Register Now!

Following the merit badge requirements, Scouts participate in a series of six workshops. Successful completion of the activities will earn the Railroading Merit Badge. During this engaging program, we learn about rail safety, how locomotives work, what freight trains carry, ...
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Planning Your Trip to the National Railroad Museum

Planning a trip can be stressful. How do I get to where I am going? What can I see when I am there? How long should I plan on staying? What do I need to bring with me? Here are ...
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Summer Railroad Camp Registration

It’s a summer camp all about trains! During these five-day camps, you’ll enjoy many different activities relating to trains and railroads. You will explore the National Railroad Museum and work with Museum staff members and trained volunteers to learn about ...
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Requiem For Steam: The Railroad Photographs of David Plowden

A new photography exhibit opened February 3, 2018, featuring the railroad photography of David Plowden, a well-known American photographer that created iconic images of the nation’s railroads. His fascination with railroads was the root of his life’s work as a ...
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Dothan Dining Car Restoration Update

The Museum is restoring a 1920s Atlantic Coast Line Dothan dining car for operation on site. Thanks to Trains Magazine, you can take a video tour with Daniel Liedtke, Museum Operations Manager/Curator, as he talks about the process and takes ...
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Now Hiring Restoration Specialist

The National Railroad Musem is now accepting applications for the exciting position of Restoration Specialist. SUMMARY Conducts restoration work on rolling stock and buildings; maintains structural, aesthetic, and historical integrity of rolling stock and Museum structures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ...
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Railroad Camp Registration Open!

It’s a summer camp all about trains! During these five-day camps, you’ll enjoy many different activities relating to trains and railroads. You will explore the National Railroad Museum and work with Museum staff members and trained volunteers to learn about ...
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