New Exhibit Under Construction

Monday February 22, 2016 – Today Museum staff and volunteers began removing the Railroading Now: 1970 to Present exhibit from the Lower Gallery in the main Museum Depot Building.

The new exhibit, Eating on the Rails: A Look at Dining on Railroads is expected to open on Monday April 11, 2016. We will continue to post photos of the construction as it progresses.

Artifacts have been removed and returned to their storage locations.
Artifacts have been removed and returned to their storage locations.
A small sign announces the opening of the Lower Gallery on April 11, 2016.
A small sign announces the opening of the Lower Gallery on April 11, 2016.
Volunteers plan to re-use as much wood as possible when modifying the "Ski Train" replica to create a Dining Car display.
Volunteers plan to re-use as much wood as possible when modifying the “Ski Train” replica to create a Dining Car display.
Taking apart the interior of the previous locomotive replica.
Taking apart the interior of the previous locomotive replica.
Time for some teamwork!
Time for some teamwork!
Removing the old seating area took the most time, it was well constructed by the previous team.
Removing the old seating area took the most time, it was well constructed by the previous team.
The Coors Switcher Locomotive Controls are being re-installed on the switch engine.
The Coors Switcher Locomotive Controls are being re-installed on the switch engine.
Lots of progress made with work scheduled to continue throughout the week.
Lots of progress made with work scheduled to continue throughout the week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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