DATES OF OPERATION – Mid-Continent Railway Museum is currently closed for the season. Join us again beginning May 9th. The museum office remains staffed most weekdays to respond to inquiries and accept reservations. A full schedule can be found on the Train Ride Info page.
May 1, 2015: Auction Open House
May 2, 2015: Auction Sale
May 9-10, 2015: Mother’s Day weekend trains (onboard dining offered)
May 16-June 7, 2015: Open weekends
May 30-31, 2015: WWI Encampment
June 8, 2015: Open daily
June 20, 2015: BBQ Train (Father’s Day weekend)
STEAM STATUS PAGE – Our Steam Status page contains the latest information about the C&NW No. 1385 and Saginaw Timber Company No. 2 steam locomotive restorations.
SEEKING C&NW 1385 MATERIALS – Do you have visuals, posters, postcards, photos, video, movies, paperwork, blueprints or other materials related to the C&NW 1385 steam locomotive? We are interested in any materials that help tell show the 1385’s history on the C&NW and at Mid-Continent. New exhibits about No. 1385 are in the works and new content continues to be needed for use in publications and the web. Learn how you can share your C&NW 1385 materials with us.
STEAM & STEEL: SONGS OF RAILROAD’S GOLDEN AGE – Fundraising at Mid-Continent Railway Museum has taken on a more harmonious tone with the release of an original music CD entitled Steam & Steel: Songs of Railroad’s Golden Age. A collection of ten railroad themed songs, including nine original compositions by Mid-Continent member Ken Hojnacki, performed by Grammy Award-winning bluegrass artist Laurie Lewis and her band, they range in style from bluegrass to country to folk.
Read the The Story Behind the Songs of Railroad’s Golden Age, which includes not only the back story but song lyrics, pictures and song samples.
Order yours by calling our office at 800-930-1385
Mid-Continent is an outdoor living history museum and operating railroad recreating, preserving, and interpreting the small town/shortline way of life from the “Golden Age of Railroading” spanning the years 1880 to 1916. Help us preserve this experience for others to enjoy by making a donation, and consider joining us as a member!
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