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WELCOME! – Mid-Continent Railway Museum is currently closed for the season. Join us next during our Snow Train special event!

Winter/Spring Schedule

  • Nov. 28 – Feb. 10: Museum closed, no train rides
  • Feb. 11 – 12: Snow Train
  • Feb. 13 – May 12: Museum closed, no train rides
  • May 13: Start of weekend-only operations
  • June 3: Start of 7-day-a-week operations

2017 WHISTLE ON THE WIND CALENDAR – Mid-Continent’s popular and informative Whistle on the Wind 2017 wall calendar is now in stock. Filled with historical railroad imagery as well as more contemporary museum scenes, these 12-month, spiral-bound calendars make great gifts!

$10,000 MATCHING GRANT FOR DL&W #595 – Mid-Continent has been awarded a $10,000 matching grant toward overhaul repairs to Delaware, Lackawanna & Western #595, a car used by Mid-Continent for offering demonstration train rides. The grant comes courtesy of the Emery Rail Heritage Trust. Your help is needed for us to reach the matching grant amount before the deadline of March 31, 2017.

STEAM & STEEL: SONGS OF RAILROAD’S GOLDEN AGEFundraising 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 Railway Museum 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 608-522-4261 or 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.” Help us preserve this experience for others to enjoy by making a donation, and consider joining us as a member!

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