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The official railroad museum for the state of Alabama is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and operation of historically significant railway equipment. The museum is housed in a 100-year-old depot. Railroad artifacts, engines, rolling stock and equipment from the late 1800s to 1950s. Visitors can ride an old-fashioned train through scenic forests or Alabama's only operating narrow-gauge steam locomotive. Train rides Saturdays, Mar - Dec and by appointment.

Location: PO Box 727, 1919 9th St, Calera Alabama 35040 Telephone 205-668-3435 Fax 800-943-4490

Other Transportation nearby:
(Ashland) Ashland/Lineville Airport
(Bessemer) Bessemer Airport
(Centreville) Bibb County Airport
(Birmingham) Birmingham International Airport
(Clanton) Gragg-Wade Field Airport
(Greensboro) Greensboro Municipal Airport

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