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Railroad Museum to Debut “Bent to the Task: The Industrial Art of Ray Carrington” on January 31

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Railroad Museum Foundation CEO Cheryl Marcell Named to Serve on Executive Committee of the California Travel Association

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Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts

Special Open House on January 18, 2020

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Historic 1920s Rotary Snowplow & Dynamic “White Out! A Collision Course with Nature” Exhibit On Display for a Limited Time at the Railroad Museum

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Railtown 1897 to Honor Military Veterans with Complimentary Train Rides & Park Admission on Veterans Day

Railtown ... Complimentary Train Rides & Park Admission on Veterans Day

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Local Museums Honor Military Veterans with Celebratory Events, Activities and Admission Specials

Local Museums Honor Military ... FREE Excursion Train Rides & Admission for Veterans at the Railroad Museum

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Railroad Museum Announces Return of Family-Favorite “Small Train Holiday” on November 16 & 17

the return of the special “Small Train Holiday” November 16 & 17, 2019.

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Tickets to THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Go On Sale to the Public on October 1 for Old Sacramento and on October 11 for Jamestown Experiences

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Railtown 1897 Presents 2nd Annual “Tricks, Treats & Train Rides” Family-Friendly Event

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Railroad Museum Invites Interested Volunteers to Attend Special Open House on September 14

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National Railroad Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony To Take Place at the Railroad Museum on September 5

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California State Railroad Museum Foundation Membership Includes Opportunity to Purchase Advance Tickets to THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

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Railtown 1897 Goes Hollywood with 2nd Annual “Robbery on the Rails” Train Ride Experiences Over Labor Day Weekend

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California State Railroad Museum Foundation Proudly Supports Farm-to-Fork Initiative & Offers Two Evenings of VIP Cocktail Train Ride Experiences Tickets on Sale Now for Farm-To-Fork Cocktail Train Rides on September 28 & 29

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Delightful Not Frightful “Spookomotive” Train Rides To Treat Passengers All Four Weekends in October

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Railtown 1897 Offers “Harvest Haunt Express” Train Rides Every Weekend in October Special Train Rides Pulled by the Newly Restored No. 28 on Saturdays

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Railroad Museum Celebrates Toy Train Month by Showcasing Prized Lionel Observation Car from 1929 Toy Train is Special Due to its Personal Connection to Thomas W. Sefton

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It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with a State Parks Ranger and K9 Companion on July 29

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Railroad Museum Introduces New & Redesigned Exhibits Timed to Coincide with the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

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Come One, Come All… FREE Sesquicentennial Community Day on May 8

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Railroad Museum to Present Entertaining, Interpretive & FREE Melodrama titled “The Quest for the Gold Spike”

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It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with the Museum Director on April 29

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Experience the Union Pacific Rail Car Available for Free Tours April 19-22

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36th Season of Weekend Excursion Train Rides Resume on April 6 & 7

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It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with Local TV Anchor & Reporter Dina Kupfer

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2018

Railroad Museum & Foundation to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

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Historic 1920s Rotary Snowplow & Compelling Exhibit Return for a Limited Time

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Railroad Museum to Honor Military Veterans with Complimentary Excursion Train Rides & Museum Admission

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All Aboard for Story Time with a Spirited and Fun Mad Scientist

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Delightful Not Frightful “Spookomotive” Train Rides To Treat Passengers All Four Weekends in October

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California State Railroad Museum Foundation Proudly Supports Farm-to-Fork Initiative & Offers Two VIP Cocktail Train Ride Experiences

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Railroad Museum Encourages Interested Volunteers to Attend Special Open House on September 8

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Celebrate Labor Day Weekend by Riding the Rails on the Sacramento Southern Railroad With a 10 a.m. Departure Added, Historic Steam Train Rides Offered All Three Days of Holiday Weekend

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Railroad Museum Selected as Venue for Center for Railroad Photography & Art’s First-Ever “Conversations West 2018” Regional Conference

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Railroad Museum Celebrates Toy Train Month with Special Collection of Pre-War Trains & Accessories

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All Aboard for Story Time with Entertaining Local Musician Charles Hurley on Monday, July 16

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Railroad Museum Presents a BIG Weekend of Small Trains on Father’s Day Weekend

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Railroad Museum to Present a Special “Beebe and Clegg” Presentation & Book Signing on May 19

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Railroad Museum to Present Suspenseful New Exhibit “Death Valley Scotty’s Race for Glory” on May 18

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From a Sunset Sip, Tribute Tunes, a Brunch on Front & Much More, Old Sacramento to Surprise & Delight On Memorial Day Weekend

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All Aboard for Story Time with Front Street Animal Shelter Special Guests & Furry Friends on Monday, April 30

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Calling All Trivia Fans… Railroad Museum to Present a Series of Five Off the Rails: Happy Hour & Trivia Night After-Hour Events

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Railroad Museum to Showcase Award-Winning Photographs from Around the World

Winners Selected by the Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Railroad Museum Encourages Interested Volunteers to Attend Special Open House on April 14

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Offering the Only Authentic & Historic Train Ride Experience in the Sacramento Area

The 35th Season of Weekend Excursion Train Rides Resume on April 7 & 8

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Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides On the Sacramento Southern Railroad

Weekday Train Rides Available on Tuesdays through April

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Railroad Museum to Present Trains & Tripods Live Learning Photography Seminar & Workshop

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Railroad Museum to Showcase Historic Rotary Snowplow & Debut All-New Snowbound in the Sierra

Starting January 29

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All Aboard for Story Time with FOX40 Meteorologist Darren Peck

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It’s All Aboard for Story Time Holiday-Style With Mrs. Claus

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Railroad Museum to Honor Military Veterans with Complimentary Steam Train Excursion Rides & Museum Admission on Veterans Day

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Railroad Museum to Showcase a BIG Weekend of Small Trains on November 4-5

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Trains & Tripods Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar

Lights, Camera, Action!

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An All-New Halloween-Inspired Event for Adults, Tickets on Sale Now

Sips & Spirits: The Train Ride

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Spookomotive Trains to Treat Old Sacramento Visitors for Three Weekends in October

Delightful Not Frightful…

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All Aboard for Story Time with Good Day Sacramento’s Tina Macuha

Monday, October 2, 11 a.m.

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Foundation Announces Menu for VIP Cocktail Train Ride Experiences

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Tickets on Sale Now for Farm-To-Fork Cocktail Train Rides

Presented by Rabobank on September 23 & 24

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Railroad Museum Encourages Interested Volunteers to Attend Special Open House

Saturday, September 9, 1-3 p.m.

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Iconic Railroad Museum Mural Revitalization, Part of Wide Open Walls Festival

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Railroad Museum to Debut Rare & Recently Acquired Pastel-Colored Lady Lionel Train Set

In Celebration of Toy Train Month in August

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All Aboard for Story Time with Sacramento Republic FC Player

Adam Moffat on Monday, July 31

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Railroad Museum Foundation Teams Up with B Street Theatre

B Street & Brews at the Museum on July 21

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It’s Official…the Railroad Museum is Now Recognized as a Smithsonian Affiliate

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Railroad Museum to Showcase Automobiles Alongside Locomotives When New Exhibit Debuts on May 26

Plus, Special Shuttle Train Rides from Railroad Museum to Automobile Museum Offered One-Day-Only on Saturday, May 27

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Railroad Museum Encourages Interested Volunteers to Attend Special Open House

Saturday, May 13, 1-3 p.m.

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Railroad Museum Presents Trains & Tripods Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar

May 12-13

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All Aboard for Story Time With Michael Marks - Your Produce Man

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State Parks Names Ty Smith as Director for the California State Railroad Museum

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All Aboard for Story Time With B Street Theatre Company’s Amy Kelly

A talented local actress, comedian, voice-over artist and impersonator, she will read the book The Transcontinental Railroad by John Perritano.

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Railroad Museum to Showcase Award-Winning Photographs from Around the World

Winners Selected by the Center for Railroad Photography & Art

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Chris Rockwell Named as Librarian for the California State Railroad Museum Library & Archives

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Old Sacramento has Just the Ticket for Family Fun…

New Season of Weekend Train Rides & Underground Tours Resume on April 1 & 2!

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Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad

Weekday Train Rides Available on Select Tuesdays Starting February 28

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Historic 1920s Rotary Snowplow from Railroad Museum’s Collection on Public Display

Starting Monday, January 30

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Sacramento Museum Day Guests Can Enjoy Special Offers & Discounts at Participating Local Restaurants

Sacramento Museum Day: Saturday, February 4

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All Aboard for Story Time with KCRA Meteorologist Tamara Berg

To the delight of young children and parents, Tamara will read the illustrated children’s book "Thomas Gets a Snowplow."

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Railroad Museum to Debut “Bent to the Task: The Industrial Art of Ray Carrington” on January 31

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Railroad Museum Foundation CEO Cheryl Marcell Named to Serve on Executive Committee of the California Travel Association

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Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts

Special Open House on January 18, 2020

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