Elgin County Railway Museum, Saint Thomas

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  • July 5, 2017
    Not to be confused with Railway Museums like Squamish BC, or York England, this exhibit has a long way to go. But, impassioned guides will give you an excellent story on why Saint Thomas was such an i...  more »
  • June 27, 2017
    A very good bit of history even though it's a little "work still in progress" - Nice example of the Hudson class loco in the engine shed, along with the two wagons currently in the process of restorat...  more »
  • June 25, 2017
    An impressive collection of engines and cars! Our volunteer tour guide , Larry, is very passionate and knowledgeable. It was a pleasure. Great place to visit, what an amazing history of the place. Did...  more »
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  • March 15, 2017
    St. Thomas was a critical component of passenger rail in this part of the world, and this museum is an important part of what is left of that legacy. What this museum lacks in funding, they make up for in heart. There's much here to love, so if you're willing to forgive the obvious financial challenges they face, I think you'll find your time and money were well spent. I'm giving 5 stars because of value for the money; they're not asking a lot of money to visit, and they're doing a lot with very little. Well worth it if you're in the area.
  • March 3, 2017
    Loved the history and the "old timers" that walked you through it. Unfortunately they are lacking some serious funds and the building has gone down hill and some projects most likely will never be completed. It would be a shame to loose this valuable piece of history, but without support it will fall victim more lost pieces of history. Great place to visit and spend a few hours looking back into some local history.
  • December 28, 2016
    Museums have exhibits. And funding. This has neither.
  • April 23, 2017
    Great model RR display!
  • December 29, 2016
    Amazing place to see a few chunks of history, well done!

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