Elgin County Railway Museum, Saint Thomas

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  • We had a little difficulty locating the entrance to the museum property. It looks like you're turning in to an dingy strip mall. Continue beyond the mall and you come to the old railway yards and the ...  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Museums have exhibits. And funding. This has neither.
  • Great model RR display!
  • Amazing place to see a few chunks of history, well done!

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