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Galesburg Railroad Museum, Galesburg

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The Galesburg Railroad Museum is a railroad museum in Galesburg, Illinois, United States. The Museum is located at 211 South Seminary Street, Galesburg, IL 61401.Its collection includes CB&Q 4-6-4 3006, a Pullman "Meath" car, Railway Express RPO Combination Mail & Baggage Car, CB&Q Burlington Route Way Car and a museum building housing a large collection of railroad history in pictures, on paper and items donated to the museum by railroad workers and their families.Parking is available in the city parking lots on Seminary & Mulberry Streets.
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  • There is an engine (#3006) and three cars outside (mail car, Pullman sleeper car, and a caboose). If you read all the carefully-written descriptions it will take about two hours (or more). Most people...  more »
  • We started out from Galesburg, Illinois on our first Amtrak train ride to Winslow, AZ. But with time to spare we checked this out. Very interesting and educational. Glad we had some extra time to take...  more »
  • Even though we are retired railroaders we like the museum because it was put together by railroaders with feeling and respect to The R.R.  more »