Southern Railway #501
Built in the 1930's by the St. Louis Car Co. #501 is a heavyweight baggage car. #501 will eventually house a large HO scale model railroad donated to the museum by Dr. Robert Strauss of Lexington, KY. 501 served the museum on many museum sponsored steam excursions between Lexington, KY and Chattanooga, TN. prior to Norfolk Southern shutting down it's steam program. 501 will be receiving new paint in the coming months in preparation for display next to the museum depot.