Passenger & Baggage Cars

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3240

  Erie Lackawanna #3240
Built in the mid 1920's, this car was a commuter day coach for the Erie Lackawanna Railroad. This car served on New York commuter trains all the way into the 1980's where she served on Conrail. This car is odd in that she retained her original friction bearing trucks. Parts which were being eliminated from american railroad equipment as early as the 1950's.

3247

    Erie Lackawanna #3247
  #3247 shares much of the same history as her sister car, #3240 also used in passenger service at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum.

sou501

    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.

77500

  Seaboard Railroad Safety Instruction Car #77500
-Originally built as a tourist sleeper, this car was later modified by the Seaboard Railroad into a safety training car. This car would travel the railroads system and give safety demonstrations and show training films to employees. It's currently getting the exterior repainted into its original Pullman Green color. The car now resides beside the station building and houses displays and an interactive Lionel layout for kids.

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